Show 23, March 30, 2013: Barbara Fairchild, former long-time editor of Bon Appetit magazine. Educator, speaker and hospitality industry consultant

Barbara FairchildBarbara just returned from a trip to Rome and Venice.

She first recounted her dining adventures in Rome. A favorite was Costanza.

She recommends the “Eat Rome” App for solid suggestions on all manner of restaurants and hotel recommendations. The author, Elizabeth Minchilli, is an American journalist living in Italy. She contributed articles to Bon Appetit during Barbara’s long tenure there.

Show 23, March 30, 2013: Barbara Fairchild, former long-time editor of Bon Appetit magazine. Educator, speaker and hospitality industry consultant (Continued…)

Barbara FairchildBarbara continued with her adventures in Venice which is more seafood oriented.

There is a newer, faster train from Rome which she was quite happy with. No hassle at the airport…You take a water taxi to your hotel from the train station. Many of the hotels have porters to meet their arriving guests at the docks.

For dining suggestions Barbara mentioned the “Eat Venice” App also from Ms. Minchilli.

JC Clow of The Winery Restaurant in Tustin

The Winery in Newport Beach and TustinJC, the managing partner of The Winery, joined us in the closing minutes of the show with a major announcement.

It’s now official that there will be a beautiful new Winery Restaurant on the water in Newport Beach. In the last few days the lease was signed for the former Villa Nova site on West Pacific Coast Highway.

A lot of renovation work needs to be done and JC and his partners are hoping for a Fall opening!