I have never been to a lobster feast…or a clam bake. So, we were quite excited when we saw The Deloach Vineyards members only Lobster Feast. The date was within a week of our 34th Anniversary, so we made reservations, which lead to this whole, sweet Napa and Sonoma mini vacation. This was our second […]Read More Adventures in Napa/Sonoma, Day 2, The Lobster Feast
Day 2 found us waking up in the little Airbnb cottage. Comfy beds and pillows, along with a fairly quiet night helped us to wake up very rested. Since we were staying in a comfy little cottage in the middle of a construction/landscaping yard, there were some worker guys walking around outside and getting in […]Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma, Day 2
Continuing on with our Day 1 adventures, brings us to Mumm Napa, just up the road a few minutes from Paraduxx Winery, on Silverado Trail. This was our last stop for the day and our reservation was for 4:00. As you approach the winery you can see acres and acres of vineyards, much like any […]Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma or Happy Anniversary to Us. Day 1, Part III
For Day1, Part I go here. We had planned to stop at R+D Kitchen for lunch as part of our itinerary. We had been here a couple of times before and we liked it so much that we wanted to go again. Plus, our next appointment was at 2:00 and it was within 10 minutes […]Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma or Happy Anniversary to Us. Day 1, Part II
If you find yourself headed to Napa, I would highly recommend making reservations for a wine and cheese pairing at Far Niente, especially if you are a fan of Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs and/or Cabernet Sauvignon.Read More Adventures in Napa and Sonoma or Happy Anniversary to Us. Day 1
Recipe from Food Network, Tyler Florence Yes!Chef! loves pork. When I first met him, I couldn’t understand why he liked it so much. It was always dry and tasteless every time I had it. So, I would frequently turn up my nose to his suggestion of pork for dinner because of my pork bias. […]Read More Pulled Pork, Slaw and What Do I Do While Yes!Chef! is Away?