We had tickets to see The King and I last Saturday night. We needed to get a quick bite to eat beforehand, so stomach rumbling didn’t become competition for the singing. I’d been craving seafood lately, so we decided to try a restaurant that has actually been around forever (well, 1997), but we had never … More Quick dinner before a show.
I was in Florence studying Italian for the summer there. The cafeteria (sometime also called a moka)was a treasured purchase at the time, but has since outlived its usefulness in our kitchen. My husband, also a coffee-lover, purchase a bigger, and better espresso machine that make fantastic coffee. Coffee, of course, has long been a … More Italian Coffee Moment
As the weather gets more reliably sunny and warm, I am looking forward more and more to a new favorite summer cocktail – the Hugo. Last summer during our trip to Germany and Italy, everywhere we went we saw on the drinks menu “the Hugo.” I had never seen or heard of this before. I … More Hugo Cocktail