Pimm's Cup, the Perfect Summer Drink

cocktail Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Labor Day long weekend is here! As much as I love a long weekend, Labor Day marks the end of summer and I am just trying to hold onto s...


Mushroom Soup: A Clean Recipe

30-minute-recipes Friday, August 29, 2014

When I first did the the Clean Cleanse a few years ago, I was really amazed at how delicious "clean" food can taste. When you ta...


Best Bites of Cinque Terre #2: Trattoria dal Billy in Manarola

italian Monday, August 25, 2014

This is the 12th and final post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, ...


NYC: The NoMad Bar and THE Chicken Pot Pie

restaurants: nyc Sunday, August 24, 2014

Move over Marie Callender, there's a new chicken pot pie in town. The Chicken Pot Pie at the new NoMad Bar is the be-all and end-all ...


Best Bites of Cinque Terre #1: Gastronomia San Martino

cinque terre Tuesday, August 19, 2014

This is the 11th post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, Florence a...


Beet, Goat Cheese & Candied Pecan Salad

csa Monday, August 18, 2014

The CSA has officially taken over my fridge. Every week, I get a new mix of veggies that I'm challenged to cook and finish through the...


NYC: Biking through Summer Streets

explore nyc Thursday, August 14, 2014

Happy Thursday! Now that the weekend is just 2 days away, are you thinking about what you're going to do this weekend yet? I know I ...


NYC: David Yurman Sample Sale Report, August 13-15, 2014

new york city Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Just got back from the David Yurman Sample Sale at Chelsea Market and wanted to give you guys the 411 of what's there. Usually the ...


Best Bites of Florence #3: La Beppa Fioraia

florence Tuesday, August 12, 2014

This is the 10th post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, Florence a...


Best Bites of Florence #2: Trattoria San Lorenzo

florence Monday, August 11, 2014

This is the 9th post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, Florence an...


Best Bites of Florence #1: Uscio e Bottega (CLOSED)

florence Sunday, August 10, 2014

This is the 8th post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, Florence ...


NYC: Momofuku Noodle Bar, Part 2 - The Ramen

momofuku

Long before moving to New York, I've heard about Chef David Chang's first restaurant, Momofuku Noodle Bar. Chang and I both seem t...


Best Bites of Venice #2: Cip Ciap Pizettes

italian Thursday, August 7, 2014

This is the 7th post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, Florence an...


NYC: Bar Primi, Freshly Made Pasta in Noho

italian Wednesday, August 6, 2014

In my attempt to be a better blogger this month, I am owning the challenge of writing 31 posts for the 31 days of August - think I'm doi...


Sautéed Rainbow Swiss Chard

csa Tuesday, August 5, 2014

My CSA is in full swing now, I love getting fresh vegetables over the summer directly from the farmers that grow them. Unlike a farmer...


Best Bites of Venice #1: Osteria Alla Frasca, Fresh Seafood

italy Monday, August 4, 2014

This is the 6th post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, Florence an...


Best Bites of Rome #5: Osteria Le Mani in Pasta, Showered with Truffles

italy Sunday, August 3, 2014

This is the 5th post in my  Best Bites of Italy  series, a round-up of the best eats during my 2 week trip through Rome, Venice, Florence an...


5 Things You Must Do in New York This Summer

explore nyc Friday, August 1, 2014

This post comes to you guys a bit late since we're in the full swing of summer. But, it's was a long long winter, so I'm excited...