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Favorite tapas bar in Barcelona – Quimet y Quimet

Don’t let the line dissuade you – you have to go to this tiny tapas bar in El Poble-sec neighborhood that serves up creative, delectable bites with super fresh ingredients. Continue reading “Favorite tapas bar in Barcelona – Quimet y Quimet”

Surprise in Basel – Dinner at Rubino Restaurant

Basel has a bad rep for an uninspiring food scene, but you just have to know where to look! The quality of Swiss produce and food items is excellent Continue reading “Surprise in Basel – Dinner at Rubino Restaurant”

That one time I ate 22 courses … (Dinner at Geranium)

The biggest food splurge of my life (so far), but the most memorable dining experience to date. This was an Experience with a capital E! Continue reading “That one time I ate 22 courses … (Dinner at Geranium)”

The Italian-Swiss life, part two – Lugano, Switzerland

In addition to being a beautiful town to explore, Lugano was a lovely food vacation from the typical Swiss fare. Though still expensive (as all Swiss things are), Continue reading “The Italian-Swiss life, part two – Lugano, Switzerland”

Roma Amor. The Love Affair Continues With Some Rome Favorites and Best Restaurants

Who doesn’t love a good palindrome? And one so appropriate for the city of Rome (or Roma) and my feelings for it each time I’m there.

Continue reading “Roma Amor. The Love Affair Continues With Some Rome Favorites and Best Restaurants”

A Culture and Food Tour Through NYC’s Chinatown

Despite living in NYC for the better part of a decade, one of my least explored food neighborhoods is Chinatown. Continue reading “A Culture and Food Tour Through NYC’s Chinatown”

Charleston and the Sea Islands Beckon … Good Eats

For part 2 of this mini-Charleston series, time to talk food! (I just realized this post has been in “unpublished” mode for a long while Continue reading “Charleston and the Sea Islands Beckon … Good Eats”

“At Home” in Zurich – A Charming Brunch in A Charming City

I’m back in Switzerland this week, and it reminds me that this country is much more known for its scenery …

Zurich (photo credit: Zurich Tourism)

… than its cuisine – outside of fondue and insanely addictive chocolate. Continue reading ““At Home” in Zurich – A Charming Brunch in A Charming City”

We’re Going To Barcelona And Italy!

We’re doing our next sisters foodie travel trip this fall, and we’re going to Continue reading “We’re Going To Barcelona And Italy!”

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