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High Tide Dining-a Splashy Success

High Tide Dining-a Splashy Success

It’s one thing to watch high tides sitting on the beach, and another entirely while dining in an exquisite restaurant. The Marine Room, snuggled in the endless ocean waves of La Jolla, CA, offers seasonal brunch and dinner timed to the peak tide schedule. Award winning Master Chef of France, Bernard Guillas, is in the...
His passion for baking is always rising

His passion for baking is always rising

Baguettes, cinnamon rolls and filled pastries impeccably arranged for breakfast while passengers eagerly awaited their selections to be served. Having a passion for bread and all that it evokes, I laid eyes on a tapered baguette, pulled it toward me and pressed down on the lightly browned crust to hear it crackle. Tearing an end...

Chocolates and wine make a sweet pair

Share:  Elegant chocolates go smoothly with varietals. I had already spotted their bestselling chocolates, the dark chocolate salted caramels, when the woman at the counter pointed to the spiral staircase and said the seminar was about to begin.  I carefully wound around curved steps and saw tables lined with wine glasses and plated chocolates.  I...