Diane Sukiennik is an internationally recognized writer, coach, keynote speaker, consultant, educator and licensed therapist. She is the author of The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options, 11th edition, Prentice Hall, the most widely used text in colleges and universities in the subject area. A self-proclaimed 'leisurologist,' she speaks French and Spanish, is an avid world traveler and is a freelance food, wine and lifestyle writer with a well established website, www.foodandwineaccess.com.
Michael Reiss is an entrepreneur, management consultant and executive coach. He has completed wine studies at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, California. He is the editor, chief photographer, and webmaster of www.foodandwineaccess.com. He speaks German, French, Spanish, and Japanese, and has lived in these countries as part of his life-long travel adventures.
Michael Reiss and Diane Sukiennik are the co-founders of www.foodandwineaccess.com. and regular contributors to Examiner.com.
Although Julia Child is no longer with us, her spirit is alive and cooking. Besides the film Julie and Julia, there is probably no finer tribute to her memory and culinary contribution than that of the annual Bacara Resort’s Santa Barbara Food ... Go to Article
There’s always plenty to do on a spring Sunday in Los Angeles, but the Annual VINTAGE BOUQUET Food and Wine Extravaganza organized by the Beverly Hills Bar Association, surely takes the cake. Tasty samples are provided by some of the area&rsquo... Go to Article
As any luxury traveler and Bali aficionado knows, the island is full of fabulous resorts. And joining the already-impressive lineup of offerings is the newly opened Ritz-Carlton, Bali situated on a cliff in Nusa Dua. Anticipating the long, slow drive... Go to Article
Inspired by Julia Child, the Santa Barbara Food and Wine Weekend is dedicated to her indomitable spirit. The long weekend includes food and wine pairing dinners, special seminars, art displays, local winery tours, cooking classes and film screen... Go to Article
It is always a special occasion when your meal is prepared by an award-winning chef, but it’s even more special when there’s an entire stadium of them working together. Back for its second year, the All-Star Chef Classic was held at L.A. ... Go to Article
GourmetFest is an incomparable annual four-day extravaganza featuring an exclusive roster of Relais & Châteaux Chefs and fine wine estates. This year’s event took place from March 5-8 in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. The Relais &... Go to Article
In less than 50 years of nationhood, Singapore has risen to become a first world powerhouse. It's home to the city-state’s Botanical Garden, the night zoo, and all the entertainment on Sentosa Island. Of course, you can experience endless s... Go to Article
Singapore shines with the brightest facets of a star-studded jewel. This remarkable island nation lit the galaxy of first world nations just 50 years ago and continues to sparkle with world-class offerings in every category from aquariums to zoos and... Go to Article
No trip to Myanmar would be complete without a visit to Inle Lake. In fact, if you only visit one place in the sovereign state, it should be this magical area. This lake, sitting 4,000-feet-above sea level, provides a microcosm of all of the delights... Go to Article
Almost every trip to Myanmar will start or end in Yangon, the bustling former capital whose claim to fame is the imposing golden temple of Shwadagon. Stay at the Sule Shangri-la, located in the shadow of the temple. Here, you will experien... Go to Story
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