I learned to drive late in life, mostly to fulfill a promise to my dad on his deathbed. There was … Continue reading It’s gonna be my new “2’d home”: John Brown General & Butchery
After watching the excellent Green Book at The Charles theater, my friend Carroll and I were up for a little … Continue reading In Baltimore, after watching Oscar nominated/Oscar winning films, head to Orto for a bite!
Wroclaw’s Polish heritage stretches back a thousand years, with its market center and Christmas market having roots in the 13th … Continue reading Sweet, old-world charm at Wroclaw, Poland’s Christmas Market
A couple of trips to Reykjavik previously, I was able to piece together my first two words in Icelandic. I … Continue reading Bucket list destination: Reykjavik, Iceland’s Humarhusid (The Lobster House)
During the busy holiday season, who has the time or even inclination to make one of those old-fashioned punches? I … Continue reading Easy party drink for the holidays: Bacana Sangria
Did you ever ask your grandma to make some favorite, insanely difficult to create dessert for special occasions? Maybe it … Continue reading One of America’s unsung beverage gems: the ice wines of the Finger Lakes
Sometimes, “the perfect storm” is actually perfect. On my birthday, a storm slammed the East Coast, grounding planes out of … Continue reading Chic drinking, dining in small-town Corning, NY: The Cellar