“There is a vitality, a life force that is translated through you into action. And because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique, and if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost.” – Martha Graham
Here’s hoping you’re experiencing rich summers thus far… as I work on articles from recent travels in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, Seattle and NYC, I also head to New Orleans for my annual (if not more often) trip to one of the great food cities on earth where I am also a judge this year for Tales of the Cocktail’s international Spirited Awards.
In other news, here is my recent interview on the Dining Around show talking cocktails with the charming Joel Riddell…
Top Tastes – My Top Food Articles, June 15-30: 15 of my latest Zagat articles on new restaurants, underrated spots, weekend escapes north and east of SF, new East Bay openings and an interview with Josh Skenes of Saison.
Imbiber – My Top Drink Articles, June 15-30: 9 of my latest articles on new cocktail menus, quality drinks around the Bay Area, the best beer gardens, wine lists and more.
As your personal concierge who tells it like a good friend would, I also create personalized itineraries: trips, meals, explorations (under “Services“).
**Unless otherwise noted, all photos by Virginia Miller**