Newark Shuffle

Newark Shuffle

Here’s my story, even if it isn’t what you expected. I never made it to Israel. I got as far as Newark, when root canal complications got the best of me. Swelling, pain, fever – the full Cleveland. And flying to the East Coast the day after major root canal work was...
The Greening of Las Vegas

The Greening of Las Vegas

Back from Vegas, I’m still trying to sort out the declining playground of Frank Sinatra & friends. More posts in the following days. . . . For now, let’s just say that in addition to a tremendous meal at Mario Batali’s new Carnevino, we...
Paul in Paris

Paul in Paris

Nope. Not Jean Genet. It’s restaurateur Paul Cocking (Gabriella Cafe) eating his way through Paris last month, one eponymous restaurant at a time. Blown away by what he tasted, Cocking and his traveling companion Jeannine Bonstelle sampled freely along the Left...
Philly Tartare

Philly Tartare

Here’s another reason why I love to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The museum’s restaurant invariably offers gorgeous lunch dishes for excellent prices. This salmon tartare, served on a bed of transparent zucchini ribbons and topped with shaved...
Rome – A Few More Reasons

Rome – A Few More Reasons

Our late September art walk through Rome included lodgings at the very old Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, a 15th century papal residence. Housed a few feet – literally – from St. Peter’s, we were able to stroll to a lifetime’s worth of great artwork,...
Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul

Worth a 13-hour flight, and then some. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Instagram (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter...