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Zitz Sum — Date Night in Miami

We made a second visit to Zitz Sum in Coral Gables, a contemporary Asian-inspired hybrid between Dim Sum & Izakaya that specializes in dumplings and small plates. They hit a home run again!
Sister Boniface Mysteries

Sister Boniface Mysteries — What We’re Watching

Our latest BritBox find is the Sister Boniface Mysteries. This Father Brown spinoff is a light-hearted murder mystery set deep in the 1960s British countryside. It stars Lorna Watson as a clever, Vespa-driving, crime-solving Catholic nun.

Impromptu Date Night at Growler’s

Visited Growler Country for an impromptu date night on Saturday. Teresa had seen a post about this local craft beer pub on the Tallahassee Foodies Facebook group recently. Definitely worth a visit!
Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's Song is "Morning Has Broken" by Yusof / Cat Stevens. My wife streamed this song last week and it brought back a lot of memories. Steven's music reflected much about my generation as we came of age.
Deepak Malhotra - Author of The Peacemaker's Code

The Peacemaker’s Code — Latest Read

The Peacemaker's Code by Deepak Malhotra was my latest read. Malhotra is a Harvard Business School professor. The story is used to demonstrate some of Malhotra's key theories about negotiation and conflict resolution.
Cover of Piano Man by Billy Joel

Piano Man — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Piano Man" by Billy Joel. When the song was released in 1973, I was a sophomore in college at CW Post on Long Island. "Piano Man" hit the airwaves in NY pretty big and it made me a Billy Joe fan.
Up on The Roof

Tapas on a Miami Rooftop

Down in Miami this week. We hadn't made any dinner plans Tuesday night and walked around downtown Coral Gables to see what appealed to us. We decided to check out the Cebada Rooftop Restaurant and Raw Bar.
Martin Clunes Islands of America on Acorn TV

Islands of America — What We Are Watching

We wanted to take a little break from all of the "mystery, mayhem and death" shows that we have been watching on BritBox and Acorn TV lately. We found some travelogues featuring Martin Clunes that filled the bill.
Brad Parks, author of Interference

Interference by Brad Parks — Latest Read

My latest read was Interference by Brad Parks. This is a Michael Crichton style thriller. The story was based on an interesting premise and is pretty well paced. The ending was weaker than expected.
Sing Me Back Home by Don Williams

Sing Me Back Home — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is Sing Me Back Home, a cover of the 1967 Merle Haggard hit performed by Don Williams. Williams has been favorite of mine since I lived in Texas 'back in my younger days.' Hope you enjoy!