Houston Hot Spots: Where to Eat and Drink in the Big H This Fall

This Heights-area market, serves up everything from produce and dairy to specialty coffees and artisan breads, complete with a full butcher shop and prepared foods.

Houston is getting quite a bit of attention for its culinary scene. The trifecta of excellent farming, ranching and fishing in the area is a major contributor, and there are a slew of new restaurants, bars and markets that are worth checking out. Here’s what’s hot in Houston right now: Underbelly Chef Chris Shepherd opened […]

Juliet Pennington: Vegas CityCenter


By Juliet Pennington: There may come a time when, rather than saying you’re going to Las Vegas, you will say “I’m going to CityCenter.” Opened less than one year, this $8.5 billion development built on nearly 70 acres in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip is fast becoming known as a destination unto itself. […]

Juliet Pennington in Chicago


By: Juliet Pennington A chance opportunity to be an audience member on the “Oprah Winfrey Show” found me spending a few days in the Windy City recently. I’ve been sworn to secrecy by the powers that be at “O” (we had to sign a waiver agreeing to refrain from sharing any part of our experience […]

A Baltic Cruise On The Seaborn Sojourn


SEABOURN SOJOURN Until last summer, I had only be on a cruises that were for three days or fewer. Therefore, I wasn’t sure how I was going to like being on a boat for a whole week with people I didn’t know, sailing to places I’d never been. My girlfriend Natalie felt the same way […]

Jackson Hole, Wyoming


By Georgette Diamandis: Driving from Yellowstone National Park past the Grand Tetons and on into the town of Jackson is like being in a National Geographic film. We passed thousands of elk in the Elk Refuge and eventually hit the small town, full of cowboy bars, restaurants, shops, and galleries. We then drove another half […]



By: Georgette Diamandis Rotterdam is a fascinating new city in an old historic town. Nearly bombed flat during World War II, the residents decided to reinvent it by encouraging modern architecture starting in the ’50s. Rotterdam has a young vibe and is comprised of over 160 nationalities making it the most multicultural city in The Netherlands. With […]