Fazeli Cellars Joins Temecula’s De Portola Trail

Baba means father or grandfather and Joon is a term of endearment. It’s what his kids called him when they were growing up and what his grandkids call him now. Besides, the initials are the same as his nickname, BJ.

Gaslamp Quarter Mardi Gras

I hadn’t planned on having a second entrée, but just when I was trying to figure how I could squeeze in a bite of dessert, Nick presented seared big eye tuna nestled on a spaghetti squash bed with cucumber salad and yuzu caviar on top. The plating was exquisite and the tuna scrumptious.

Champagne Jacquart – Young at 50

The ’06 is the third in the trilogy of 2004, 2005 and 2006. The next vintage release will be 2009. Every vintage release is different, but she strives for consistency in the non-vintage releases. She believes that aging adds complexity.

Union Market – Local Defined

Torch is the place to go if you’re craving s’mores. Forget the store bought Graham crackers and marshmallows, these are hand made Grahams with handmade vanilla marshmallows served with milk chocolate.

Island Winery is One of a Kind on Hilton Head Island

The beautifully designed labels make the wine a nice souvenir from a Hilton Head vacation, much more desirable, in my opinion, than another hat, t-shirt or water bottle. Wine is always a great gift, and a bottle with a beautiful label and a story about a fabulous trip is even more special.