I always love going to Zuma. It’s loud , over the top , theatrical. This dessert sums up my Omakase experience there tonight.
Author Archives: Ashna Chopra
Montreal- an unexpected foodie city !
Loved all the places we ate our way though ! Friday night – Foxy. Super grill food , just deliciousness ! Saturday brunch at Olive + gourmando. We waited for 30 mins – it was so worth the wait !! Owned by the same people that own Foxy. I had a summer salad with pumpkinContinue reading “Montreal- an unexpected foodie city !”
When in doubt , head to Italy !
Italy is my favorite country in the world. New York is where I wanted to live as a child , Italy ( Regions of Tuscany or Umbria ) are where I would love to retire. Day 1 in Milan. We checked in at the Bulgari. A true test of a hotel is what they doContinue reading “When in doubt , head to Italy ! “
There are hotels, homes and then VILLAS !
We went to the Dominican Republic for spring break and decided to stay in a villa versus a traditional hotel for the week that we were there. It was a great decision, we had a chef and also another couple friend that went with us and their son. This is the place we stayed at.Continue reading “There are hotels, homes and then VILLAS !”
Vermont after some snow
This is an after pic of VT after some snow !
Vermont – Ski season
We decided to take the kids for a winter break to try out skiing for them and snowboarding for us. This is what the 25 Th in Manchester , Vt looked like. It was 65 degrees. We went to the playground ! Luckily we have snow covered peaks now. Will post a picture later.Continue reading “Vermont – Ski season “
Four seasons Mumbai
I had a short (2 night ) stay in the hectic city of Mumbai. It’s a super hotel , centrally located and not super large. It has fewer than 300 rooms and an amazing rooftop bar ( aire). I had the premier executive Room, city view. It came with a complimentary transfer and breakfast dailyContinue reading “Four seasons Mumbai “
Day 4,5 and 6- Italy
after bidding adieu to Portofino, our next stop was Porto Ercole. A Tuscan Island where locals go on holiday. Before heading there we decided to do a slight detour to “The Mall”. A big designer outlet shopping center in Rappello , Tuscany. We then headed to Porto Ercole. We stayed at the Argenterio Golf andContinue reading “Day 4,5 and 6- Italy “
Day 3 – Portofino-Cinque Terre
Day 3 we had decided to eat breakfast at the hotel ( delicious ) and head to Cinque Terre. We took the train from Santa Margarita to the furthest village Monterosso. There is an unlimited train ride option which we purchased. Monterosso is beautiful but due to the tourist influx, become a tourist town. Continue reading “Day 3 – Portofino-Cinque Terre”
Day 2- Portofino, Italy
We were well rested this morning , having slept 12 hours !! The bedroom was so dark and we had no screaming kids ! We got ready and walked down to the town on Portofino. The Belmond has 2 properties here. One high up on a hill ( where we were staying ) and oneContinue reading “Day 2- Portofino, Italy “