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LIMO Cocina Peruana & Pisco Bar, Cusco, Peru - March 20, 2017

One free evening in Cusco, a group of us headed up to the main square where Limo, also part of the Cusco restaurant group, is located.
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A stop at Chicha in Cusco, Peru while on OAT Trip - March 17, 2017

I’m just back from my second trip to Peru, with visits to Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu and more… My first trip in the 70s was not on a tour…

Inka Grill, Cusco, Peru - March 14, 2017

While in Cusco, we visited Inka Grill, part of the Cusco restaurant group, for a light bite. The meal wasn’t the best place I ate in Cusco bu…

La Mar, Miraflores, Lima, Peru - March 4, 2017

Before heading to Peru this winter, I — like a typical food professional — researched restaurants where I wanted to dine. Word had it that th

Olamaie, Downtown, Austin, TX - February 17, 2017

When heading to Austin recently, I emailed my friend Cathy Cochran-Lewis asking for suggestions of where to eat. One of her suggestions was Ola

Kisco River Eatery, Mount Kisco, NY - February 2, 2017

I’m a mom first. So when my friend asked me to come try her son’s latest restaurant, I headed north to Mount Kisco to dine at Bobby Eps

Burgers & Bourbon, Park City, UT - January 29, 2017

After a stop at Park City’s new Escape Room,… we were in the mood for a burger and fries, so we headed up the mountain to Montage Deer Valley re

Amsterdam Foodie Guide - January 25, 2017

The Dutch aren’t exactly known for their cuisine. I’ve heard many tourists complain, and have read many articles expressing displeasure

Guero’s Taco Bar, Austin, Texas - January 19, 2017

We had a very early reservation at Emmer & Rye — which I later learned was mentioned in Kate Krader’s “The 19 Very Best Dishes

Franklin’s Barbecue, Austin, TX - December 31, 2016

Our first day in Austin we headed to the famous BBQ joint where the lines are legendary. Word has it that Obama was the only person to ever cut the lo

Sara Moulton’s Creamsicle Pudding Cake - December 19, 2016

“This recipe is a mash-up of two of my all-time favorite desserts” wrote Sara Moulton in her latest cookbook “Home Cooking …

Murray’s Cheese for Holiday Gifts - November 30, 2016

As a cheese lover, I have often shopped at Murray’s as the folks behind the counter are amazingly knowledgeable about their goods, givin…

The Next Big Bite: The Media’s Influence on What We Consume - November 23, 2016

The Next Big Bite:  highlighted key trends in a discussion about the media’s impact on food and drink decisions.
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Halifax at the W, Hoboken, New Jersey - October 30, 2016

I had planned to visit Halifax at the W hotel in Hoboken for brunch recently when I learned that the PATH train had suspended service on weekends u…

The 13th Annual Second Helping of Life Tasting Event in September - August 16, 2016

SHARE will celebrate its 40th Anniversary at the annual “A Second Helping of Life” tasting event on Monday, September 19, 6 PM… at Pier 60, Ch

Bidwell, Union Market, Washington DC - May 18, 2016

When I mentioned to a New York City restaurant publicist that I was heading to DC for the weekend, she said I must try Bidwell, Chef John Mooney’…

Mondavi’s Purple Heart Wine, A Good Cause - April 24, 2016

Attending a recent burial in Arlington cemetery elicited all my patriotic emotions, as did the launch of Purple Heart Wines at a ceremony this m

Ruth Reichl: What Everyone’s Talking About on April 20 - April 12, 2016

Join food critic, editor, and best-selling author Ruth Reichl on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 7:30 – 9:00PM at the JCC Manhattan (33

Winemaking Cooperative of Carpi and Sorbara, A Visit - March 25, 2016

Before heading to the winery Cooperative of Carpi and Sorbara, I met with representatives of Lambrusco for a wonderful meal at Clorofilla Wine …

Monari Federzoni, a Visit - February 26, 2016

Those who’ve been to Italy know that their balsamic vinegar is not just for dressing salads.
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The Cookery, Dobbs Ferry, NY - February 24, 2016

The publicist had been after me for a long time to take a train ride north to Dobbs Ferry to try David DiBari’s cooking. I finally made the tr

The Cottage, Westport, CT - February 9, 2016

Brian Lewis… recently opened The Cottage, a 44-seat restaurant (formerly The Farm), across the Boston Post Road from The Westport Country Play

Corte D’Aibo, Monteveglio, Emilia-Romagna, Italy - January 26, 2016

Owner Antonio Capelli greeted me as I arrived in December at Corte D’Aibo, a rustic farmhouse located in Monteveglio not far — a short 3…

Molly Bloom’s, Park City, UT - January 22, 2016

While holiday shopping, I was craving a burger and fries. I noticed Molly Bloom’s, an Irish gastro pub in the Kimball Junction shopping c…

La Zaira, Valsamoggia, Italy - January 19, 2016

Upon arrival in Italy after checking into Corte D’Aibo, Monteveglio, owner-winemaker Antonio Capelli suggested we go out for lunch to

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