Premier Cru Collection Stemware

Premier Cru Collection: Stemware that enhances the wine

Enjoying wine encompasses not only the bottle of wine chosen but also the company you are with, the cuisine you are pairing with the wine, and the type of glass that the wine is served. The glass can make or break the occasion. Recently at a dinner at Ysabel, I had the opportunity to meet

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The Willows: Fine dining at its best

The Willows at the Chumash Casino is one of those very special dining experiences. One would think the restaurant would have the same bustle and environment of a gambler’s paradise, being located in the casino.  Contrary, The Willows Restaurant does not; it is Santa Ynez Valley’s best-kept secret. Named for the willow trees located around

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Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn

Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn: Bringing back the classics with a new flair

The latest Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant to open is the Brothers Restaurant at the Red Barn.  It is the latest project from Matt and Jeff Nichols and is currently the trendiest place to dine in the Santa Ynez Valley.  After being open two weeks, with a group of friends, we decided to see how it

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