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IDENTIFYING QUALITY EXPERIENCES
My love for food and travel, combined with my early work experience in retail and restaurants, enhances my design process. Service and authenticity are paramount in restaurants and hospitality.
I prefer sophistication over ostentation. I want to feel connection and warmth within a space. It is in these spaces that residential concepts meet commercial design.
A sense of pride in quality, details and customer service must be at the forefront of my guest experience. Establishments that celebrate authentic culture particularly pique my interest, so that when I enter, I feel either immersed in a place or transported to another. In a quest to identify life-enhancing experiences, I’d love to share mine and hear about yours.
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.James Beard
San Diego Taste of Spain: Café Sevilla
Café Sevilla Restaurant and Tapas Bar Nestled in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego is a wonderful Spanish restaurant. My husband and I enjoyed our lunch on the outdoor patio at Café Sevilla — a tapas bar, restaurant, and nightclub — which felt true to its claim for an authentic Spanish cultural experience (though at the…Keep reading
Brunch in Sacramento, California at Cafeteria 15L
Cafeteria 15L celebrates fresh ingredients. This is comfort food with a fresh, urban twist. Brunch has always been one of my favorite meals—a relaxed, late-morning meal—that is perfect for lounging with the family. Cafeteria 15L, a “Farm to Table” restaurant located in an urban rustic-industrial setting in Sacramento, offers a weekend brunch on Saturdays and Sundays…Keep reading
The Kitchen Sacramento
The Best Dining Experience in SacramentoKeep reading