Category Archives: PRODUCTS

SCOTTISH WHISKY & GLENGOYNE

Travelers love Scotland for many reasons, among them the welcoming fun-loving residents, serene scenery, world-class golf, and delightful places to stay. But there is one Scottish lure that makes all of the others shine brighter. We’re talking whisky here. (Notice the spelling differs from Irish whiskey. According to one Irish drinker, “the Scots are just […]

FARMSHOP AND AVOCADO HUMMUS

It’s sunny and bright, hip and happening, and loaded with celebrities. We could be describing Southern California and Los Angeles in general, but instead are telescoping in on Farmshop, an artisan market and restaurant that perfectly reflects the cool vibe of both the region and the city. Actually, there are two Farmshop restaurants—one in L.A. […]

ST. LOUIS HIDDEN TREASURES

Randy Tankersley is a self confessed history nut. He is also a complex, creative man with a gift for storytelling. His storytelling takes many forms. He used storytelling while working as a broadcast photojournalist for ABC News Midwest bureau—a job that brought him to St Louis in 1988. He excels at “visually branded storytelling through […]

BLVD 16 COCKTAIL RECIPES

  Eat, drink—mainly drink—and be merry while you reduce your carbon footprint. Guzzle up and your efforts to save the planet get even better. Too good to be true? Au contraire. Especially if you are in Los Angeles. Especially if it is Tuesday. Especially if you are drinking at BLVD 16 Restaurant and Lounge at […]

KING CAKE

So I was going to give you a recipe for king cake—you know—that luscious coffee cake that, in Louisiana, reigns over parties, festivities and celebrations from January 6 (to honor Kings’ Day, the meeting of the three wise men with the infant Jesus) to Mardi Gras . Traditional king cakes are iced and decorated with […]