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Souvenir Recipe: Spaghetti All’Ubriaco (Drunken spaghetti) from Florence

I’d gotten tired of hearing about the purple pasta cooked in red wine– my friend Amy just couldn’t shut up about how good it was. Amy had sampled this dish in Florence years ago and had been longing to go back ever since. While I was fine with adding it to our itinerary, I remained […]

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Burgers from a Connecticut Roadside Hamburger Stand (and a Souvenir Recipe)

Road Food in Connecticut: Where there are Travelers, Food will Follow It might surprise you to learn that the small New England state of Connecticut a culinary mecca for lovers of road food. Just ask the experts on the matter, food writers Jane and Michael Stern, who wrote the book on the topic. As one […]

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One Mix at One World Trade Center: Bring home a Signature Cocktail from the Highest Bar in the Western Hemisphere

Yesterday I zipped up the 47 second elevator ride in the futuristic-sounding sky pods to the newly opened observatory on the 101st floor of One World Trade Center. And I’m not embarrassed to admit that before taking in the 360 views that surrounded me, I headed straight for One World Trade’s new bar called One […]

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The Best Pad Thai Recipe: Secrets from a Bangkok Street Vendor

My Quest for the Best Pad Thai Recipe I am obsessed with Pad Thai– it’s the very definition of umami, the perfect balance of hot, sweet, spicy, cool and crunchy. To me, Pad Thai is the perfect comfort food and the dish I crave when I’m tired, jet lagged or just plain stressed out. I […]

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Souvenir Recipe: Belgian Beer Carbonnade (Belgian Beef Stew)

If You Can Resist Drinking your Belgian Beer, Use it to Make a Classic Belgian Recipe In our last post about shopping for Belgian beer in Brussels, we covered where to buy and how to select your beer souvenir.  Now that you’ve brought your Belgian beer back home with you, what can you do with […]

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