My first trip to Hawaii didn't start off so well. I had only just arrived at the newly renovated Hotel Wailea, changed into a bikini and stretched out poolside, revitalizing cocktail in hand and long-distance boyfriend at my side, when it started to rain. And not just rain; it poured. The locals say that foreigners always bring the bad weather with them — coming from foggy San Francisco, I couldn't deny it — but what the hotel should tell travelers is that once you see their romantic suites (and steamy shower made for two), you won't mind a little time indoors.
Six spots to eat and drink at this week.
Resting on nearly one-half acre of prime Wine Country land along scenic Nathanson Creek, this Sonoma farmhouse hosts hardwood floors, coffered cielings, a stacked bluestone fireplace, a covered porch, and other luxury ammenities you just don't see in jam-packed San Francisco.
We taste test five local musicians’ private wine labels. Are their grapes as good as their tunes?
Don't let this be another weekend you sit around watching Netflix.
You never might have guessed that the enthusiastic and charming wine-lover of Check, Please! Bay Area once wanted to be a senator. She also had a short stint as the hand model in Pillsbury Dough Boy ads.
Where you should be eating and drinking this week.
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