We Went to Sienna…For the Pizza


I have never heard someone speak so passionately about a pizza before. Jessica (my Australian partner in crime), described her pizza experience in Sienna as “heaven-like.” She needed more. And I needed to try it. So, we literally went to Sienna for the pizza, without shame. But first…we found this precious market in Greve in Chianti {Read More…}

Trattoria Gargani: What Being Food Drugged Feels Like


After reading Rachel Ray’s review of Trattoria Gargani, (In which she stated, ” The more I dine out, the clearer the distinction has become between good food and soulful food.  Garga has a soul all its own, and the dishes I’ve eaten here, such as Pasta Magnifico, Veal with Avocado, and the famous cheesecake, taste of love, {Read More…}

To The Tuscan Hills We Go


I kind of felt like my weekend in Chianti (two weeks ago) was more like a movie and less like my real life. It was the epitome of what I had expected Italy would be like: the rolling hills, vineyards full of lush plump grapes, small little towns built next to country roads, and views {Read More…}

Menorca: A Week of…Really Good Movies


Let me begin this post by saying that I will NEVER do an overnight layover again. I don’t care if it’s Disneyland, I WILL not put myself through it EVER AGAIN. My journey began late last Tuesday night. I had pulled my small carry-on to the other side of the city where the train station {Read More…}

How to Make An Apple Pie: Menorcan Gas Station Version


So Jared and I arrived in Menorca (an island off the coast of Spain) on Wednesday and have had a lovely and relaxing time so far (which you will hear all about in due time). However, there is something so imperative at this time, that all of the nitty gritty detail about our trip must {Read More…}