Eat Carbonara!!! The real thing, yes, with raw egg — ideally from a happy chicken which leads to this beautiful deep yellow-orange color from the yolk — and guanciale (the ultimate form of bacon bits in Italy) and lots of parmigiano (not on top but already perfectly balanced in the actual dish. One of my […]
Needed a little escape from the craziness of Times Square, and what better (close-by) place to go then downtown Brooklyn! Still in the transitional stage, you avoid the tourist crowds of Park Slope and Williamsburg, while frolicking amongst locals in their neighborhood. My new happy place there delivers just what it promises: The Little Sweet […]
Eat in Trastevere! Had the pleasure of indulging at Davide and Andrea’s Osteria Fernanda last night and for the moment I shall just let some pictures do the talking… When in Rome, eat at Osteria Fernanda! Okay, a few words: Chose the ultimate treat, menu Davide and his take on Saltimbocca was my absolute favorite. […]
I have arrived in food heave in capital city of San Marino within the Republic of San Marino! If only this was not just a stopover for dinner. But I shall return! #travelicious
There is only so much hotel food, I can eat and since finding an alternative choice on a Monday in Punta Islita was not an option, we ventured out of town. What’s one more dirt road and a couple of streams to cross at this point in our Costa Rican journey along the roads less […]
First unedited impressions from Hotel El Mangroove, the happy medium between a busy all-inclusive resorts and the independent smaller hotels. Disney Adventures uses this boutique hotel as the final stop on their Costa Rica tour, so you get 30 people arriving all at once – and a fair share of more Americans, but also local […]
Cold Costa Rican craft beer, amazing views and great food – all provided by gracious hosts William (chef and soon brewmaster at Monkey Brewing Co.) and Sandro (bartender and always smiling maitre d’) – what more could you ask for? Skip eating downtown at Playas Del Coco and head straight up to “The Lookout”, you […]
Until I find the time to say more, these pictures can speak for themselves. I hope you agree. Here is a link to Montiel in the heart of Barcelona, Spain, in the meantime to learn more.