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“Wives, Widows and X’s”…Good Evening Ingrid

Good Evening Ingrid, I am sure you get hundreds of emails but I am hoping you have a moment to read my story. I am a 33 year old widow and newly single mother. My husband, David McGowan, died of cancer on May 7, one month shy of his 34th birthday leaving behind myself and […]

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Wives, Widows and X’s “Mortality”

In “Thyme in a Bottle” my autobiographical cookbook, I tell my life stories, garnered over five decades, punctuated by the meals that nourished and encouraged me along the way. My recipes are a collaboration of kind friends, generous chefs, and family traditions that have been enjoyed at Croce’s, Croce’s Park West and my home. It’s […]

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Ingrid Croce

Chef Russell Rummer’s Weekly Specials 7/16 – 7/22

Frog Hollow Peaches, burrata toast, bing cherry chutney, balsamic reduction and wild arugula $12 Reserve your dinner table today!

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Wives, Widows and X’s: Reflective Restauranteur and Dedicated Widow

When I found this article by Brian DAmbrosio, I was grateful. I don’t remember talking to him about “going with the flow”, but today I do know that I was on the right track and that nothing is permanent. This greatly relieves me…because I don’t always get things right. I don’t know about you, but I get […]

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Winemaker’s Series: Five-Course Wine Pairing Dinner, Monday July 27th

Please join us for a Domaine Lafite Baron de Rothschild Five-Course Wine Pairing Dinner on Monday, July 27th! Hosted by our Sommelier Michael Simpson and Maria Brow, this dinner is $100 per person and includes five 3oz tastings, appetizer, salad, half-portion entrees and dessert. For reservations call 619-233-4355 or email Michael at bestofhouse6@gmail.com Check out […]

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Learn to Paint the Sunset with Craft & Cocktails – Saturday, July 25th!

Grab your friends and join us on Saturday, July 25th from 11:30am to 2:30pm for Craft and Cocktails! This week we will learn to paint “Surfer at Sunset”! No experience? No problem! Guests will experience exhilarating art instruction by local artists with all supplies included! All this coupled with great atmosphere and food makes for a fabulous brunch. Tickets […]

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Have Your Morning Coffee with Craft & Cocktails – Saturday, July 11th!

Grab your friends and join us on Saturday, July 11th from 11:30am to 2:30pm for Craft and Cocktails! This week we will learn to paint “Love My Cup of Joe”! No experience? No problem! Guests will experience exhilarating art instruction by local artists with all supplies included! All this coupled with great atmosphere and food makes for a fabulous brunch. […]

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Paint the Dunes at Coronado with Craft & Cocktails – Monday, July 27th

Grab your friends and join us on Monday, July 27th from 6pm to 9pm for Craft and Cocktails! This week, we will paint “Dunes at Coronado”! No experience? No problem! Guests will experience exhilarating art instruction by local artists with all supplies included! All this coupled with great atmosphere and food makes for a fantastic evening. Tickets are $48 […]

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Unleash Your Creative Side with Craft & Cocktails – Monday, July 13th

Grab your friends and join us on Monday, July 13th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm for Craft and Cocktails! This week, we will paint “Spring Bloom”! No experience? No problem! Guests will experience exhilarating art instruction by local artists with all supplies included! All this coupled with great atmosphere and food makes for a fantastic evening. Tickets are $48 and […]

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Wives, Widows and X’s

Today I am going to start my stories of Wives, Widows and X’s that will morph into a blog and perhaps even into a TV and radio show. You can email me at Ingrid@croces.com. I’m counting on you to add your story to all of ours. I want Wives, Widows and X’s to be a […]

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