Tag: Local

The Wine Bar at Solaire

Whew…it has been way too long since I sat down to write. Job change and life seemed to be conspiring against my love of wine, go figure. While I have a few minutes I want to talk about a new place we stopped in the other night. The Wine Bar at Solaire in Hudson, Ohio….

Saturday Night Swirl!


There is something to be said about taking a step back, grabbing a breath, and slowing down.  This week was slightly more disruptive than normal, the Misses was traveling for work and I was stuck at home being a single doggy parent. Once the dust settled we decided to take it easy this weekend and…

Wednesday Wine Review: Laird Family Estate Tasting

This was supposed to be my weekend wine review, but it is Wednesday, so you get a “Wednesday Wine Review” instead (crafty, I know). Last week we went down to Cellar 59, a great wine bar & shop in Kent, Ohio. They were holding a tasting event for Laird Family Estates hosted by the estate owner Rebecca Laird….

Tapas and Tempranillo


Tapas and Tempranillo In 2013 I made a business trip to Barcelona. It was an extremely short trip, but it was long enough for me to fall in love with the city, its people, and its food. Barcelona was the first place that I was introduced to tapas or small plate food. If you are…