Anticipation

waiting for my date dinner out

Tavern is one of Susanne Goin’s restaurants in LA.  I have long been a fan.  Her food is simple and good.  Her environments hospitable and comfortable.  For years we frequented Lucques, and still do.  There is something about the beautiful back room at Tavern though, that just makes me feel like tucking in for a good long visit with the dearest of friends.  Such was the first night of my Oscar weekend.  A hearty dinner, a delightful pinot noir.   Habit is a beautiful wine that was the perfect complement to the evening.  Until now, I had not known this to be from a vineyard in Los Olivos, CA – just above Santa Barbara.  Los Olivos is one of my favorite spots on the planet – just like the back booth at Tavern.

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