Category Archives: WINE

3 luvSTUFF = 3 luvMUST

1)  pastille de Vichy mints– it was 1825 in vichy, france, and jean pierre joseph d’arcet, a chemist, figured a way to extract the active elements of the vichy thermal mineral waters and the pharmacist, bartillat, created with the mineral extracts, which are still … Continue reading

Posted in FOOD, luvMUST, luvSTUFF, PEOPLE, WINE | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DANIEL BOULUD x multiple

in new york, a few weeks ago, with friends, a bit after 10:30 pm, i was enjoying my luvFAB Jacques–Selosse and ordering all the appetizers at Boulud Sud.  in the past weeks, i seem to be fancying multiple venue restaurants in multiple cities, … Continue reading

Posted in FOOD, luvFAB, luvFIND, PEOPLE, RESTAURANT, TRAVEL, WINE | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment


when i invited my friend, jim, to dinner, he did not show up empty handed!  instead of the usual flowers, as his hostess gift, he extended an invite to see Il Volo, in concert at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater. … Continue reading

Posted in luvMUST, MUSIC, PEOPLE, TRAVEL, WINE | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments


though sometime passed before i took up his invite, i did visit the winery in le-mesnil-sur oger in france.  i met him at a dinner which he hosted in miami, florida.  Didier Depond, the president of Champagne Salon was indeed a passionate and … Continue reading

Posted in luvFAB, luvSTUFF, PEOPLE, TRAVEL, WINE | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment