The Return to Taverna Buonvicino

17th Mar, 2015

Many, many months ago, before life and travel got in the way, I had started to tell you…

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Why are Some Croissants Straight, and Others Curved?

12th Jan, 2015

  “I wonder why some croissants are straight and others are curved.” “It has to do with butter…

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What Happens When a Sugar Junkie Gives it Up for 30 days?

16th Dec, 2014

I am a sugar fanatic. This should hardly come as a surprise to anyone who’s visited this site…

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Romdeng Restaurant, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Spoiler: we eat spiders)

18th Sep, 2014

Spoiler: We eat spiders. If you do not want to see photos of this, then you may want to…

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WTF Weds: Durian. Ugh. Durian.

23rd Jul, 2014

I would like to take a moment to talk about durian. I have to. I have spent the…

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Taverna Buonvicino, Amalfi, Italy

3rd Jul, 2014

  It is very, very hard to find a good, reasonably priced meal in Amalfi. Most places we…

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Ristorante Max, Positano, Italy

25th Jun, 2014

  We should have learned from our experience back in Frigento that Google Maps could not be trusted…

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Breakfast at Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi, Italy

23rd Jun, 2014

This was the interior dining room at the Hotel Santa Caterina. We ate breakfast here only once, when a…

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