Michigan Memories

While Allen was in Florida recently, Kristina visited family and friends in Michigan. Summertime in Northern Michigan means many things, but wine tasting and fresh fruit rise to the top of the list. Kristina’s family has operated a fruit farm for four generations. July is cherry season, always a treat! There’s nothing quite like picking … More Michigan Memories

8th Annual Chocolate, Dessert and Wine Lover’s Evening

Last year, we celebrated Valentine’s Day early at the Chocolate, Dessert and Wine Lovers Evening in Stamford, CT. Tickets are now on sale for this year’s event, which will be held on Thursday, February 4th from 6-9 PM at the Stamford Marriott and Spa.   “The Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening has become a beloved … More 8th Annual Chocolate, Dessert and Wine Lover’s Evening

The Sweet Stuff

Kristina usually reserves Monday nights for yoga, but last week she gave her sweet tooth a workout instead and attended Dessert Professional magazine’s 2015 Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America event at La.venue. As you can see from the pictures below, the event was a treat for the eyes as well as the stomach! In … More The Sweet Stuff

Time for Talde

With good friends in Brooklyn, we always enjoy the opportunity to visit them and the area. Last time we visited the borough, we enjoyed brunch at Applewood and noticed that Talde was right across the street. We told ourselves that next time we were in the area, we would definitely stop by the popular restaurant. … More Time for Talde

Vegan Night Out

While we’re not vegetarian or vegan, we do enjoy our share of non-meat dinners from time to time. After Kristina’s brunch at Candle 79, we knew it would be a great spot to share with friends. Recently, we had a few friends in from out of town and enjoyed a delicious Friday night dinner at the Upper … More Vegan Night Out

A Taste of Chopped

Based on our interviews with winners and contestants from the show Chopped, readers know we’re big fans of the show. Like fellow viewers, we often dream about being judges on the show. Who wouldn’t want to taste the food (well, most of the food that is…)?! Recently, we visited Grano NYC in the West Village to … More A Taste of Chopped

The Sweet Stuff

We hope everyone enjoyed their Valentine’s Day yesterday. If you’re anything like us, you enjoyed plenty of sweets and maybe a little vino. We got a head start on Valentine’s Day last week by attending Stamford’s Shelter for Homeless’ Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening which took place at the Stamford Marriot. There was a great … More The Sweet Stuff

6th Annual Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening

For all the chocolate, wine and dessert lovers out there, this event is calling your name! The 6th Annual Chocolate, Dessert and Wine Lover’s Evening will be held on Thursday, February 5 from 6-9pm at The Marriot Hotel & Spa in downtown Stamford. Over 70 exhibitors will be in attendance offering savory bites, sweet treats and beverages. … More 6th Annual Chocolate, Dessert & Wine Lover’s Evening