Though I’ve lived in Raleigh a fair amount of time, I haven’t explored nearly as many of the restaurants as I would have liked to. Thankfully, my girlfriend is more than happy to help me do that! Margaux’s has an interesting offering with heavy French influences, and it goes well beyond its name. The menu … Continue reading “Raleigh Restaurant: Margaux’s”
After my initial visit to the Capital Grille in Raleigh, I was sure to sign up for their mailing list for any fun events that they might be hosting. Though I had received invitations to a few that we weren’t able to attend, when we were presented with an invitation to a prix fixe Easter … Continue reading “Raleigh Restaurant: Capital Grille – Easter Brunch”
After last week’s travel meltdown, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect on the road. I knew there would be some cascading issues that lingered with all the disruptions to Delta (which translated to a little more than an hour delay on my flight to San Diego), so I went in expecting the worst. I … Continue reading “Four Points by Sheraton (San Diego, CA) – Whirlpool Suite”
This week I had the opportunity to give the new Alessi serviceware a whirl, and I am very much a fan. The napkin ring went from being a paper hoop to a nice hexagonal metal ring, and the mugs and glasses are markedly nicer than before. Another nice touch was that the old salt and … Continue reading “New @Delta Serviceware by Alessi // @Matteo_Alessi”
One of the awesome things about having Starwood Platinum status is the that when you check in you can be upgraded to a standard suite if there is availability. When checking in this week, I was pleasantly surprised with such an upgrade!