Tidbits

Food

Fishing 

Musicals

Primates

Christmas

Carousel rides

Sparkling water

Murder mysteries

A steaming cup of Tea

Non depreciating assets

Wood-burning fireplaces

A glass of something sweet and bubbly

A few of my favorite things

SYMPHONY

Empire Strikes Back in concert

London Philharmonic

San Fransisco Symphony

John Williams ANYTHING

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Philharmonie de Paris

THEATRE

Hello, Dolly!*

To Kill a Mocking Bird

Fiddler on The Roof*

Come From Away

Hamilton

BALLET

 ABT

NYC Ballet

The Joffrey Ballet

Alvin Ailey ADT: Revelations

Paris Opera Balle

Royal Opera House 

 The Arts

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Horseback riding

Kentucky Derby and/or Royal Ascot

Watch the cherry blossoms bloom

Dune Buggy exploration

Race cars at The Thermal Club (here)

ATVing

thoughtfully contemplating the impressionism exhibit at the Art Institute

HISTORY BUFF

Auschwitz - Berkenau tour

Attend a Gettysburg Civil War reenactment

Tour Château de Chantilly

Explore Saint - Chapelle

James Madisons Montpelier tour

A BIT OF FUN

Blackjack anyone?

Cannes Film Festival

Attend a Chess tournament

Tea Tasting

Gun range

​Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony

Star Wars World

CLASSES

Glass blowing

Wine making

Pâtissier​ (French or Japanese)

Invest

CHICAGO

Kyoten

Kai Zan

Longman & Eagle

Fat Rice

Alinea

NEW YORK

Cosme

Tocqueville Restaurant 

Omasake Room by Tatsu

Eleven Park Madison

Brooklyn Fare

Per Se

Atomix

DC

Maydan

Bad Saint 

Philly Wing Fry

Minibar

Masseria

Pineapple and Pearls

The Inn at Little Washington​

SAN FRANCISCO

Benu

Angler

Smitten Ice Cream

Hashiri

Commonwealth

Keiko à Nob Hill

USA

O Ya (Boston)

Fond (Philly)

Naoe  (Miami)

Aria (Atlanta)

Bacchanalia (Atlanta)

Vespertine (LA)

n/naka (LA)

INTERNATIONAL​

Aulis (HK)

Bo. lan (Bangkok)

Darjeeling Express (London)

Afternoon Tea @ Sketch (London)

Afternoon Tea @ The Lanesborough (London)

The Fat Duck

Disfrutar

Sukiyabashi Jiro

Azurmendi

Screening

A few topics to break the ice

How I ended up stranded in Sriracha, Thailand

Are we alone in the universe?​

My favorite soundtrack​s

Reclining nudes​

How I got started in the industry

(Thank God for Forbes)

Places I'd like to explore

Alittle more

Music: From The Schindlers List soundtrack to Chet Baker to JID, I listen to a bit of everything.​

Film and TV: There Will Be Blood, Hot Fuzz, Bleak House, Truth Seekers, Dark Knight, House of Flying Daggers, Poirot, District 9, Orphan Black.

Novels: The Giver, Anna Karenina, The Firm, All The Gallant Men.