Lido is a Fredrick Douglass Ave. Restaurant Row staple. It’s one of those places that at any time, there’s a high probability that you will see someone you know from the neighborhood. You might even see a celebrity or two trying to be low-key (or HIGH-key like one day when Cornel West was there).
Brown Estate Tasting Room, located in downtown Napa, is a branch of the black-owned vineyard and winery of the same name.
The vineyard itself was established in 1980 with a wine-making component following in 1996. It is a brand that has been growing steadily in popularity in recent years through word of mouth and social media.
Black Stallion Estate Winery in Napa Valley was the first stop in Napa Valley on a cool, crisp overcast morning in October 2021. We visited the former equestrian center after enduring a lengthy Lyft ride from Silicon Valley, and it was worth it!
In downtown Napa Valley among the handsome boutique shops and various wine tasting rooms resides the Compline Restaurant and Wine Bar.
Among the tech giants of the world and adjacent to Stanford University in the Palo Alto wilds resides Evvia Estiatorio, a Greek restaurant whos food flavors capture even the most discerning palate.
I love to travel, especially internationally, but depending on where you’re going getting there can be a slog. Sharing bathrooms, trying to keep a reasonably tidy space, resting, and entertaining yourself can get tedious and downright disgusting without proper preparation. Here are a few things you need to make the long-haul flight experience more manageable.
Confession time: I never did the college ” Cancún” trip. I’m not a huge party person and when I’m near a beach I mainly want to relax with a drink in my hand. That’s probably the reason why I said “why not” when bae suggested that we spend time in the Mexican city for a few days at the Haven Riviera Cancun resort.