Olio & Limone is now my favorite Italian restaurant in the world…. and what a pleasure not to experience the burden of airplane pasta and worse, long lines for US Customs…. when all you have to do is find West Victoria Street in Santa Barbara and indulge.
Santa Barbara to Carmel
I loved mt experience at Mad and Vin. Mostly, I enjoyed our conversation with chef Seth Nathan while dining with friends.
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Gardening is my therapy ” A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in– what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” Victor Hugo, Les Miserables Jefferson Woeste and Nancy Chuda LuxEcoLiving Woeste’s […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Artist Mary Nohr Courtesy of LuxEcoLiving “She’s got your back under the hood! “That was my first impression when I met Mary. She’s a mechanic. Works only on Mercedes-Benz, BMW’s, Volvos and Porsches. Knows just about everything you would need […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World The Brothers know how to bring home the beef. They don’t raise it… but we sure praise it. Courtesy of LuxEcoLiving Get along little doggie…if you want to experience pure authenticity head to The Red Barn in […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Los Alamos California population 1,890. Full of Life Flatbread Pizza Restaurant… the whole darn town. An Organic Gold 5 Star Restaurant that brings the art of food into Family Style Dining. Crave pizza and you will seek the best crust west of […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Heading Sideways in Santa Ynez Valley from Los Olivos to Buellton Two Great LuxEcoLiving4U Picks for locally grown organic food and safer-seafood caught fresh for sushi. Sides Hardwear and Shoes and A-Ru Sushi. Get ready to motor up and try two fabulous […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Emily and Robbie Wilson pay homage to the new Mattei’s Tavern Los Olivos California. Dining with best friends, James and Nancy Chuda are joined by Olivia Newton-John and John Easterling at the new Mattei’s. History counts. Mattei’s […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Santa Ynez California breakfast at The Baker’s Table 3563 Numancia Street COME HUNGRY! You might think Christmas came early in our little town of Santa Ynez. Newly opened, The Baker’s Table, an artisan bakery, is the IN spot for locals and tourists […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Sunstone Winery Santa Ynez California Life happens! Even in the best laid plans one can never predict expectancy but one can assume that memories linger and with them come the force of spirit from grace. Bion Rice and his wife Anna have […]
By Nancy and James Chuda founders LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Santa Ynez California, twilight time It’s a marriage of two of the most celebrated tastes. Pairing fine wines with French cheese is pure matrimony… till death do us part! Forget your cholesterol count! Indulge! Life is to be lived in the moment. Insist […]
By Nancy Chuda, co-founder of LuxEcoLiving.com and Healthy Child Healthy World
A divine inspiration. A remarkable event. An outstanding evening. Jim and I were treated to one of the most memorable moments in our lives—at Coleman Farm’s annual dinner. Their mission is to re-connect diners to the land and the origins of their food, and to honor the local farmers and food artisans who cultivate it.
The Best Cheese and Wines in the World: Sunstone Winery hosts The Wisconsin Cheeseman and Cowgirl Creamery
What happens when you pair artisan farmstead cheese from Cowgirl Creamery in northern California with some of the finest master cheesemakers from The Wisconsin Cheeseman and you add the finest varietal wines, both reds and white, from one the most magnificent wineries in the world?
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Hotel Cheval celebrates the bold beauty and history of legendary 17th century racehorses Step back in time and experience an ultra luxurious setting. Each room contains exquisite interior designs and features artistic equine memorabilia. We landed unbridled from our recent lovefest […]
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World The french may think they know it all or even have it all but seriously folks, until you have spent a weekend in Santa Ynez Valley and tasted the wine and fresh food harvested from sustainable soil you haven’t lived. And […]
Introduction by Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World The horses have it! Today, in Louisville at the Kentucky Derby their heading towards the starting gate. And here in Santa Ynez in just a couple of hours over 600 hundred riders will be heading towards the Santa Inez […]