Tag Archives: Modena

Italy With My Son 2012 – La Franceschetta 58 – Massimo Bottura’s Tour of Italy

Ed. Note: My heart bleeds for the wonderful region of Emiglia-Romagna, which has now suffered two devastating earthquakes since the visit of my son and I. I have been in contact with people from Osteria Francescana, who have told me […]

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Italy With My Son 2012 – Modena’s Albinelli Market: Part 2: More Food Porn

Modena’s wonderful Albinelli Market is more than just pristine seafood. The vegetables, meats, cheeses, fruits, breads and pastas were also wonderful. See below for more photos of delights from this great Italian food market.
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Italy With My Son 2012 – Modena’s Albinelli Market: Part 1: Seafood Porn

We awoke to beautiful blue skies. On my last visit to Modena, I enjoyed the Albinelli Market, just a stone’s throw from our hotel, Cervetta 5. The Albarelli Market is a classic european Regional food market. I love both looking […]

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Italy With My Son 2012 – In the Clouds With Massimo Bottura at Osteria Francescana

Massimo Bottura is not only one of my favorite chefs in the entire world, he is also one of my favorite people. He cooks for the palate, the stomach, the heart and the mind. He writes poetry through food and […]

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Sunday Photo – Morning in Modena

The city of Modena in Emiglia-Romagna in Italy is one of my favorite cities in Europe. It has beautiful architecture, delicious food and warm people. What more can one ask for?
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Italy With My Son 2012 – Rain in Firenze

The Hotel David in Florence turned out to be a wonderful little hotel. It is number one for hotels on Tripadvisor for a reason. What it lacks in location, it makes up for in amenities and helpful service. It is […]

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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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Osteria Francescana – Modernism in Modena

When I first visited Osteria Francescana in 2003 with my then 12 year old son, Andrew, it was already a well known restaurant, but not nearly as famous as it has subsequently become, having risen to the lofty number of […]

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Brodo – Villa Gaidello 11/11/2003

Having just returned from Italy and a quick visit to Modena, I was reminded of an earlier visit there with my son Andrew, then 12 years old, back in November of 2003. We stayed at the lovely agriturismo Villa Gaidello […]

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