Monthly Archives: April 2012

Italy with My Son 2012 – Sunny Siena

On any trip, or truly with anything in life, it is important to roll with the punches and adapt to changing circumstances. . We had gone to bed the night before looking forward to a private pasta cooking class with […]

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Sunday Photo – Lettuce: A Study in Green

This lettuce was photographed at Il Mercato Albinelli in Modena, Italy.
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Italy with My Son 2012 – Easter in Tuscany

Easter Sunday – I woke up before my alarm at 6:45 and spent time working on photos before waking my son and having a nice European style breakfast of soft-boiled eggs and pastries.

After breakfast, we drove to Sant’ Antimo where […]

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Amador – Amazing in Mannheim

The restaurant had only been open in its new location for about a week when I dined there this past fall. As it was just a little bit before the release of the 2012 Michelin Guide to Germany, there was […]

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Italy with My Son 2012 – The Trip Begins in Tuscany

Day 1 – Saturday, April 7, 2012

My son and I arrived at Poggio Etrusco, the Agriturismo belonging to Pamela Sheldon Johns and her husband, artist Johnny Johns in Montepulciano in Tuscany. We spent the early afternoon settling in and relaxing. […]

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Italy – A Father and His Sons Taste Their Heritage

I am “American” through and through, but I believe it is important for everyone to have a sense of the past and where we have each come from. Italy is the land where all of my grandparents were born. I grew […]

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Sunday Photo – Tuscan Spring

As spring is a prelude to the more, so is this photo. Stay tuned.
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Five American Cities – New Food Hot Spots

When thinking about American food destinations, the cities most likely to come to mind are New York, San Francisco and Chicago with Los Angeles, New Orleans and recently Portland, Oregon in the mix for most people as well. The country, […]

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Sunday Photo – Rebirth

Spring is the season of rebirth. What better day to celebrate? Happy Easter!
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NYC Sizzling Again!

It’s been a little while since I have been as excited about the NYC dining landscape as I am now. I love Italian food as much as anyone, but when every other new restaurant is a variation on the same […]

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