Author Archives: Connie

Citico’s: A Special Place In East Tennessee

Citico’s is a remarkable restaurant hidden away in the Wind River Golf Community in East Tennessee just outside of Knoxville. It is a very elegant and perfect for your special occasion dinners. Continue reading

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Traffic or Prosecco?

My romantic husband offered to take me to an impromptu dinner instead of dealing with rush hour traffic and of course I said “Great!” Continue reading

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Pelago Ristorante, I Love You!

It was a cold and gray December day and the drive into Chicago was unusually brutal for lunchtime. Maybe an early decent of the New Year’s Eve crowd was upon us? We weren’t sure, but everything was more than fine … Continue reading

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We’re Back! – At Fleming’s

A romantic getaway to Lincolnshire? Yes if it happens to be at Fleming’s. We were back!! We love to dine at Fleming’s any chance we get and our collective birthdays (only three days apart) seemed like as good a reason … Continue reading

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A Romantic Rocky Mountain Road Trip

The road trip was eminent. The agenda: Bob had two state capitals to finish his “See all 50 Capitals” -Boise, ID & Helena MT.  (An adventure that started long before we met.) So, one has to ask oneself a few things … Continue reading

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And The Sign Said: The Food, The Bar, The View (In Seattle)

We couldn’t have been more happy to stumble upon Place Pigalle in Seattle’s Pike Market area. Tired and needing something wonderful to eat we were rewarded with delicious seafood. Continue reading

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Champagne Makes My World Go Round!

Nothing says “party” more than popping a bottle of Champagne! Continue reading

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Piccolo Sogno Due isn’t “A Little Dream”, It Is A Fantasy!

Our experience at Piccolo Sogno Due was complete. Romantic ambience with delicious Italian food, (you can’t order the wrong thing here) and perfect wines. Continue reading

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A Vodka Tasting in St. Petersburg, Russia with Lard?

We visited St. Petersburg, Russia and one of our tours included the Russian Vodka Museum. It was worth seeing and the taste testing was fun although I didn’t care for the snacks (chasers) that were provided with our tasting. Continue reading

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5 Places I Want To Be Today, The Perfect Day!

I find February to be one of the hardest months to get through. It is grey, dark and cold. In my daydreaming glory I came up with the perfect day from my past travels and this is what I came up with. Continue reading

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