Last week my husband and I got away for our very first trip without the children. My mother-in-law was amazing enough to offer to stay with the boys. We were super nervous to be away from them but they were fine, of course.
We flew out on Wednesday and we were wrong in thinking that just because we arrived in San Francisco by 1:00 p.m. that we would be able to do some wine tasting that afternoon. It was over two hours before we were able to even get out of the airport. With waiting for our bags and standing in line for an hour to pick up our rental car, we didn’t get to our hotel room until 4:00 p.m.
Since the airlines stopped serving real food on flights all we had eaten during the day was the snack box of chips, raisins and almonds on the plane. When we finally got to our hotel all we could think about was going to out to a nice dinner. I did a search for “5 Star Restaurants in Napa Valley” thinking that every time we go to a “5 Star” in our area, it’s never really that expensive but the food is pretty good. (more…)