Giada’s – Cromwell Hotel :: Las Vegas

Giada’s – Cromwell Hotel :: Las Vegas

Ava Stochinsky on May 22, 2016

My sister and I just returned from an amazing trip to Vegas. We both donated a bit of dough to a variety of casinos, but people tell me the odds are stacked against us?? I am beginning to thin there may be something to that. It is open air on the corner of Las Vegas […] read more»

The Soprarno Suites :: Florence, Italy

The Soprarno Suites :: Florence, Italy

Ava Stochinsky on May 03, 2016

Quite frankly I had to see for myself what all the buzz was about. I had read about this place in a couple places, such as Wallpaper Magazine as a new style of funky boutique hotel. I pictured it as a cross between Novogratz chic, meets Ace hotel…and a dash of Florence fresco for good […] read more»

The 7 Question Interview – Chef Bruce Sherman- The North Pond Restaurant – Chicago, IL

The 7 Question Interview – Chef Bruce Sherman- The North Pond Restaurant – Chicago, IL

Ava Stochinsky on April 04, 2016

I don`t think there is a more picturesque setting for a restaurant in Chicago. We feel very fortunate that their head Chef, Bruce Sherman, took the time to answer our questions. What is your earliest memory of loving food? Comfort food comes to mind – braised lamb shanks at around seven years old, potato-stuffed veal […] read more»

It’ll be a life changer…The Chilko Experience – Chilko, British Columbia

It’ll be a life changer…The Chilko Experience – Chilko, British Columbia

Ava Stochinsky on March 13, 2016

The Chilko Experience is something you should add to your bucket list. Even if you have visited other mountain resorts, this will be something entirely different. You are staying in private, brand new, million dollar cabins, where you feel more like a personal friend than a resort guest. It is the perfect combination of 5 […] read more»

Herringbone at Aria – Las Vegas, Nevada

Herringbone at Aria – Las Vegas, Nevada

Ava Stochinsky on February 15, 2016

Herringbone has now a dazzling new location at Aria Resort. In its desert home at Las Vegas, the grand Aria is famous for its intricate combination of restaurants and cuisines of various origins. It is home to the timeless Italian cuisine Carbone restaurant and to the Corner View : cafe for exquisite breakfast. It has […] read more»

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Food

Giada’s – Cromwell Hotel :: Las Vegas

Ava Stochinsky on May 22, 2016

My sister and I just returned from an amazing trip to Vegas. We both donated a bit of dough to a variety of casinos, but people tell me the odds are stacked against us?? I am beginning to thin there may be something to that. It is open air on the corner of Las Vegas […] read more»

Shopping

Surf in Style with Marc Newson’s Designer Nickel Coated Surf Boards

Bhavesh Bhatia on November 18, 2015

Surfboards are originally invented in Hawaii. These were mostly made from the local woods. However, in recent times the boards are mostly made from polyurethane foam covered in a few layers of fiberglass cloth and then coated with polyester resin. However, the most costly surfboards are a bit different from the regular one in their […] read more»

Travel

FrostBites – Natural Fruit, Botanical Cordials and Syrups

Ava Stochinsky on May 23, 2016

This is the inaugural article series where I feature products I love. Let’s face it…it will mostly be food and drink items. I was inspired when I took in the Make It show, in Saint Albert in April. It was chalk full of well curated small businesses, but one stood in particular. FrostBites, which is […] read more»