5 Star Dinner at The Maisonette, October 2, 2002

On Wednesday, October 2, 2002, Wendy and I had the pleasure of dining at The Maisonette, Cincinnati’s 5-star restaurant and the recipient of Mobil Travel Guide’s 5-Star Award for the past 38 consecutive years (longer than any other restaurant in the world).



Our host was Pat Berry of 55KRC radio. The guests of honor were Kitty Morgan — editor of Cincinnati Magazine and Charles Desmarais — Director of the Contemporary Arts Center. We were joined by Gary Burbank of 700WLW radio.

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HAPPY MOUTH — October 2002

On Wednesday, October 9, 2002, the Happy Mouth Supper Club dined at the Iron Horse Inn, in Glendale Ohio (read the Cincinnati Enquirer’s review here).

A total of 12 people dined with us… Ted, Tracy, John, Jay, Ed, Kristy, Wendy, me, and our guests Hope, Pat, Natalie, and Meg. Meg is a friend of ours that works at the Iron Horse. She helped Chef Jackson put together a special 4 course tasting menu for us, with pairings.

We really appreciate the work that Chef Jack, Meg, Justine, and the rest of the staff at the Iron Horse did for us. It was an exceptionally good time! Especially nice was when Chef Jack came and visited us, and the tour of the kitchen he gave me.
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Punta Cana Dominican Republic VACATION PHOTOS 2002 online!

We just got back from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. We’re working on getting our notes organized into readable format for publication on this site, but while we’re working, you can look at the quick-n-dirty upload of our pictures by visiting the Punta Cana Vacation gallery in my Photo Gallery. The link is here. Still to be posted are the underwater pictures, and some pictures taken by the friends we made down there.
UPDATE 07-Nov-2002: I’ve uploaded the snorkel and diving pictures to the Gallery above.