Is it worthIt?  That’s the question you have to ask.  You have to be discriminating. This past week was an eventful one for me, as per summer usual.  I flew to Boston to see Rent, threw a benefit fashion show at Jetties Beach, hosted several wine tastings and dined out too many times. Often after […]

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Last night (bratty as it sounds), I tweeted that I was forced to choose between a sunset cruise on a Hinckley picnic boat and a catered moonlit dinner on our deck. As it turned out, I didn’t get to do either, but I did drop by a friend’s boat on Old South Wharf and have […]

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I was reading a wine blog recently and the writer referred to her  “wine crush”—and she was not referring to stomping grapes.  That made me think of Joel Gott, who I would say is my current wine crush.  He is one of the coolest, cutest and busiest winemakers in Napa.  He makes an $18 Zin […]

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Opening Night of Figs at the old Woodbox was terrific. An 8:30 reservation was civilized after a crazy Figawi work day and the cozy back room full of “Sconseters” (including Tracy Root, as our server) was intimate and clubby.  The tables were jammed with those lucky enough to get a resy—Marian & Russ Morash of […]

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Just when you think you can no longer be dazzled…an invitation to a Burgundy dinner at the East Brick comes along… 1er & Grand Cru wines of Louis Latour:  check Winemaker Jean Charles in attendance: check Handsome Celebrity French Chef:  check Glorious renovated historical mansion:  check Gracious hosts celebrating 5th wedding anniversary:  check Rushing into […]

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