Maine: Some Notes on What We Ate, Part 3, Camden

Our trip to Maine included a few days in Camden, a picturesque town on Penobscot Bay. Long a summer playground for wealthy vacationers, the town’s cultural attractions notably include the Camden Opera House and the Camden International Film Festival. You can stroll along the couple of blocks of Main Street, tucking in and out of … More Maine: Some Notes on What We Ate, Part 3, Camden

Globavore Interview

I recently had the pleasure of answering 20 questions about food and travel for the Globavore Interviews, a project by the amazing travel writer Johanna Read (www.traveleater.net). Her goal with the project is “to get people talking and thinking about food and inspire them to travel and eat.” Here are a few of the questions … More Globavore Interview

Maine: Some Notes on What We Ate, Part 2, Bar Harbor

A few days visiting Acadia National Park was a primary purpose of our trip to Maine, so we found ourselves in Bar Harbor, which is nestled at the northeast corner of the seaside park. It’s an exceedingly picturesque town that swells with tourists, especially in the summer. There are gift shops and bed and breakfasts, … More Maine: Some Notes on What We Ate, Part 2, Bar Harbor

Philadelphia: Some Notes on What We Ate

Philadelphia is such a great food city. It’s the fifth most populous city in the U.S., which for some reason I find surprising even after hearing it…and confirming it…several times. Perhaps because it has sometimes been overshadowed by near-ish neighbors NYC and DC. Despite its relative proximity to these culinary juggernauts, the food scene in … More Philadelphia: Some Notes on What We Ate

Southwest Excursion: Some Notes on What We Ate

My husband and I, along with our three-year-old daughter, just returned from an almost-two-week trip through the Southwest. We wound our way through Arizona’s Navajo country, northern New Mexico, and a corner of Utah, seeking out petroglyphs and ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) ruins, soaking in the exceptional landscape and boundless sky, eating fry bread and chiles. … More Southwest Excursion: Some Notes on What We Ate

Zuppardi’s Apizza: A West Haven, CT Landmark

Just a short ride from New Haven pizza legends Pepe’s, Sally’s, and Modern, West Haven, CT has its own iconic spot: Zuppardi’s Apizza. For about eight decades, they’ve been serving up New Haven-style pizzas in an unassuming space in a residential neighborhood by the beach. Master bread-baker Dominic Zuppardi originally opened a place called Salerno’s … More Zuppardi’s Apizza: A West Haven, CT Landmark