LIFESTYLE Archive

  • For our third segment of “Dining in Santana Row” we feature Left Bank, a popular restaurant offering delectable french bistro dishes.  It was a Wednesday evening when I dined in the restaurant with the husband.  The atmosphere was welcoming and pleasing, and being that it was a weeknight, I was surprised at how the restaurant crowd was popping!  I don’t...

    Dining in Santana Row – Left Bank

    For our third segment of “Dining in Santana Row” we feature Left Bank, a popular restaurant offering delectable french bistro dishes.  It was a Wednesday evening when I dined in the restaurant with the husband.  The atmosphere was welcoming and pleasing, and being that it was a weeknight, I was surprised at how the restaurant crowd was popping!  I don’t...

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  • On Saturday, May 12, 2012 I had a pre-Mother’s Day dinner celebration at one of Santana Row’s most beloved italian restaurants. Oh, you may have heard of this fantastic restaurant…Maggiano’s Little Italy. It was more than just the evening before Mother’s Day.  There were groups all dressed to impress as they dine prior to attending one of high school’s most...

    Dining in Santana Row – Maggiano’s Little Italy

    On Saturday, May 12, 2012 I had a pre-Mother’s Day dinner celebration at one of Santana Row’s most beloved italian restaurants. Oh, you may have heard of this fantastic restaurant…Maggiano’s Little Italy. It was more than just the evening before Mother’s Day.  There were groups all dressed to impress as they dine prior to attending one of high school’s most...

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  • Fashion icon, Tim Dunn will be at the fabulous Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, CA to present a complimentary fashion show featuring Spring 2012 collections from Kate Spade, Juicy Couture and Lucky Brand. Guests who purchase $150 or more will be eligible to take a photo with Tim Gunn and go home with a signed limited edition tote from...

    Meet Tim Gunn at Stanford Shopping Center

    Fashion icon, Tim Dunn will be at the fabulous Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, CA to present a complimentary fashion show featuring Spring 2012 collections from Kate Spade, Juicy Couture and Lucky Brand. Guests who purchase $150 or more will be eligible to take a photo with Tim Gunn and go home with a signed limited edition tote from...

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  • It’s that time of year again, everyone!  The time when we celebrate the woman who loves unconditionally, the woman who is always right, and the woman who will always be there (your mom, your wife, your mother in law, your sister, your aunt, your grandmother).  Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13, 2012, so mark your calendars! Here are some stunning...

    Stunning Gifts for Mother’s Day

    It’s that time of year again, everyone!  The time when we celebrate the woman who loves unconditionally, the woman who is always right, and the woman who will always be there (your mom, your wife, your mother in law, your sister, your aunt, your grandmother).  Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13, 2012, so mark your calendars! Here are some stunning...

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  • If you’re a huge foodie like me and watch the Food Network, then I’m sure you’ve feasted your eyes on the delicious every day italian recipes that celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis has put together for us. Giada will host a Q&A in Santana Row Park on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at noon and everyone is invited to attend. Following...

    Meet Celebrity Chef Giada de Laurentiis at Santana Row!

    If you’re a huge foodie like me and watch the Food Network, then I’m sure you’ve feasted your eyes on the delicious every day italian recipes that celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis has put together for us. Giada will host a Q&A in Santana Row Park on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at noon and everyone is invited to attend. Following...

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  • With Easter around the corner, there are so many restaurants hosting a delicious brunch and dinner.  Now if you’re a local of the San Jose Bay Area, and are looking for a place to take your loved ones or friends, then Left Bank Brasserie is your place to be. On Sunday, April 8, 2012, both Left Bank Brasseries (San Jose,...

    Easter Celebration at Left Bank Brasseries

    With Easter around the corner, there are so many restaurants hosting a delicious brunch and dinner.  Now if you’re a local of the San Jose Bay Area, and are looking for a place to take your loved ones or friends, then Left Bank Brasserie is your place to be. On Sunday, April 8, 2012, both Left Bank Brasseries (San Jose,...

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  • The Microsoft Store plans to open another one of their most popular sites for us computer techies.  Not only have they scheduled to open it’s doors on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, but they have also provided some celebratory treats for us fans all weekend! Here’s a breakdown of how Microsoft lets us...

    Microsoft Store Opens at the Stanford Shopping Center in April!

    The Microsoft Store plans to open another one of their most popular sites for us computer techies.  Not only have they scheduled to open it’s doors on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, but they have also provided some celebratory treats for us fans all weekend! Here’s a breakdown of how Microsoft lets us...

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  • Arya Global Cuisine  has now opened it’s second restaurant in the South Bay located in Redwood City on February 27, 2012.  Serving an array of Persian, Italian and American cuisine, I’m sure it will satisfy anyone’s palette. A glimpse of the menu includes: Borani Bademjoon (an eggplant platter), Pistachio/Pomegranate Meatballs, Lamb Shank with Baghali Polo (basmati rice with dill wed and...

    Arya Global Cuisine – Redwood City Now Open

    Arya Global Cuisine  has now opened it’s second restaurant in the South Bay located in Redwood City on February 27, 2012.  Serving an array of Persian, Italian and American cuisine, I’m sure it will satisfy anyone’s palette. A glimpse of the menu includes: Borani Bademjoon (an eggplant platter), Pistachio/Pomegranate Meatballs, Lamb Shank with Baghali Polo (basmati rice with dill wed and...

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  • Who doesn’t love a good juicy burger?  Like most people, I certainly have a craving every so often for something simple, delicious, yet satisfying and that’s where The Counter, located in San Jose’s hot spot, Santana Row comes to mind. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this ‘build your own burger’ joint, The Counter opened it’s doors back in...

    Dining in Santana Row – The Counter

    Who doesn’t love a good juicy burger?  Like most people, I certainly have a craving every so often for something simple, delicious, yet satisfying and that’s where The Counter, located in San Jose’s hot spot, Santana Row comes to mind. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this ‘build your own burger’ joint, The Counter opened it’s doors back in...

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  • With the concert season in full swing during the Summertime in the Bay Area, there’s definitely a few places that I consider to be family friendly with a great environment and one of them would be in the Town of Los Gatos (just 10 minutes south of San Jose).  Jazz on the Plazz is a free summer concert series which...

    Los Gatos – Jazz on the Plazz Summer Line Up!

    With the concert season in full swing during the Summertime in the Bay Area, there’s definitely a few places that I consider to be family friendly with a great environment and one of them would be in the Town of Los Gatos (just 10 minutes south of San Jose).  Jazz on the Plazz is a free summer concert series which...

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