Sicily on My Table

Nova_6388October 25, 2015Sicily on My Table

A few days after returning from Sicily, my suitcase had yet to be taken back to storage and my clothes while laundered were hidden away and awaiting their date with the ironing board. My priorities? Working on my trip photos and preparing a meal inspired by my culinary experiences. First things first. Read More

I ATE: Amsterdam, Lucerne and a Rhine River Cruise

As most readers know, I love to travel and I’ve had the good fortune to do so fairly extensively; however, northern Europe was never high on my travel bucket list. I seem to have preferred repeat visits to Mediterranean countries or warm weather climes … countries where the language was familiar to my ear, where I knew the food would tickle my palate and the wines would go down easy. But this trip changed my mind … forever. Read More

I ATE: New York (eats, streets and the World Trade Center Memorial)

Perhaps its because I lived most of my life in NYC, but when I visit now I seem to have a penchant for eating at restaurants that are either new, trendy, ethnic and/or funky-fun. Most of them seem to be in lower Manhattan which suits me well because that’s where I usually am. Read More

I ATE: Quebec

Now that I’ve whined about my travel experience on my recent trip to Quebec City, I feel better so I’m happy to share some of the highlights; most importantly, a reunion of my travel gal pals.

Quebec is a lovely and picturesque city to visit but, with all due respect, there is a reason you don’t find Canadian restaurants in every corner of the world …  Read More