Foodie Friday |Cambridge, Massachusetts

Recent headlines announced that the best food in Boston is in Cambridge. All I will say is that my favorite food purveyors are, in fact, across the river Charles from the Hub. In the course of my 24-hour visit, I squeezed in quite a few places starting with Area4: a phenomenal pizzeria and more in the Kendall Square neighborhood of Cambridge. The pizza crust is out of … Continue reading Foodie Friday |Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sashimi, Sushi, Toro, Japan

Foodie Friday | Japan

Wading through two weeks’ worth of mouthwatering images from sublime meals in Japan, I decided to let the pictures do the talking for this post! More to come next week, with a feature on Naoshima. In the meantime, I may rent Jiro Dreams of Sushi and order takeout from my local Japanese restaurant to sate the cravings this post created. For more on Japan, see Tokyo … Continue reading Foodie Friday | Japan

Foodie Friday | Puglia

Decisions, decisions. At home, most days begin with fresh fruit, nuts and yogurt, or maybe oatmeal in cold weather. Therefore, one of highlights of travel for me is the wonderful breakfast options (and someone else who does the shopping, prep and cleanup). In Italy, there were so many options: which bread – savory or sweet, which cheese, which fruit, which type of cured meat, which … Continue reading Foodie Friday | Puglia

Will Travel for Food

Gourmet magazine was my introduction to the world of food and travel for food.  Sadly, it is no longer in print.  However, I like to think its spirit lives on in many people, including me.  When I am in the planning phases of a trip, my first concern is where I want to eat. All other decisions emanate from there. While we did visit a … Continue reading Will Travel for Food