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Vienna: Schonbrunn and Schnitzel

Vienna: Schonbrunn and Schnitzel

Day Three and the eat-a-thon has commenced! Vienna might just be my favorite city in the world, at least for now.  There is something truly magical about this place.  Alleyways lead to tiny, picturesque doorways and cobblestone courtyards.  A thousand years of history sits at every street corner. Schonbrunn Palace We started our day with the Grand Tour of Schonbrunn.  Here’s another Rick Steves’ tip that worked like a charm.  Purchase the “Sisi Pass” online ahead of time.  It gave…

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Himalayan Cuisine/Nepali Restaurant

Himalayan Cuisine/Nepali Restaurant

Lovely dinner tonight with friends.  One of my absolute favorite meals is any sort of Indian cuisine.  Another of my favorites … hidden gems.  La Mesa holds a lovely hidden gem, tucked away in a strip mall. Himalayan Cuisine It boasts offerings from Nepal, the Himalayas, and India.  In a word … delicious. We love to order family style and taste a little bit of everything.  Tonight’s offerings: Mango Chicken, Aloo Gobi, Tandoori Chicken (served sizzling),   And my favorite ……

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Wine Vault and Bistro

Wine Vault and Bistro

In the spirit of full disclosure, I don’t drink very much.  So, last night after returning home from our tasting menu and wine pairings I couldn’t actually blog about it.  But I digress …. We spent a lovely evening at one of my favorite places, Wine Vault and Bistro.  They do weekly five course tasting menus and wine pairings.  Occasionally, they do ten course extravaganzas! Here is the menu: The ambiance is lovely; the walls are lined with wine bottles….

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