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Review: Onboard Crystal's New Yacht in Croatia

Hi, friend. If you've been following me on Instagram lately you that know that Mr. Scout and I have recently returned from a fabulous journey to Venice, Croatia, and Prague, including one-week cruising along the Dalmatian Coast on Crystal's 62-passenger…

Five Top-Secret PESTO Tricks!

Pesto with basil is the quintessential summer dish. By the time July rolls around, basil (the staple ingredient) is everywhere, piled sky-high on farmer's market tables, taking over backyards, and practically tapping you on the sun-kissed shoulder, just begging to be relished and enjoyed
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LA Dining: The Best Stuff I Ate Last Week

  I'm seriously smitten with Los Angeles lately, especially the food. (And don't even get me started on Manhattan Beach. I'll post about that surfer hangout turned foodie hub next.) For now, I want to share with you a few of the plates, bowls,…
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Maui Now

Heading to Maui for Spring Break? Lucky you! We just returned from our fourth family vacation to Maui (our all-time favorite island) a few days ago, and rather than get my house in order, I want to share a few quick thoughts with you. (For more…
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Miami Wknd: Where to Eat Well

Art Basel Miami officially opens today and nothing pairs better with art appreciation than a cocktail, wine and great food, plus an ample side of people-watching, of course. Chances are you've got your reservations in order, but if not, here…
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One Beautiful Day in Venice

We've all heard horror stories about Venice at the height of summer – the overwhelming crush of tourists; the fleeing Venetians; the shuttered shops; the thick, stinky canals; and the never-ending lines. I've been to Italy a few times…

Trdelnik in Prague? Yes, Please.

Prague is a breathtakingly beautiful city, but I've gotta say, I'm not a fan of the food: lots of roasted pork knee, rabbit, and duck. I've discovered that I am a lover of Trdelnik though. This traditional pastry is a popular street snack,…