Month: May 2013

Homeroom: Home of Mac and Cheese

My last book club meeting was held at Homeroom in the Lake Temescal neighborhood of Oakland. We were looking for a place that serves comfort food, so Homeroom was a good choice as they specialize in one of the most comforting American… Read More

The Duck Club: As Fancy as it Sounds

Inside the plush Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa, you will find the Duck Club. I met my colleagues there recently for dinner as we were prepping for a weekend program. Prior to our appetizers coming out, the chef sent out a complimentary… Read More

New Orleans: In Search of the Best Beignets

What is a beignet? Beignets are deep fried dough covered with powered sugar. They are soft pillows of yumminess. You can’t visit New Orleans without stopping at Cafe du Monde for beignets and a cafe au lait. This is where everyone goes… Read More