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    Georgian Paghlava

    If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you’ll know that I’m obsessed with Georgian cuisine (the Caucasus region Georgia, not the state that gave us Coca-Cola and Scarlett O’Hara). I adore khachapuri, the famous cheese bread, and hope on my next visit to New York City to make it to a Georgian restaurant in the Alphabet City neighborhood. And of course the dream of all dreams would be to actually visit the country…

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  • Editorials

    Being a citizen of the world

    Could the great Mark Twain have had the ability to look into the future? Specifically to June of last year when the people of Great Britain voted to leave the European…

  • Abe Fisher Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Reviews

    Abe Fisher Restaurant Review

    On my annual fall visit home to Philadelphia, I had hoped to finally dine at the ever elusive (in the sense it’s near impossible to secure reservations) Zahav restaurant. Well, I…

  • Swedish St. Lucia Buns

    Swedish St. Lucia Buns

    I first learned of St. Lucia buns back when I was a little girl, thanks to the American Girl doll Kirsten Larson, sadly, long since retired. It was in her…

  • Germany

    Five Foods To Try In Germany

    As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m truly happy I finally made it to Germany last year and have no idea why it took me as long as it did! Although I did…

  • Hungarian Chicken Paprikash

    Hungarian Chicken Paprikash

    Last year on my trip to Charleston, I bought quite a few things at The Spice and Tea Exchange including a packet of Hot Hungarian Paprika. As you know, now that…

  • Remy Dinner Review
    Cruises Restaurant Reviews

    Remy Dinner Review

    Remy Dinner Review As much as I adore dining at Palo, Disney Cruise Line’s adults-only restaurant serving Northern Italian cuisine, dining at Remy, its other adults-only dining venue onboard the Fantasy…