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Dining at Le Marais. ‘Le Petit Marché’, Paris

In Fancy Food, Foodie Tales On February 19, 2014 1 Comment

At Le Marais, the aristocratic district of Paris, one of the nicest areas of Paris, we mix ourselves among the real Parisienne. Far away from the touristy Champs Elissee,… Read More »

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Vegan Carob Persimmon Cups

In Default, Home Cooked, Indulging On February 19, 2014 0 Comments

The key for success in eating clean is not feeling deprived. We are both gluttons & food lovers. A life eating unseasoned raw carrots and celery sticks would… Read More »

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Swept Away, Bali

In Bali, Fancy Food, Foodie Tales, Indonesia On February 4, 2014 0 Comments

“Right this way please.” “Oh I just want to see,” I try to explain. “No eat.” I follow her from the luscious spa toward the restaurant. A sign… Read More »

Burrito at Cafe Zinc

Zinc Cafe x 2, OC

In California, Coffee Break, Foodie Tales, United States On March 25, 2013 0 Comments

Not satisfied with merely one location, we test two out of three Zinc Cafe‘s spots. Our investigation starts with breakfast at Corona del Mar. Their variety of items… Read More »

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French Macaroons in Orange County

In California, Foodie Tales, Sweet Tooth, United States On March 14, 2013 0 Comments

Even if, through the clear glass window, they appear perfect in shape and flashy in color, it is not easy to find macaroons that are actually good to… Read More »

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Bali Bike Tour on a Luwak Coffee Plantation

In Bali, Coffee Break, Default, Foodie Tales On January 22, 2013 0 Comments

“What is a Luwak?” I ask. The guide points inside a cage. A small furry animal, no bigger than a cat is napping. “They are only awake at… Read More »

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Some of the Best Gelato in Rome

In Foodie Tales, Italy On January 15, 2013 1 Comment

GIOLITTI, Via Uffici del Vicario, 40 Rome www.giolitti.it In 1890 Giuseppe and Bernardina Giolitti opened a creamery where they used to sell milk from their own pastures in the Roman countryside. The… Read More »

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Vivoli, Florence. Three Generations Devoted to Gelato

In Foodie Tales, Italy On December 16, 2012 0 Comments

“When you eat my gelato you can touch the sky with a finger and stay in a moment of happiness”, Patrizia Vivoli tells me when I ask her… Read More »

Settimo Gelo Gelato Balls

Seventh Heaven of Gelato at ‘Settimo Gelo’, Brescia

In Italy, Sweet Tooth On December 9, 2012 0 Comments

“Before you try this, just forget about everything else. This is going to blow your mind.” The challenge is not easy. Coconut sorbet is one of my favorite… Read More »

A Gelato Tour in the First Capital of Italy

In Default, Foodie Tales, Sweet Tooth On November 30, 2012 5 Comments

The city of Turin is located in the heart of the Piemonte region and it’s home to all things Italian: a historic city center, the first king of… Read More »

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Pecora Nera, Brescia – A Challenge to the Conventional Gelato Model

In Italy, Sweet Tooth On November 21, 2012 0 Comments

Often the biggest difference between ice cream and gelato is a superficial one, the mental picture one imagines when they think of each. Gelato, a product hand made… Read More »

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Trying Every Gelato Flavor at Festival Winner “Il Procopio”, Florence

In Foodie Tales, Italy, Sweet Tooth On November 16, 2012 0 Comments

Usually, when a gelato parlor is excellent, I try not to go back. Sometimes a unique tasting experience derives from a combination of factors: the flavor, the enthusiasm for… Read More »