L’s in San Fran


Eating in #Abruzzo

On our drive home from Molise, we used the Trip Advisor iPhone app to find somewhere to stop for lunch and ended up at this gem of a restaurant in Abruzzo in San… Continue reading

Sweet Treats #Molise

Fiadone di ricotta Tarallo   Paste al miele and lots more. Siamo golosi!

le Fave

  It’s that time of year – le fave are here. Top: fresh fave we ate straight from the pod at Ristorante Da Carlo in San Felice.  Bottom: Fava soup at Ca’ Pelletti in… Continue reading

Discovering my roots #Molise

  I traveled back to Molise to experience the  May 1st (Festa del Maja) in my great great grandpa’s hometown (Acquaviva Collecroce).  We stayed in nearby San Felice del Molise (my great grandma’s… Continue reading

Berberè Bologna

  Second trip to “light pizza” joint Alce Nero – Berberè where the dough is fermented for 48h to make it extra digestible.  I had the vegan pie — cicoria e crema di… Continue reading

Sorbetteria Soft

  Our favorite gelateria, Sorbetteria, has opened a second location with soft serve and toppings that you assemble yourself (fai da te).  It’s in the former location of Stefino Bio on via Petroni.… Continue reading

Mega movie theatre #America

Another thing that now seems very American to me — big movie theaters with big concession stands and lots of ads for popcorn and Coke.  The only movie theaters in the center of… Continue reading

Tacos, please

  Another craving quenched!  I got my fill of Mexican at Bartaco in Westport, CT.  We ate guacamole, tacos (portobello w/ questo fresco and jerk chicken), grilled corn with cayenne and cotija cheese, and… Continue reading


For my first lunch back in the States I chowed down on some Asian fusion (one of the cuisines I miss most) at one of NYC’s best ramen bars — David Chang’s momofuku… Continue reading