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Timber Pizza- Washington, DC

There have been so many changes to the dining scene in Washington, DC in the last few years. New areas have popped up and so much urban revitalization has occurred. I adore when a city comes alive and people are moving about and enjoying the city after work hours. I am not a huge fan of pizza but I have …

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Bistro Aracosia- Afghan Gourmet Fare

One of the advantages of living in Washington, DC is having access to so many great ethnic restaurants. I adore kabob and Afghan food so multiple friends suggested I try Bistro Aracosia, an authentic Afghan restaurant. Bistro Aracosia serves an assortment of kabobs, stews, dumplings, roasted eggplant and a variety of rice to accompany the kabobs and stews. Located in …

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Ulker- Turkish dark chocolate with roasted pistachios

One of the best parts of international travel is discovering delicious local food, pastries and chocolates. During a brief trip to Istanbul last Fall I had a chocolate craving. Instead of going for the international brands I decided to try a local Turkish brand Ulker. I don’t speak Turkish and the shop owner spoke a little bit of English, so …

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St. Anselm- An American Tavern- Washington, DC

Last Friday I met a group of female business colleagues for dinner at St. Anselm. I adore exploring different parts of DC and seeing people go out and enjoy this fabulous city! I have lived in Washington, DC many years on and off and the city has been transformed with new innovative dining venues and revitalized neighborhoods. I love to …

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Swan- Design District Miami

Swan is a beautifully appointed restaurant in the design district of Miami. With a luscious interior and a tropical exterior patio, you can’t go wrong. We sat outside to dine because the weather was stunning, and we wanted to enjoy the calming breezes after a hectic day of business meetings. The restaurant is co-owned by the artist Pharrell and one …

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Steak 954- Waterfront Dining Ft. Lauderdale

On a recent business trip to Florida my friend and business colleague Carolyn selected Steak 954 for dinner. I was a bit hesitant of the venue because I don’t eat red meat and I am not a big fan of restaurants in a large hotel. I was pleasantly surprised because Steak 954 has a large selection of fresh seafood and …

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Bouchon Bakery- Hudson Yards New York City

The new Hudson Yards in New York City just opened as a multi-use living, working dining, shopping and recreational destination. With a bevy of retail therapy, one needs nourishment. While visiting my sister in New York City we had to take a quick trip to explore the new development. After walking around the multiple floors, we were fatigued and had …

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Frenchette- New York

When I am in lower Manhattan and need to take a client or friend to eat out, I ask my sister Sherry the uber interior stylist for her advice. She knows what I am looking for and directs me to the right dining venue with the best food and ambience! Such is the case with Frenchette in Tribeca. Last Saturday …

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Christian Dior- Designer of Dreams at the Victoria & Albert Museum London

There are certain times in my life that I am very glad I travel for business regularly. My last very short business trip to London was one of them. I was very fortunate to see the Dior exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum because it is mesmerizing! Even though the V&A is free to enter you need a pass …

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The Connaught Bar- Old World Charm London

The Connaught bar located in the Connaught hotel in Mayfair London is a gem! The bar has an old-world charm but with a warm ambience and enclosed terrace with available overlooking the Zen water garden. The staff makes one feel comfortable and very welcome. Whether you have a tea, an alcoholic or non-alcoholic libation you will have a mesmerizing time. …

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