Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro

A few years ago while exploring Napa Valley, I visited Thomas Keller’s Michelin star awarded Bouchon Bistro in Yountville for lunch. The menu featured Keller’s roasted chicken, regarded by some as the best in the world. I still remember how I thoroughly enjoyed the crispy skin and moist meat paired with a glass of dry…

Two Thanksgiving Dining Options at The Montage in Beverly Hills

Celebrity Chef Scott Conant’s Scarpetta is serving an elegant Thanksgiving Day buffet that includes all the traditional trimmings inside The Montage Beverly Hills While overlooking the beautiful Beverly Canon gardens, families can begin with a complement of West Coast oysters, chilled shrimp, citrus cured salmon or Snow Crab legs, before moving on to enjoy slices…

Afternoon Tea for Two at the Parq Bar

When a friend invites me to afternoon “high tea,” I always accept, especially when it’s at the Montage, Beverly Hills. After a hectic week, it’s always rejuvenating to unwind and take time to pause, sip some elegant tea, nibble on finger sandwiches, and enjoy clotted cream and fruity preserves on freshly baked scones. Scones, tea…