Category Archives: Travel

Paris Pastry and My David Lebovitz Obsession

If the coming of September has made you start daydreaming about your next fabulous trip (I’m talking to you, Julia S.), here’s a little app to help feed your fantasies: the Paris Pastry Guide. Available on the iPhone App Store, … Continue reading

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Tasting a Bite of Barcelona

    Barcelona is known as a foodie paradise. I expected to love the food there, but my eating experiences on a recent vacation were decidedly mixed.

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Chicago Offers Great Pescovegetarian Ethnic Eats

Whenever I go back to the Chicago area, I’m always impressed by the dazzling array of ethnic restaurants. While there’s plenty of fine dining—and pricey—options in Chicago, it’s easy to find fun, inexpensive, vegetarian ethnic food in both the city … Continue reading

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Fun Food Facts from the Smithsonian Food Exhibit

Pop quiz: Which of the following factors has had the most impact on what Americans eat over the past 50 years? Julia Child, the USDA Food Pyramid, or technology? Answer: Probably all of the above. If you live in DC … Continue reading

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A Different Spin on Eating Local

Are you a locavore?  If so, how far would you go to ensure that you’re eating ONLY local food? How about 4500 miles, across the country, on a bicycle?

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The aMAZEing Things Farmers Must Do to Survive

Farming is a risky business, so most successful farmers have to do more than grow food in order to survive. At the biannual Harvest New England conference in Sturbridge, Mass. last week, I learned about some of the wonderful and … Continue reading

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“Kalestock” meets “Woodstock” at NOFA Summer Conference

I was happy to see members of the Woodstock generation exchanging ideas and expertise with young members of the “Kalestock” generation at the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) annual summer conference on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus last weekend.

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Virginia Beach Sparkles with Public Art and Free Entertainment

Virginia Beach, Virginia, as its name suggests, has a gorgeous sandy beach, but even more impressive are its lovely boardwalk, bike path, public art and free entertainment. Sadly, the food is unexceptional, but hey, I’m willing to trade great food … Continue reading

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