Jody Robinson

Destination Dining

Savor Handmade Moments at North Italia

Savory is one of those words that gets tossed around indiscriminately. I suppose the synonyms are a bit lackluster (appetizing, toothsome), but none of the adjectives really do an unforgettable meal justice. At North Italia, it doesn’t matter how you describe the food, as long as you know you’re always

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Destination Dining

King’s Fish House. “The House that Seafood Built”

Like many an engaging tale, the King’s Fish House story started with a road trip. Its founders traveled the highways and byways searching for the ultimate seafood experience. They pulled up seats, put on bibs and soaked up the ocean’s offerings at establishments from coast to coast: The no-name dishes

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CFR Pation. Outdoor Furniture Restoration

Highly Custom, Exceptional Quality In Southern California, our backyards and patio are often viewed as an extension of our entertainment spaces – a place for hosting parties, lounging by the pool or in the case of one of our family’s favorite pastimes, dining al fresco. Because so much time is

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Travel & Leisure

Six Splendid Days in the City of Light

My 14-year-old daughter has long been obsessed with all things French – its food (crepes, baguettes, macarons), fashion and the idea of one day experiencing these “for real” in the City of Light. While we’ve traveled extensively within the borders of our own country endeavoring to visit all 50 states

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The Proof is in the Paint with One Way Painting

Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said “who you are speaks so loudly I cannot hear what you’re saying.” Keeping this quote in mind has served me well over the years, particularly in choosing friends … and when seeking out the services of professionals. In my opinion, integrity isn’t a word heard

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Destination Dining

New Orleans. Family-Friendly Fun in the Big Easy

When someone says “festival season” to me, the one of the first things that comes to mind is Coachella. But long before the annual music and arts festival began in Palm Desert, another season entirely captured America’s imagination: that of Louisiana’s favorite French city. With over 100 festivals year round,

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