The Arizona Biltmore is a Waldorf Astoria property, and is one of the best luxury resorts in the Phoenix area. Its historic association with Frank Lloyd Wright makes this place special; he was a consulting architect for the project. And, his influence is very evident, from the precast “Biltmore Block” to the Solemn Sprite statues. This place is a masterpiece! I feel lucky to have had the opportunity to visit the resort in the past on several occasions for both business and pleasure, and enjoyed it every time. However, this was my first stay made possible by an offer from my college alumni association.
Continue reading “Hotel Review: The Arizona Biltmore”
“And, for your next tapas you will be served tomato salad with chilled tomato consommé” said our host at Bodega 1900. “Come again, what is tomato consommé?” I responded. I literally had to “google it“! Continue reading “Tomato Consommé”
There is a first time for everything!
My first live Flamenco experience at Tablao Flamenco Cordobes was great. Continue reading “Flamenco!”
There he was, by the Arc de Triomf, creating happiness. He was making magical bubbles using a rope and two sticks. Continue reading “Free the Bubbles!”
The restaurant at Palais de Fes Dar Tazi was recommended to us by Mohsin, a friend and a colleague, who visited Fes a year ago. We went for dinner after a long daytrip and we were not disappointed; awesome food and super friendly staff. Continue reading “Pigeon Bastilla, any one!”
The Ruined Garden restaurant is attached to Riad Idrissy and managed by the same team. This is where we had breakfast during our three day, 2 nights, stay in Fes. Continue reading “The Ruined Garden”
Riad Kniza is something else!
We decided to have dinner at Riad Kniza after a failed attempt at La Mamounia. We called and made reservations for three. Upon arrival we were seated in a private lounge which was magnificently furnished. Continue reading “Riad Kniza”