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SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: One of the world’s best hotel’s Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur

Mr Silver and I have been lucky enough to stay in some truly spectacular and out-of-this world hotels. We’ve stayed in a luxurious tented camp in the middle of the Australian desert, a treehouse in the rainforest, an elephant camp in the Golden Triangle and a rice field in Chiang Mai. Now we had a new… Read more »

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Sunday Brunch bunch at the Blue Boar Smokehouse

I have now returned from honeymoon and normal service will soon resume with a mixture of posts about my adventures on honeymoon as well as regular London updates. Meanwhile, here is a post I wrote before going on honeymoon so I can recover from my jet lag!!  I always find it hard to book a… Read more »

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Luxury at Lainston House and a Wedding in Winchester

Mr S and I were attending our first wedding as a married couple, so naturally we wanted to make a weekend of it. The lovely bride-to-be, Amelia who appeared in my Grain Store review, recommended we stay at Lainston House in Winchester. Ever the organisational freak I booked our stay there five months in advance, along… Read more »

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SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: On the Road

Ok, I must admit in my touristy ignorance, I didn’t realise how cold San Francisco was, my childhood diet of Sweet Valley High, 90210 (1st Generation and 2nd) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer led me to believe that California was sunny all year round. But San Francisco was cold, really cold…and I don’t like being… Read more »

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SilverSpoon On Honeymoon: If You’re Going to San Francisco…Here’s a Few Restaurants to Try…

With such close proximity to Napa Valley (my new favourite place) it is inevitable that San Francisco is also an exciting foodie hub. The culinary scene is incredibly diverse and varied with many award-winning restaurants covering a multitude of different types of cuisine. Once again I did my research and got my bookings in early… Read more »

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SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: Cavallo Point, Sausalito

I was so sad to leave Napa Valley, a place dedicated to top quality food and wine was basically my spiritual home but after experiencing a culinary epiphany it was time to head back down South. Before we hit the big city we had planned an over night stay in Sausalito, a charming waterfront town… Read more »

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SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: Foodie Heaven at The French Laundry

Every foodie has a dream restaurant; that look sought after place the sits on top of your bucket list and never gets crossed off because its too far away, super expensive and impossible to get a reservation. My dream restaurant is The French Laundry, a foodie mecca that is all those three things and was… Read more »

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SIlverSpoon On Honeymoon: Calistoga Ranch and the Napa Valley

You may have guessed that I love wine…it’s my second favourite drink after champagne ;). That being the case, I have long wanted to visit one of the meccas of food and wine, the Napa Valley. So after a six hour plane journey from New York to San Francisco we picked up our hire car… Read more »

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SilverSpoon On Honeymoon: New York Restaurant and Bar Round Up

With so many fantastic restaurants and bars in New York we were totally spoilt for choice but we wanted to visit some of the coolest and liveliest places that we could. I chose our destinations based on research, recommendations from friends, suggestions from our hotel and my love for the classic TV series, Sex and… Read more »

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SilverSpoon on Honeymoon: Dining at Jean Georges

Most of the restaurants and bars that we visited in New York were cool, trendy, young and fun but we also wanted to try some of the really special, high-end dining that New York had to offer. Le Bernadin was top of my list, as it’s considered the best restaurant in the USA and, indeed,… Read more »