Category Archives: Food & wine

Nothing new under the sun

I visited a museum today, here in my new city. Since I’ve been here, it is my fifth visit. I absolutely adore it. I’m not sure how it compares is square footage with the Art Institute in Chicago, it is … Continue reading

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Savory Seductions

Sensualists understand the importance of food for a voluptuary experience. Food and sex share much of the same vocabulary, emotions, and negative prohibitions from those afraid of both. As a Professional Companion, sharing a meal with a client is much … Continue reading

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Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!

“Let the Good Times Roll!” Happy Mardi Gras to everyone out there. Though I wasn’t born and raised in New Orleans, it is nonetheless in my spirit and definitely in my blood. I’m wearing the traditional colors of purple (justice), … Continue reading

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Seriously, pleasure

Definition “Pleasure is the object, duty, and the goal of all rational creatures.” -Voltaire The New Oxford American Dictionary defines pleasure as: pleasure |ˈple zh ər| noun a feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment : she smiled with pleasure at … Continue reading

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A Natural Combination

Gourmet magazine ran a special issue, The Sex Issue, last week. It is a natural combination, food and sex. The way to a man’s heart is supposedly through his stomach and the way to a woman’s favor is no less … Continue reading

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