food

San Miguel de Allende: Saturday Organic Farmers Market

February 3, 2012

Entering the Saturday Organic Farmers Market one of the first things we notice is an outdoor dining area under the shade trees filled with people eating. Then the aromas of tortillas and gorditas frying on the griddles. Two Mexican families are cooking and serving up a storm of tacos, tamales, quesadillas, and huaraches – their […]

Read the full article →

San Miguel de Allende: Le Segundo Semana

January 16, 2012

The day is just dawning this Sunday morning when we hear the sound of drummers very close by… Jay quickly dresses, grabs his camera and heads out the door. Men and boys dressed as Indian dancers and drummers are parading down a nearby street, creating a rich drum beat in rolling 4/4 time, as they […]

Read the full article →

New York City

July 20, 2011

Ice pops made from anything brewed: tea, root beer, espresso; markets galore – artisan, farmers, flea, antique; and exploring Brooklyn… here are some fun tips on the big Apple. New York’s New Frozen Treats “I HAD never been so grateful to see a banana. Peeled and skewered, just plucked from the freezer, it was nearly smoking […]

Read the full article →

Astoria, Oregon

March 27, 2011

Sunday morning… hot tea, New York Times… good article in the travel section on the waterfront town of Astoria, Oregon. Good tips on dining, lodging, and things to do. Enjoy the read and maybe a visit sometime. Astoria, Oregon, Discovers a Waterfront Chic

Read the full article →

Eat, drink and find provisions in Eugene, Oregon

March 21, 2011

How fortunate are we to be in Eugene, Oregon with a list of food favorites from a friend who knows Eugene! Restaurants… Cafe Soriah a Eugene favorite for almost twenty years, is defined by ancient Mediterranean world spices and the Northwest bounty of ingredients. We visit on a bustling Friday night and both dine on lamb […]

Read the full article →

Book gifts for travelers & food lovers

December 6, 2010

Today I read about two interesting books – one for the travel lover and the other for the food lover on your gift list (or to add to your own wish list, as I have). Seattle folks know Nancy Pearl as their librarian until 2004… now many of us know her as a book reviewer […]

Read the full article →