Dining in and around Tucson

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Tucson has a surprisingly diverse population and its restaurants reflect that. Need a dining recommendation? There are a variety of restaurants both in the greater Tucson area as well as around the Hilton hotel that we recommend for dinner. in the greater Tucson area Maynard Market & Kitchen El Charro Cafe Cushing Street Bar and Grill Reilly’s Craft Pizza and … Read More

“One of the very best things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.”  ―  Luciano Pavarotti

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If you’ve ever been to Round Top, you know that restaurants are few and far between, and most of them are only open on weekends. Because of that (and because we love you!), we always plan for catered meals throughout our retreats. Ask any Prairie Pearl (as our Prairie students are affectionately called) – they will tell you that the meals are delicious … Read More

Dining in and Around Irvine, California

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Restaurants in Irvine offer casual diners and foodies alike the qualities that are quickly making Orange County a standout on the Southern California dining scene: fresh ingredients, diversity and leadership in “green dining.” Here are some restaurants nearby the Hilton Hotel-Irvine/Orange County/Airport that we have found to be quite good. LUNCH: *ZuZu and CoCo *Poke Dot Love *Croutons *Mick’s Karma … Read More