My First Time: “Coppa Gelato” at Isola Rossa, Sardinia

In Foodie Tales, Italy On August 27, 2012 0 Comments

We stop in Isola Rossa on the way home from a gorgeous day at the beach. Ambra and I are extremely burnt; even the sun protruding through the… Read More »


3 Great Places for Traditional Sweets in the North of Sardinia

In Foodie Tales, Italy, Sweet Tooth On August 22, 2012 2 Comments

1. “LI COSI BONI” di Anna Maria Campo, SPSM Santa Maria Coghinas, 07030 (SS), Italy This little pastry laboratory is hidden in the fields that separates the beach… Read More »


The World’s Biggest Antipasto at ‘Golden Gate’, Sardinia

In Casual Cuisine, Foodie Tales, Italy On August 19, 2012 0 Comments

If you ask the locals what’s the best fish restaurant on the north coast of Sardinia they send you to the mountains. Bortigiadas, a tiny town hidden in… Read More »


Gelato at ‘Fiore di Maggio’ in Palau, Italy

In Foodie Tales, Italy On August 14, 2012 0 Comments

I made the 90 kilometer drive on a windy road from Castelsardo to Palau, which is quite frightening, particularly at night when it’s pitch black, and the only… Read More »

Mirto and Creme Brulee

The Gelato Maker Who Doesn’t Like Gelato

In Foodie Tales, Italy On August 11, 2012 0 Comments

The first thing I notice is Mirto. An inviting container loaded with a thick and full gelato, blue like the sky. Even though it’s something I’ve never tried,… Read More »


Black Sesame Ice Cream at Okada, Macau

In Foodie Tales, Macau On August 3, 2012 0 Comments

One of my favorite places in Vegas, so trendy that it replaces my urge to visit night clubs, is Okada, a Japanese restaurant that I frequent as often… Read More »


Salep Turkey Ice Cream in Istanbul

In Foodie Tales On August 3, 2012 2 Comments

At the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul I hear two words: “Ice cream. Ice cream.” My ears perk. I stop to investigate. A tall, affable man is stirring fervently…. Read More »

Taro Iced Cream

Taro Iced Cream in Wine. A Chinese Version of Gelato

In China, Default, Foodie Tales, Macau On August 2, 2012 0 Comments

Last time I dined at Wing Lei, I remember seeing something gelato-related on the menu. Some kind of chilled dessert reinterpreted in compliance to Macau‘s confectionary tradition. As… Read More »


Chocoholic in Hong Kong

In Foodie Tales, Hong Kong, Sweet Tooth On July 30, 2012 0 Comments

Down a small alley off Stanton Street, Hong Kong I read a sign: “Chocoholic.” I race down the steps and peek my head inside. A nearby couple is devouring… Read More »


Hong Kong: a Multicultural Enclave in Asia

In Foodie Tales, Hong Kong, Quick Bites On July 28, 2012 0 Comments

Usually one street is not enough to grasp the spirit of a city, but it can certainly be a good starting point to penetrate its surface. ggbgjll The district of… Read More »


Sunday Brunch at Life, Hong Kong

In China, Coffee Break, Foodie Tales, Hong Kong On July 23, 2012 0 Comments

On Sunday mornings, brunch seems to be a very popular habit in Soho, the central, bohemian heart of Hong Kong. Its uphill alleys and escalator (a 2,600 ft long circuit… Read More »


XTC Gelato in Hong Kong

In Foodie Tales, Hong Kong On July 18, 2012 0 Comments

After a long, celibate journey from gelato, I greet the bright red sign of XTC Gelato with a smile. Although it’s a chain with locations throughout Hong Kong,… Read More »