Posts filed under: Outside the United States

  • Hotel
A delightful spot: Remota Patagonia Lodge. Fortunate to have attended a meeting in this absolutely beautiful part of the world. Puerto Natales is a small place and the number of options therefore somewhat limited but this establishment is worth the stay. It was built to be energy efficient and is of a modern design that......
  • Street View
Group experience: De Patio. I dined as part of a large group….we had the entire restaurant….so, as I’ve discussed before, I hesitate to be too critical since the menu was of the groups choosing, not mine.  This night, we experienced the “festival”, a 12 course tasting menu. How to describe the food…..Nouveau, Experimental or Artistic,......
Inside the Marriott: Akun Lounge & Bar. Beautiful space for a quick bite and glass of wine. The pictures also show the Executive Lounge which has an interesting way to deliver honey….straight from the honeycomb frame! Service was good. Visit website...
  • Alta Bistro Street View
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:45 pmA new favorite place: Alta Bistro. Described as modern French, the menu, while limited, had very interesting choices. The wine list is extensive….one of the most extensive I’ve seen in Whistler. French options represented the classic areas…Rhône, Bordeaux and Burgundy. Also available are old world and new......
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:46 pmYou gotta try this place: Peaked Pies. This is the original…the other location is on Denman in Vancouver..so that’s an option if you can’t make it to Whistler. The pies are both savory and sweet but I think a bit of background is in order. What the......
  • Centro Street View
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:47 pmItalian: Centro. Located in the West End on Denman Street, it opened a couple of months ago. Described as modern Italian, the space is a bit retro…..think mid century modern. Menu choices run the gamut from salads to antipasti to pasta (made in house) to secundo of......