Friday, February 3, 2012

Slow Bowl 2012 Kick-Off Dinner

Time for my Slowtravel friends to arrive for our annual "SlowBowl/Super Bowl" weekend. Kicked off the events with a dinner at Top Chef's own Fabio Viviani's restaurant in North Hollywood, "Firenze Osteria" last night.

Me with my great slowtravel friend "Deborah" from St. Louis, Missouri

Slowtravel friends Marcia and David from Pasadena

Here' s Chris and Jen from Missouri

Firenze Osteria has a great list of inventive Martinis. This one was my choice, Rasberry Lemon Drop...mmmm

Here are two great chefs in their own right: Slowtraveler Jerry from Canada and Palma from Palm desert

It was so much fun to see old travel friends and to know we have the weekend to celebrate together. We will be going north to the Santa Barbara/Santa Maria area and joining about 50 more friends for a weekend of fun, food and wine adventures. Hitting the road soon. More blogposts on this weekend coming your way.

Brad and Palma from Palm Desert

Jen gave us all good news that Chris will be starting his new role as a Policeman to serve and protect the citizens of their town in Missouri. Congrats Chris. We're all so proud of you.

Kim and Chris arrived today from New Jersey. Kim is ready to hit the road for the drive up the coast. See ya'all in Los Alamos, California in the morning. Ciao everyone. Can't wait to see all the Slowtraveler's for this years "Slowbowl" festivities.


Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Such fun!
Keep the photos coming~
I am in Charlotte for a little LuLu time... maybe next year!

Palma said...

Great photos! What fun we have!

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