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Eating and drinking through Slovakia

October 4, 2011

I recently returned from a three week trip to this tiny, Central-Eastern European country, original home to my husband Peter, where my parents-in-law live in a communist-relic condo building in the eastern city of Košice.”You mean Czechoslovakia?” many people ask when I explain where I’ve been and why my husband has a slight accent. No. […]

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Cheap beer: Yes we can

July 26, 2009

I have mixed feelings about cheap beer. Beer is high in calories for a beverage and if I’m going to spend it I like to taste it. But a pint of Pabst Blue Ribbon or can of Hamm’s can be quite refreshing on a hot day and I can drink a couple and not feel heavy headed. […]

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You can do this, only better (and for much less)!

December 17, 2008

I was on my Mac dashboard using the dictionary widget to look up the word foodie (def: a person with a particular interest in food; a gourmet). A message on my Epicurious widget caught my eye: “Shopping for a foodie friend? Epicurious has found 16 gorgeous gourmet goodies for everyone on your list  ——– and […]

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