Entries Tagged as 'Discovering Food'

Dinner at Grant Achatz’s Alinea in Chicago

June 15th, 2011 · 6 Comments

When I was at BlogHer Chicago in 2009, I had the privilege of eating dinner at Grant Achatz’s restaurant, Alinea (voted consistently one of the best restaurants in the US). Two years later, it’s still a meal I think about, a lot. Of course, I think about the absolutely fun time I had with Elise […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Travels Abroad · U.S.

Inside Fernet Branca’s Factory in Milan, Italy

April 6th, 2011 · 15 Comments

Today the New York Times posted a story about Count Niccolò Branca di Romanico – the leading royalty of the Fernet Branca‘s family dynasty and holder of the secret recipe for the Fernet Branca digestive that has achieved a cult status with waiters & bartenders in New York, San Francisco, and it’s spreading… Did I […]

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Tags: Behind the Scenes · Discovering Food · Italy

Street Food in Thailand

March 23rd, 2011 · 12 Comments

Some of my favorite street food shots in Thailand. I loved taking pictures in this country. I whittled down 1400 pictures to 983, and now I’m slowly sharing a few of my favorites. A lot of these shots came from our days in Bangkok, but many from other parts of Thailand – street food really […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Thailand · Travels Abroad

Maritozzo – Sweet Bread Rolls filled with Whipped Cream

March 1st, 2011 · 15 Comments

I have a big sweet tooth but I don’t really care for most pastries found in a pastry shop. I shy away from Danish pastries, cream puffs, and pies, too. I pasticcini (little pastries or petit four) Italian pastry shops are famous for, and are present at almost every birthday, office party or other event […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Italy · Rome

Thai Ice Cream on a Hot Dog Bun in Bangkok, Thailand

January 12th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Of all the thousands of pictures I want to share with you, this the first one I picked as it’s stayed in my mind since the day we came back from our trip to Thailand. We were wandering the crazily intense and crowded backstreets of Chinatown in Bangkok. It felt like being in Las Vegas […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Gelato · Thailand · Travels Abroad