Category: Food and Drink

California: Napa | Day 2

Our second day in Napa was a bit easier on us. Day one we had gotten up early and driven from San Francisco. The second day allow us time for a real breakfast. Our driver from Simply Driven picked us up from the hotel and we were off to drink the stars. Mumm Napa Mumm

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California: Napa | Day 1

On this trip we were primarily sampling sparkling wine. This did limit the wineries that we could go to as most are non-sparkling wines. For booking the wineries we went through our driving service, Simply Driven. They work with the wineries and vineyards regularly and know when the bookings open up. Booking through the driving

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San Francisco: Street Food to Fine Dining

Breakfast After our ride on the cable car we needed breakfast and, based on a recommendation from the hotel, we decided to try the Hollywood Cafe on North Point Street. It is within walking distance of the cable car turn around. We enjoyed breakfast on the covered patio. We had breakfast about 10am on a

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Ireland: Guinness Storehouse

If you are in Ireland and you like beer at all a must visit place is the Guinness Storehouse at St. James’s Gate. When you visit, visit with an abundance of time. We were on a bit of a schedule as it was our last full day in Ireland an we had visited Trinity College

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Ireland: Dinner in Dublin

By the time we reached Dublin we wanted something different for food and decided to check out the dumpling restaurant that was next door to our hotel. It was called Little Dumpling and it was pretty good. I tried the duck dumplings, they weren’t my favorite but I like to try new things. We also

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Ireland: A Night Out in Cork

While visiting Cork Keltin and I decided to have dinner at the Cask. This cocktail and tapas bar was close to our hotel and absolutely delicious. The restaurant has a seasonal cocktail and food menu. The waitstaff was more than happy to suggest a good drink. This was a fun restaurant where we got to

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Ireland: Ice Cream in Donegal

We did not do much in Donegal town unfortunately, we arrived a little before lunch and did some early Christmas shopping. One thing that I absolutely loved about all the cities and towns that we visited is that they are pedestrian friendly. This made navigating unfamiliar streets so much easier. Lunch was not out favorite

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Ireland: Food Trailer in Killybergs

After hiking Slieve League we were starving. Our first choice of place to stop at for dinner was a local place called The Rusty Mackerel. However, the parking lot was completely full. Not wanting to block anyone in or wait for a parking spot to open up we decided to head back towards are hotel

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Northern Ireland: Lunch in Derry

Half of what we did in Derry was eat and it was all delicious. Our first stop was Soda & Scratch. This restaurant was suggested by Wilderness Ireland and honestly, it was probably one of my favorite meals. I tried the BBQ Chicken Tikka Salad and Keltin got the Lisdergan Butchers 6oz Marrow Aged Beef

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