Maldives — The Jet Set Playground of the Middle East Dec31

Maldives — The...

Whether it’s the three-day public holiday in the UAE to celebrate Eid al-Adha or this New Year’s Eve, the Maldives is the jet-set playground of the Middle East. Nick, Ela, and I find a good portion of Dubai checking in at the Emirates Airlines terminal in Dubai. The Maldives may seem like...

Dinner at Lolo

The Mission area in San Fran is not much to look at, but it is known to have the best restaurants in the city. We stop at a bar which looks like a whole in the wall by design, but they make a mean pisco sour. Not sure what we’re thinking, but we also do a shot of bourbon. It’s going to be...

San Francisco —...

The next day is our day in San Fran, and we decide to focus on the Pacific Heights and Mission areas. Pacific Heights is the place where we’d all want to live if we were locals, with its gorgeous views of the ocean, beautiful mansions, and colorful brownstones. We hike the hills from...

The Meal

Cavallo Point Lodge’s restaurant, Murray Circle, is in the main house and completely packed when I arrive at 8:30. I’m dining solo tonight, but I’m ready to take on the challenge of creating my own tasting menu. The first thing I notice is that the diners look like locals and, from...

Cavallo Point Lodge

Today, we’re back in San Francisco and staying at the sister property of the Post Ranch, the Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito, in an old army fort which has been converted to a wellness and culinary center. This is where the San Fran locals come to decompress, so it’s one chill place....