Looking for Coffee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? Go to Canary Coffee Bar!
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Looking for Coffee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin? Go to Canary Coffee Bar!

While in Milwaukee for a conference I went in search of a local coffee shop and found Canary Coffee Bar. This sleek coffee shop had me at its name and cute storefront with green paint trim and yellow words on the windows. Plus there’s a yellow canary on one of the windows! The industrial space … Continue reading

Northern Virginia’s Wine Region:  Three Days in the Napa Valley of the East Coast
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Northern Virginia’s Wine Region: Three Days in the Napa Valley of the East Coast

I knew Virginia had wineries, but what I didn’t know is Northern Virginia’s wineries rival the picturesque ones in Napa Valley. Guess I should have expected the over-the-top wineries being so close to Washington, DC and Virginia was the first place in the United States to grow grapes and make wine, dating back over 400 … Continue reading

Where to Eat in Steamboat Springs – Dinner at Aurum and Lunch at Creekside Cafe
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Where to Eat in Steamboat Springs – Dinner at Aurum and Lunch at Creekside Cafe

The culinary scene in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is flourishing with comfort food, cozy cafes and elevated cuisine. On my recent trip to Steamboat, I was dreaming about two places before I got there – Aurum and Creekside Cafe. They’re not only my two favorite places in Steamboat, but two of my favs in the state. … Continue reading

Familiar With a Twist – Mexico Lindo is my new Cafe Salsita in San Antonio
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Familiar With a Twist – Mexico Lindo is my new Cafe Salsita in San Antonio

What’s old is new again – right? Happens all the time with fashions, decor and TV shows and movies with remakes and new twists. For years when I lived in San Antonio, a couple of friends and I would meet on Sundays at Cafe Salsita for “greenie brunch.” Greenies we’re Dos Equis beers. There were … Continue reading

Coffee Bear – Silverton’s Coolest Coffee Shop
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Coffee Bear – Silverton’s Coolest Coffee Shop

I love small town coffee shops and Coffee Bear is a cool two-story coffeehouse in Silverton, Colorado. They have the only rooftop deck in town. If you want to go where the locals go, this is the place locals go for coffee. While staying at the Wyman Hotel for a couple of days adventuring in … Continue reading