Archive for October, 2009

Larner Vineyard produces some of the highest quality grapes in Santa Barbara County. The vineyard is located on a 150-acre family-owned parcel of land in Ballard Canyon in the Santa Ynez Valley. Of these, 33 acres are planted to Rhone grape varietals (Syrah, Grenache and Viognier) in addition to the “Larner Clone” Grenache and Malvasia […]


Above the notoriously quirky and flamboyant furniture shop known as Miss Pixie’s on 14th Street in Washington D.C., a new cafe has arrived that makes crawling out of bed in the morning something I actually look forward to on Sundays. The small space feels more like a friend’s kitchen in an old European 2nd story […]