Culinary Travel (Page 2)

Today the world celebrates the second-annual Champagne Day. Started as a grassroots online effort to celebrate the sparkling wine that comes exclusively from the Champagne region of France, Champagne Day is celebrated worldwide in wine stores, bars, restaurants, at private events, in homes and online. Events include Champagne discounts at retailers, tastings, TweetUps and spontaneous celebrations. To find some of the events happening around the world, visit the Champagne Day Meetup site. Additionally, in honor of Champagne Day, the Champagne Bureau hosted a contest where individuals submitted photos of authentic Champagne labels in order to win an iPad2, and the Bureau is proud to announceRead More →

For me, the most comforting concoction during the cold weather is a frothy cup of hot chocolate. It’s comforting and warms me all the way down from my head to my toes. My kids are big fans of hot chocolate also, begging me to make a pot on a Sunday evening, topping it off with whipped cream and chocolate flakes. Since New York City is one of the most popular holiday destinations we thought we’d put together a list of some of the best places to grab a hot cup of cocoa, whether you’re viewing Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, touring some of the free thingsRead More →

Las Vegas isn’t just a placeĀ to gamble, but has also become one of the foremost culinary destinations in the world. TravelingMamas.com recently visited this city that never sleeps and explored the variety of dining options around the city while on a Las Vegas girlfriend getaway. OneĀ fine dining option in Las Vegas is Sage, a Shawn McClain Restaurant at ARIA Casino and Resort at CityCenter. Sage serves Contemporary American cuisine with an infusion of global influences in each dish. ThemeParkMom, MommyMusings, and myself enjoyed an early dinner before a planned show. The atmosphere of the restaurant is contemporary chic and the whole experience is more thanRead More →

The rain was dripping on the gravel area of my back patio, with big, fat raindrops plopping into the tiered fountain. It’s the time of the day where dinner is simmering on the stove and the rest of the family has yet to come home for the day. As I poured and looked at the light color, I thought of the Wine in the City event I hosted along with Erika Lehmann and Tim Hayden. We were graced with the beautiful personalities of Jackson Family Wines – Barbara Banke and Katie Jackson. The La Crema 2008 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay opens with crisp green apple andRead More →