César Ritz’ Legacy at the San Francisco Ritz-Carlton

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  César Ritz honed his art-and-craft long before assuming his reputation as the world’s premier hotelier. Ritz established his credo while working at the Grand Hotel National in Lucerne, Switzerland back in the 1870s. He wrote, “See all without looking, hear … Continued

Garagiste Festival Solvang, CA

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  Come along and join NPR.ORG Podcast host, Tom Wilmer at the Ballard Canyon, Larner Vineyards in Santa Ynez Valley. Wilmer visits with Solvang Garagiste Festival co-founders, Stewart McLennan and Doug Minnick, and artisan winemaker, Michael Larner. The trio share their … Continued

SF Palace Hotel’s Executive Pastry Chef Renee Cade

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  The legendary Palace Hotel’s Executive Pastry Chef, Renee Cade and her enchanting Gingerbread House– I find the holiday season in San Francisco to be an exceptionally festive time, notably along Market Street with its effusive shoppers, clanging cable cars, … Continued