The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

July 18, 2011
by Melissa

If there’s duck on the menu, I’m probably going to order it.

We went to Yountville while on our honeymoon and didn’t eat a meal at any of Thomas Keller’s restaurants. Instead we had Italian at Bottega. And I got to eat duck, one of my most favorite meats. As previously mentioned, … Continue reading

June 26, 2011
by Melissa

Touring wineries is very quickly expensive.

If you’ve ever thought about taking a trip to the Napa Valley to tour wineries, be warned that it’s not cheap. Tours and tastings are rarely free and the better (or more exclusive) the wine you want to try, the … Continue reading

May 11, 2011
by Melissa

Food lover’s honeymoon. By accident.

Surprising as it may be, Joel and I did not choose northern California as our honeymoon destination based on the abundance of great food and restaurants in San Francisco and The Napa Valley. We chose it for the price, the … Continue reading