Tuesday, August 26, 2014

La Ventana

One of my favorite places that we visited during our anniversary trip to California was The Restaurant at The Ventana in Big Sur. La Ventana literally translates to The Window and this place was definitely a window onto a picture perfect view of the Pacific Ocean and the coastal sequoia trees of the Big Sur. 

View from La Ventana 

What I'm Wearing? 
Dress: Target// Sweater: J Crew Factory// 
Heels: Bandolino (similar)// 
Necklace: J Crew Factory (similar)// 
Bracelets: Fossil & Target (exact)// 
Handbag: Kate Spade (exact)

After a long day of hiking in the Big Sur, we headed here for dinner. Up,up,up we drove for what felt like forever (I was hungry & cranky). Then finally, the trees opened up onto the most exquisite view. We of course decided to sit on the heated patio for dinner where hubby and I shared swordfish and salmon. But first, we ordered the octopus soup to start. Such a unique, yet delicious taste. Definitely, one of the more adventurous foods we ate while in California. 

                 Swordish               Octopus Appetizer               Salmon 

I so enjoyed sitting out on the patio as the sun set. I sipped on wine, while hubby enjoyed a local IPA. Such a wonderful ending to a great day. I cannot wait for the time when Tom and I can have dinner together everyday. Sunset ocean view or not. For now, I'm going to enjoy the time that we do have together. 


  1. Somehow I missed this post! Saw it in your recommended posts. Love this simple gray and white look. And I'd totally love to go on a double date with guys sometime. Your dates our definitely our kinds of trips!

    1. Thank you Ele. And we should totally arrange a double date. I feel like I know you so well (through your blog) but we've never even met!