“Make no little plans,” or so they say. This is your guide to spending three days in Chicago, featuring pizza, blues and architecture.
Giving the gift of flavor in Burgundy
Heading back to Burgundy to make a film about a tough year and a great wine celebration.
I returned to Burgundy for the first time since writing my novel Vintage.
Within the span of a single day, I recently experienced the best and worst French meals of my life.
How and why to join a small wine club or two.
Some food, travel and social notes from holidays in Central Europe.
Poisson Cru is French for raw fish. But as the local Mo’orean who told us about the best restaurant that serves it says, “the only thing French about it is the name.” It’s the traditional dish of the Society Islands, and much of Polynesia. We tried it in a restaurant run by a woman named Irene who, weContinue reading “Eating Poisson Cru in the tropics”
You’ve heard about summer reading lists, but what about books to celebrate véraison? Here’s my take on them.
What hobbits can teach us about the miracle of cooking, and why carrying two pans in your backpack is the ultimate symbol of hope.