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Donne Travels Archive: April 2009

  • Sea bass with mushroom risotto - The Quarter Kitchen, Chef Gordon Damon

      From the luxorious San Diego, California hotel, The Ivy, Executive Chef Gordon Damon shares his recipe for a crisp Sea Bass, moist, tender and mild, served over a savory mushroom risotto.    Start your meal with a crisp, peppery, arugula and blue cheese crumble salad and serve a crisp white wine.   Published April 18 2009

  • Sizzling in San Diego, California; The Ivy Hotel by LInda Mensinga, editor, Donne Tempo Mgaazine

    The Ivy Hotel is hot, hot, hot with 2 clubs attracting the see and be-seen crowd. The food at Quarter Kitchen is heating up the dining scene with exotic flavors and luxury ingredients from around the world.  Room feature 42-inch plasma HDTV, wireless Internet access, 4 different kinds of pillows and a glass-walled bath exposed to the entire room. The 1275-foot Star Suite features king-size bunk beds, open shower and fireman’s pole.     Published April 15 2009

  • Revisiting the Eastern Shore, by Jon Gann, special to Donne Tempo Magazine

    However, it was the unintended result of our travels that made the experience truly memorable: I was able to relearn my grade-school knowledge of the events and people that make Maryland's role in our nation's history truly unique. Driving only an hour and a half from D.C., we arrived at the rental house where we would spend the evening. Published April 15 2009