Appellation Wine and Spirits, NYC

B-21 Wines, Tarpon Springs, FL

Boise Coop Wine Shop, Boise, ID

Bottle Barn, Santa Rosa, CA

Morton’s Market, Sarasota, Fl

The Butcher’s Block, Sarasota, Florida

The Urban Grape, Boston, MA

The Wine to Buy, Sarasota, Florida

Tim’s Wine Market, Orlando, Florida


Accommodations / Hotels:

Boonville Hotel, Boonville, CA

EO Inn, Orlando, FL

Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago

Four Seasons,  San Francisco

Four Seasons Jackson Hole, Teton Village, WY

Hanford House Inn, Sutter Creek, CA

Mark Spencer Hotel, Portland, OR

No. 284, Boston, MA

Sea Ranch, Sea Ranch, CA

The Smith House, Grayton Beach, FL

Tradewinds, Carmel, CA


A Voce, Columbus Circle, NYC

Baci Cafe and Wine Bar, Healdsburg, CA

Beach Bistro, Holmes Beach, Florida

Bistro Du Midi, Boston

Brasserie Four, Walla Walla, WA

Brasswood, St Helena, CA

Canneti Roadhouse, Forestville, CA

Carlton Bakery, Carlton, OR

Catelli’s, Geyserville, CA

Cask & Larder, Winter Park, FL

Cavallo Point, Sausalito, CA –  JohnnyJet article about this place.

Circa 1875, Savannah, GA

Colville Street Patisserie, Walla Walla, WA

Cúrate, Asheville, NC

Del Sur, St. Simons Island, GA

Diavola, Geyserville, CA

Eataly, NYC



Element, Sutter Creek, CA

Fern Bar, Sebastopol, CA

Fork, Boise, ID

Glen Ellen Star, Glen Ellen, CA

Grazielle, Montreal

Grasing’s, Carmel, CA

Grayton Bar and Grill, Grayton Beach, FL

Graze, Walla Walla, WA

Grill 23, Boston, MA

Howard Station Cafe, Occidental, CA (breakfast / lunch)

Husk, Charleston, SC

Imperial Hotel, Amador City, CA

Indigenous Restaurant, Sarasota, FL

La Bottega Cafe Deli & Wine Shop, Vancouver, WA

La Vie en Rose Bakery & Bistro, Boise, ID

Le Farfalla, Charleston, SC

Nostrana, Portland, OR

Pearl Bakery, Portland, OR

Pennyroyal Farm, Boonville, CA

Perq Coffee Bar, 1821 Hillview St., Sarasota, Fl

Rick’s French Bistro, Sarasota, FL

Riviera Ristorante, Santa Rosa, CA

Rubarb, Asheville, NC

Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen, Walla Walla, WA

Solbar, Callistoga, CA

Studio Barndiva, Healdsburg, CA

The Holy Donut, Portland, ME

The Market Place, Asheville, NC

The Summer Kitchen Cafe , Rosemary Beach, FL

Tina’s, Dundee, OR

Trillium Cafe, Mendocino, CA

Whitehouse-Crawford, Walla Walla, WA

Willi’s Wine Bar, Santa Rosa, CA


Markets, Gift Shops and Roadside Attractions:

Artisan Cheese Company, 550 Central Avenue, Sarasota, Florida

Artisans’ World Marketplace, Sarasota, FL –  a fair trade store

Bacchus Landing, Healdsburg, CA

Blue Ridge Wine and Spirits, 1884 SC-14, Landrum, SC 29356

Boise Coop, Boise, ID

Hinge, Orlando. FL

Nightingale Breads, Forestville, CA,

Oakville Grocery, Healdsburg, CA

Red Hills Market, Dundee, Willamette Valley, OR



Spanish Singing Produce Truck, Charleston/ Mt. Pleasant,  SC

Surf Market, Gualala, CA

Timbo’s Boiled Peanuts, Charleston, SC

Two Fish Baking Company, Sea Ranch, CA

Tour Companies / Transportation

La Belle Vie Tours, Sonoma, CA


Attractions Worth the Time

Redwood Hill Farm – Capracopia, Sebastopol, CA


Travel Articles 

Carmel By the Sea, CA

Russian River Road Trip

Blogs of Interest

d.a.gordon dart – art to make you smile

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