Yes, the food here in Rome really is that good, but I’m taking a break from the city for a few days in search of Tuscan food. Bouna Domenica!
As an 80s baby, I grew up on The Simpsons. Bart, Lisa, Homer, Marge and Maggie were on TV every night, and Sunday meant new antics involving Principle Skinner and Itchy and Scratchy. And here in Italy, Simpsons merchandise abounds. I always laugh when I come across Simpsons posters in pizza shops, but I had […]
On my way to the airport, with my one-way ticket to Rome in hand, I insisted on stopping for a burrito. I dutifully carried my prize through security, mini cups of salsa verde and all. Growing up in Southern California, great Mexican food has always been a part of my diet. As much as I […]
My very first (and very short-lived) job in Italy was as a babysitter. I spent most of the first day being shown how to prepare dinner for a 7-month-old baby. That is when I realized that Italian baby food is… different. Italian babies are on a whole other diet level from their American counterparts. Most baby […]
Italian cafes always have some mighty tempting pastries to offset your strong espresso. But while waiting for my caffè today, I spotted this sad little cupcake. Something tells me that this dolce wasn’t feeling so sweet.