Postcards tagged: Meals to Remember
BUENOS AIRES – I threw on my ugliest tracksuit and made my way to the edge of town, Forrest Gump-style, for the perfect sandwich.
The restaurant beckons. And you shy away. We know the plight of the solo diner. We also know someone who can help.
VENICE – His joy is contagious; it makes us happy and hungry. We decide to do the full tasting menu.
What's the mistake all amateur cooks make? Cutting boards that are too damn small. Not understanding salt. Thinking Italian food is full of garlic.
JERUSALEM – The menu included "Best goddamn apple tart in the history of mankind (for this week)," which was accurate.
CARTAGENA, Colombia – With a deathly allergy to shellfish, Sally Spaulding takes her food choices very seriously... after all it is a life and death situation.
ERICE, Sicily – We marveled and laughed at the total animal freedom of being beautiful and fresh in a faraway land.
BRIDGEHAMPTON, New York – Topping Rose House Inn is just finishing its first season in the Hamptons. We checked in to check it out.
BEIJING, China – As we traveled through Central Asia, we sampled sturgeon roe, honey cake, quark fritters, cherry cordial, chicken heart, fried bees, milk tea, and horse meat soup.
LONDON – This is passion, raw and unfettered. This is an Olympic gymnast in the kitchen. This is simple, you're told. "Five ingredients."