Several long blocks outside the picturesque village of Westerly, Rhode Island sits the casually-elegant Ella's Fine Food & Drink helmed by seven-time James Beard-nominated Chef Jeanie Roland. The eatery serves seasonally-influenced American-Asian fusion dishes prepared with classical French techniques.
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Even though we dined at Andiron Steak & Sea months ago, the flavors of the meal still linger in our memory. While in Las Vegas, we had heard about this restaurant by two food writers. The eatery, which sits about 30 minutes outside of town in Summerlin, is the brainchild of Chef Kim Canteenwalla and his wife, award-winning restaurateur Elizabeth Blau. Together, their combined experience expresses itself through the restaurant’s design and eclectic dishes. ... Read More
Dining at a Michelin Star restaurant is a bit like booking a night at a five-star hotel. You don’t know exactly what these stars mean, but you know you’re getting the best of the best… and paying lots for it, for sure. ... Read More
As a grad student at Stanford in 1989, Argentinean Santiago Achaval discovered a passion that many college scholars are just experiencing: the love of wine. And not just any brand, fine wines. Weekend road trips to Napa and Sonoma bested his academic studies. Returning to his career in accounting in Argentina, he could not leave behind the thoughts of those exquisite wines he had tasted in California. Something in him told him that Argentina, with her soil composition and climate, could provide him with qualities similar to, if not exceeding, those wines. And so, his appetite for drinking wines turned into a desire for creating wines. ... Read More