A whole host of new, big name restaurants have come with the opening of the new MGM in National Harbor. One is DC staple José Andrés's Fish. Cheddar biscuits? Yes, please! We started off with the Lobster Bisque. One always should appreciate a tableside soup pour. It was flavorful and very smooth. The Maryland Crab … Continue reading Friday Food: José Andrés’ Fish at MGM National Harbor
Every year, the PCMA Foundation holds their Visionary Awards in Washington, DC. This year it was at the Marriott Marquis. We like to think of it as meeting planner prom. It's a black tie event, and people tend to go all out for it. I hadn't been in a few years, but it's always a … Continue reading PCMA Visionary Awards
I spend a great deal of time in Orlando for work. And while the palm trees and sunshine are nothing to sneeze at, I have not been overwhelmed with my dining choices as a foodie who tends to avoid chain restaurants. (The exception being of course, Ocean Prime, because it's just a spectacular establishment, and … Continue reading Deep Blu Dining in Orlando
We ate SO well in China! I was a little nervous eating such a foreign cuisine (I've been told time and again that authentic Chinese food is nothing like American Chinese food) and I was concerned about my pepper allergy. I was pleased to discover that this was not the case. We stayed at … Continue reading Food in China
We headed south to Georgia for my friend Jenn's wedding, but we decided to take a night in Atlanta before we headed to Duluth. After a lovely stay at the Hilton Atlanta, I woke up to this sweet treat! We got an amazing meal at the Trader Vic's in the downstairs of the hotel. It's … Continue reading Atlanta Aquarium
When my friend Carrie suggested I join her in Spain for a few days as she wraps up a Euro trip, I thought she was crazy. However, I ended up finding a Delta deal for 55k points and $250 roundtrip. After the crazy work year I have had, I felt like I deserved a vacation! … Continue reading Off to Espana!
This year, I was named one of Connect Association's 40 Under 40. To receive my award, I attended the Connect Marketplace in Grapevine, TX at the Gaylord Hotel. My friend Brooke from IAEE and I have been trying to get together forever everytime I am in town, and either she or her son Jayden … Continue reading 40 Under 40 Awards