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Sharing our "winning" favorites from around the world


April 2013

Make it Work! Cheater Gourmet Pizza/Flatbread in 15 Minutes

Sometimes you just gotta make do with what you have. I’m all for making pizza the old fashioned way Continue reading “Make it Work! Cheater Gourmet Pizza/Flatbread in 15 Minutes”

Great Fries and Bernaise in Le Marais (Cafe des Musees)

Another spot in Le Marais, and the first restaurant we went to in Paris Continue reading “Great Fries and Bernaise in Le Marais (Cafe des Musees)”

Sundays in Le Marais – Giant Falafels, Living Locally

Like most of Europe, many places are closed Sundays in Paris. (It’s apparently illegal Continue reading “Sundays in Le Marais – Giant Falafels, Living Locally”

Egg Salad with Pickled Celery and Fennel

Celery. How I loathe thee. There’s just so damn much of you! I know Continue reading “Egg Salad with Pickled Celery and Fennel”

The Sweetest Dilemma

The ultimate French dilemma Continue reading “The Sweetest Dilemma”

An Underground Surprise: Kornhauskeller in Bern

A “large” city in Switzerland, Bern boasts shopping and pretty architecture. It was a nice place to spend an afternoon.

The streets are packed with side-by-side buildings and storefronts, but Bern was also littered with sweet surprises. Continue reading “An Underground Surprise: Kornhauskeller in Bern”

Smoked Salmon with Grapefruit, Fennel, and Cucumber

Spring is in the air! And I wanted to show you all a quick little salad Continue reading “Smoked Salmon with Grapefruit, Fennel, and Cucumber”

Nguyening Photos: Hello From Switzerland

Good Morning (train to Rigi) Continue reading “Nguyening Photos: Hello From Switzerland”

Moral Opposition to $36 Pad Thai

As fancy as some try to make pad thai, at its core it is still Thai street food. Continue reading “Moral Opposition to $36 Pad Thai”

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