The 7 Question Interview – Chef Devon Junkin – BO-beau kitchen + bar – Ocean Beach, CA

The 7 Question Interview – Chef Devon Junkin – BO-beau kitchen + bar – Ocean Beach, CA

Ava Stochinsky on August 11, 2017

The atmosphere is classy but casual and the overall aesthetic is very well thought out. It has an upscale rustic vibe with hipster accents like string lights. They offer French comfort food you can’t pass up. Our one big tip, is do not leave the premises without trying their brussel sprouts. We had the distinct […] read more»

The Granville Island Hotel – Vancouver, British Columbia

The Granville Island Hotel – Vancouver, British Columbia

Erin Silverman on August 03, 2017

I have had the pleasure visiting Granville Island many times. Some folks make it a destination for the day to visit their famous market, or a very obvious choice for a memorable meal at the multitude of restaurants. What I would highly recommend to consider it a spot to park your car and stay at […] read more»

Clink Restaurant :: The Liberty Hotel – Boston, MA

Clink Restaurant :: The Liberty Hotel – Boston, MA

Ava Stochinsky on July 15, 2017

Who doesn’t love a good play on words. Especially the subtle witty kind that sneaks up on you. I had a great stay at the Liberty Hotel a few weeks ago (I’ll tell you more about that later). The hotel was renovated a couple years ago from what was previously the Liberty Jail. If you […] read more»

Telegraph Hill Luxury Robes

Telegraph Hill Luxury Robes

Ava Stochinsky on July 03, 2017

If you are looking for a special gift for pretty much anyone, look n further than one of the luxury robes offered by Telegraph Hill. The robe I chose was the Chocolate Seersucker. It is made of 100% miccrofiber, and may be one of the most comfortable garments I have come across. The microfiber was […] read more»

Olive Nera – Venice, Italy

Olive Nera – Venice, Italy

Ava Stochinsky on June 01, 2017

My most recent trip was memorable for many reasons, but one of the highlights was my visit to Oliver Nera. Owner Isabella treats you like family, who clearly takes pride in her profession. regarding the nights specialties. The food is absolutely delicious and her staff is fabulous and very knowledgeable. They recommended the stuffed fried […] read more»

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Food

The 7 Question Interview – Chef Devon Junkin – BO-beau kitchen + bar – Ocean Beach, CA

Ava Stochinsky on August 11, 2017

The atmosphere is classy but casual and the overall aesthetic is very well thought out. It has an upscale rustic vibe with hipster accents like string lights. They offer French comfort food you can’t pass up. Our one big tip, is do not leave the premises without trying their brussel sprouts. We had the distinct […] read more»

Shopping

Telegraph Hill Luxury Robes

Ava Stochinsky on July 03, 2017

If you are looking for a special gift for pretty much anyone, look n further than one of the luxury robes offered by Telegraph Hill. The robe I chose was the Chocolate Seersucker. It is made of 100% miccrofiber, and may be one of the most comfortable garments I have come across. The microfiber was […] read more»

Travel

FrostBites – Natural Fruit, Botanical Cordials and Syrups

Ava Stochinsky on September 19, 2017

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»