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Souvenir Shopping at Charleston’s City Market: What to Buy, a Photo Tour

When I arrived in Charleston, South Carolina I was thrilled to learn that the city’s number one tourist attraction was a huge, centrally located market called City Market.  Charleston’s City Market is a great venue for finding gifts and souvenirs, or just browsing and learning about local goods. The market itself is located right on […]

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Best Chocolate Babka Souvenir to Bring Home from New York City

Babka, I hear, has made a comeback, splattered all over Instagram with modern versions and recipes incorporating this traditional dessert. For those unfamiliar with this sweet treat, babka is a cross between a cake and a bread, with chocolate or cinnamon infused between flaky layers.  As a staple at New York’s traditional Jewish bakeries, it […]

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Where to Buy the Best Rye Bread in New York City: Orwasher’s Bakery

If you’ve been following my souvenir posts, you’ll know that most of my favorite New York City souvenirs are edible. Fortunately, several of my go-to spots are right in my neighborhood on the Upper East Side (check out William Greenberg, Two Little Red Hens and  Pastrami Queen). Today I’m adding another to the list, Orwasher’s […]

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