That’s the fun thing about eating in places like these, they feed our wanderlust along with our stomachs.
There is so much to see and do in Italy, but for me, the food is the star of any vacation there.
I discovered a dish several years ago when I picked up a special edition of Epicurious magazine. It was called “Epicurious Italy.” The title alone sold that magazine/cookbook to me. I’ve always LOVED Italian food. In fact, I pretty much love all things Italian. Epicurious Italy Unable to travel during the corona pandemic, I decided,… Continue reading When You Can’t Travel, Bring the Flavors of a Place to Your Kitchen
A quick google search of food quotes and travel quotes shows how closely these two things are connected. That’s one of the reasons I try to take a food tour or cooking class everywhere I go. Boston was no exception
When I found out Greg and I would be spending a week in Boston, I started asking friends what should I see, do and eat there. I got a good variety of suggestions, but nearly every single person talked about either the North End’s Italian food scene or lobster and chowder. Boxed cannoli from Modern… Continue reading A Tale of Cannolis
Sometimes, the best travel involves leaving the smartphone behind and trusting your instincts.
I recently spent a week on my own in New Orleans. Greg was attending a conference there and I tagged along so I could see the city and we could enjoy evenings together. That left me with full days to explore whatever I wanted to see. Of course, there was a stroll through the Garden… Continue reading Cooking it up in The Big Easy
Like a lot of travelers, we’re also foodies. Part of the joy of traveling is exploring new tastes. So let’s indulge our senses as we set forth on a new blog adventure – Food! – where we share some of our good (and not-so-good) food experiences, so if you’re headed somewhere we’ve been, you can… Continue reading Mamma Ventura’s – Gettysburg, PA