Art, Living, & Design Archives - Page 10 of 11 - Mocha Man Style
I like food. As a consequence, I spend much time visiting different restaurants. When I’m at home, I’m either cooking or bingeing on Food Network shows. As I’m watching my favorite chefs prepare delicious meals, I often wonder where they like to go out to eat (other than their own establishments, of course). I’m... Read more
There is a quote in the movie, “When Harry Met Sally,” that explains the cultural importance of restaurants. “Restaurants are to people in the 80s what theater was to people in the 60s.” Three decades later, restaurants play an even bigger role in our society. With the rise of celebrity chefs,... Read more
As a frequent traveler, I spend a lot of time in restaurants. Most of the time, I’m content with finding a small local establishment that gives me a flavor of the city and allows me to connect with some residents. But sometimes I need to find a more upscale restaurant... Read more
Two Fun Days in Miami Beach, FL
24 Hours in Santa Barbara, CA
Although I’m a proud Texan, I have a secret crush on California. I love the scenery, weather, beaches, and laid back vibe. Over the years, I’ve visited all of the major cities, except for one – Santa Barbara. Last month, I finally got the chance to visit the city that... Read more
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Valentine’s Day can be daunting. Most men want to buy a special gift and plan a perfect romantic evening that their partner will never forget. However, the pressure to get everything right can lead to self-doubt and indecision. As a consequence, many guys end up waiting until the last... Read more
A Man’s Guide to Vegas
Contrary to popular belief, Las Vegas has plenty of activities that don’t include gambling or finding a tiger in your hotel room. I’ve been to Las Vegas several times and I’ve experienced many different things. I’ve raced a Ferrari, attended shows (my favorite is George Wallace), and eaten at spectacular restaurants. I... Read more
Restaurant Review: Tetsu Teppan Grill – Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas is quickly becoming America’s food mecca. Nearly every celebrity chef has set up shop in the city and the dining options are growing exponentially. I recently dined at Tetsu, Chef Masa Takayama’s first teppan concept. Tetsu is an intimate and interactive dining experience that offers guests a taste... Read more
Last Minute Gift Ideas for Your Wife or Girlfriend
Buying the perfect gift for the lady in your life can be tricky. I once made the mistake of buying my wife a jumpsuit that made her look like an elf – not the beautiful Lord of the Rings type of the Elf, but rather the Keebler type. After... Read more