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Dishing It Up With Sharon Insul—Off On The Road To Morocco

At a hidden Moroccan dining oasis, a shimmering turquoise pool placed center stage gives diners time and room for contemplation.

Come sit with me for awhile and see what I’m bringing to the table …

An evening of pure magic (seen in the first photo) awaits on a side street quietly hidden behind a nondescript wall. Ahhh yes—hmmm —the wall.

What is behind the wall? Candelabras strategically placed, metal fretwork pendant lights hang everywhere, much likened to the desert night sky lusciously blanketed with stars. A shimmering turquoise colored pool placed center stage gives diners time and room for contemplation.

Shhh .. do you hear it? Wait listen again. There you go. Yes,yes. The piano-man’s music being played in the outdoor lounge area gently floats throughout the collection of intimately lit dining rooms without being intrusive, while Moroccan and French fare is served on starched white table linens.

As a designer and lover of creativity I would be remiss in not sharing one of what I call the highlights of my trip to Morocco. Yves Saint Laurent’s Museum is housed in the Majorelle Gardens, which was also the sight of his beloved home.

Unfortunately photos were not allowed inside, however, in the second photo is a sliver of the lush foliage and brilliant blue accents in the garden.

The good news is there is also one in Paris. There are many ways to feast one’s eyes. It’s not always just about the food.

Those looking for a new twist on the same-old, ho-hum table setting need look no further than Sharon Insul’s new book “a collection of Tableofferings™ from the go-to expert tablescaper.” Available on Amazon in e-book and hardcover.

For the children in your life, there’s the “I am sooo Lucky!!!” trilogy about those adorable sisters Emily and Abby, available on Amazon Book1-; Book2 –; Book3 – Prime Amazon members read for free.

Sharon Insul is the former owner of the Beverly Hills boutique Candle light and… 

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