As an international traveller, I always struggle to find good, local places to eat in foreign countries, so when I come across a particularly commendable restaurant I feel the need to share it. Venice is home to many things such as the St. Mark's Square, fine leather and Gondoliers, but my favorite part of Venice… Continue reading Mangiare a Venezia – Al Conte Pescaor
Mediterranean in London – Nopi by Ottolenghi
My family and I recently took a trip to London to enjoy the beginnings of spring, and while we were there we decided to have brunch at a fabulous restaurant called Nopi. Nopi was created by the famous chef Ottolenghi, and if you haven't you should definitely check out his cookbooks which focus heavily on… Continue reading Mediterranean in London – Nopi by Ottolenghi
Donut Mess With My Doughnuts!
We've all been in that situation where it's cold, rainy and generally unpleasant outside and all we need to do is stop inside a cute little coffee shop to warm up our tummies and spirits. Well, if you happen to be in Long Island City you can stop into the Doughnut Plant for a delicious… Continue reading Donut Mess With My Doughnuts!
The Feast of the Seven Fishes
Every year my family, along with thousands of other Italian-American families, hosts the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. Rather than eating the traditional turkey, ham and all the sides, we eat just seafood of all shapes and sizes. Thankfully no one in our family is allergic to seafood, otherwise they would be… Continue reading The Feast of the Seven Fishes
Not Willy Wonka’s Factory, But Very Close!
I recently took a trip to Goshen, CT and decided to check out this tucked away place called Thorncrest Farm. This beautiful dairy farm boasts a large barn home to may dairy cows, a small field for the male cows to graze in and an adorable store for customers to purchase milk, t-shirts and of… Continue reading Not Willy Wonka’s Factory, But Very Close!
I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Four Seas Ice Cream!
Because it is summer I decided to write a post on ice cream, because who doesn't love ice cream? Ice cream by itself is amazing, but make it homemade with funky flavors on a hot Cape Cod day and you take it to another level. Fortunately, Four Seas ice cream covers all of these requirements.… Continue reading I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Four Seas Ice Cream!
A Trip to Germantown in Manhattan
Have you ever gotten that feeling where you just need to eat schnitzel? Or a craving for a gigantic pretzel with rock salt? Well luckily for you, you can visit Germantown on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and satisfy all of your German desires. Located in the high 80's between 1st and 2nd avenues,… Continue reading A Trip to Germantown in Manhattan
The Boqueria – A Market You Will Never Forget
The Boqueria, an expansive marketplace right off the famous Barcelonian street La Rambla, is a must-see market packed with every kind of vendor you could imagine. From tomatoes to cheese to eggs to fish, this market has everything one could ever need. Once you step inside, your senses take over and all you can smell… Continue reading The Boqueria – A Market You Will Never Forget
Compartir – A Costa Brava Must Try
Cadaqués, a town on the Costa Brava, is located about 2 hours away from the beautiful Catalonian city of Barcelona. Its charming houses with red-tiled roofs and gorgeous views of the Mediterranean make it a must visit for anyone who loves the coast. Compartir, a lovely restaurant very close to the water, not only charms with… Continue reading Compartir – A Costa Brava Must Try