Showing posts from December, 2010

Ring in the New Year with an Unforgettable Meal at Tiramisu

My husband and I love this Sherman Oaks neighborhood restuarant. The atmosphere waxes warm, the service always a delight, the food excellent most of the time (we did one wine dinner there where the wine and food were slightly off base). But the track record so far is excellent (and we pay full fare for our meal), never been comped there.
So my ears and appetitie perked up today when the restaurant emailed me their NYE dinner special, three courses for 40 bucks and you can bring your own wine or bubbly for just a $15 corkage fee.
Here's the New Year’s Eve Menu

3 Courses $40

Friday, December 31, 2010

5:00 pm to Midnight

Primi Piatti ~ First Course ~ Choose One

~ Gamberi con Linguini ~

grilled shrimp, homemade linguini, white wine sauce, artichokes, carrots, onions

~ Insalata Victoria ~

organic baby greens, beets, butternut squash, pine nuts,

fresh ricotta cheese, sherry vinaigrette

~ Zuppa di Funghi ~

mushroom soup, shiitake, porcini, and cremini mushrooms,

vegetable an…

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A Maui Wowie Valentine

Images above of Heavenly Hana Maui Hotel


aerial view of Four Seasons Hotel, MauiA MAUI Valentine
Mystical, magical Maui lures lovers with balmy weather, verdant
mountains, pristine beaches, luxurious resorts and sensuous
sweet air perfumed with the ambrosial scents of plummeria.
The second largest island in this enticing archipelago, l Maui is mystical, magical and filled with wonderful experiences for you and your special Valentine.

Romantic Hotel: The Four Seasons Resort. Graciously Hawaiian with sumptuous guest rooms.
Cupid’s Calling: romantic dinners, side-by-side massages in an oceanside thatched roof
hut-- where the sounds of the waves lure you into nirvana, room service on your private lanai.
Activities: -- a super spa, one of the best stretches of beach in the islands, snorkeling, swimming, rooftop complimentary tennis, use of a fully-equipped gym with steam baths and saunas, a lovely pool flanked by two Jacuzzis. Or simply plotz in cushy chaises by…