Paradise in Potomac: Every inch of couple's estate built for living lavishly
Clearly this was a labor of love for all four, who still regale one another with stories about their trips to Italy and to antique stores to find the art, furniture and accessories that fill the house. “Unfortunately, I was the only one of our ...
April 30, 2015
The search for America's best food cities: San Francisco
Sitting close to the fragrant wood-burning oven at Zuni Café or watching Ravi Kapur in his screaming-yellow kitchen, set smack in the center of the Liholiho Yacht Club, forges a bond between patron and restaurant. Some of the most popular foodstuffs ...
May 19, 2015
A Foodie Guide to Venice
AS THE CLOCK STRIKES 8 a.m. on the church of San Giacomo di Rialto, there's not a tourist in sight. But Venice's waterways and back . Leaving the market, we puddle-hop through serpentine alleyways to Caffè del Doge on Calle dei Cinque at San Polo ...
April 23, 2015
Coffee drips through many of our lives – here's how a world champion barista ...
In late February, he won the U.S. Barista Championship in Long Beach, California – after finishing as runner-up the previous three years. “He got em In a dark sweater and button-down combo, with a dark beard and thick glasses, he looks intellectual ...
April 9, 2015
10 Luxury Espresso Machines From The Biggest Coffee Event In The World
It's since become a popular espresso machine option for top cafes around the world, from Maruyama Coffee in Japan to Kaldi's Coffee in St. Louis and Prufrock Coffee in London. For this year's SCAA the team at Victoria Arduino rolled out a market-ready ...
April 13, 2015
From the pub to the barn, Maryland estate is lavish
The four spent seven years sourcing Italian treasures, designing opulent curtains and furniture and hiring expert craftsmen and painters to create this nearly 20,000-square-foot estate. Clearly "Unfortunately, I was the only one of our little group ...
June 6, 2015
America's best food cities: San Francisco, where plenty is part of the scene
Since at least the 1930s, San Francisco had restaurants where diners could see cooks at work, but the design trend blossomed in the 1980s along with the rise of celebrity chefs. Sitting close to the fragrant wood-burning oven at Zuni Café or watching ...
May 27, 2015
Soup suitable for a picnic? Mango gazpacho answers call
I love all fresh fruit, but the unique taste of mango reminds me of my childhood when we would travel to Mexico to visit friends and eat mangos around the clock. This summer fruit ... fresh mint over the top. Start to Finish: 10 minutes, plus chilling ...
July 10, 2015
Old Stuff Street Café and the coal scuttle
Mine so much so that I could not finish it, even though it was an excellent chicken ... including Big Burger Eat-Offs equivalent to five burgers and eaten against the clock. Since I fell at one burger, I do not know how anyone could eat five, but it ...
July 9, 2015
Geelong’s night owls do it for the community
IF you’re feeling like a midnight snack, the 24-hour Kardinia Cafe is the place to go. The family business has been operating for the past 30 years on La Trobe Tce, and owner Peter Kurul said he enjoyed providing around-the-clock service to the community.
July 9, 2015
The ordeal that was filing income tax online
How is Wanjiku expected to go through this animated online help module, given a below-average Internet link and a much slower computing device at the local cyber-cafe? My PC clock was now reading ... from start to finish. After the PIN-confirmation process ...
July 8, 2015
Dining review: Chillax Espresso Bar in Collaroy
Just like its name, Chillax Espresso Bar keeps things casual ... spinach and sourdough toast and breakfast is a leisurely, easy-going affair. We finish on a sweet note sharing a slice of toasted homemade coconut and raspberry bread. It’s yummy and ...
July 2, 2015
Food News: Raw cakes, intense shakes, Jell-O shot, rock of yacht
arugula corn cakes Enjoy the menu from start to finish or choose dishes a la carte, because these guys are super laid back and not into making you commit to anything. Prices vary–all courses are $10 or under. Now you can take a peek inside Bryan ...
Spotlight On Coastal Cuisine: Big Apple Cafe and Bakery
Big Apple Cafe ... coffee and espresso drink options as well as hot teas, steamers, iced coffees, smoothies and more! Start your day off right with your favorite drink and fresh baked breakfast, or stop in later to get the extra jolt to finish your ...
June 30, 2015