Category Archives: food

The French Riviera

I’m having one of those weeks where I keep pinching myself because life feels so surreal.  Traveling with your best friend is always fun, but when you’re her +1 on a free trip to Nice, it’s just sublime. We arrived … Continue reading

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Central Restaurante [Lima, Peru]

[Note: This post is a little out of order.  It took me a while to write, but it should have been the first one from Peru.] In most Masters programs, students write a thesis.  In my Business School program, we … Continue reading

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Seafood 101

Last Friday night I took a cooking class called Spring Seafood 101 at L’Academie de Cuisine.  I’ve enjoyed almost every cooking class I’ve ever taken, but this chef was particularly impressive for her vast knowledge.  The author of several books, … Continue reading

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Seafood Pasta

Seafood Pasta has become one of my favorite things to make at home.  Usually I save myself the trouble and buy pasta from the store, but last weekend I had a whole afternoon wide open so I rolled it out … Continue reading

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Paris, Day 3

My third and final day in Paris was the rainiest of all, but I got a few dry hours in the morning. I had yet to see the Eiffel Tower in daylight, so I headed that way.  Most of the time I … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta

About six months ago I got a pasta machine and ever since then I’ve been on a mission to perfect my pasta-making technique.  I even took a class in Tuscany! Now, I’m totally convinced that I’ve become a master and … Continue reading

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Rooftop Dinner Party, Southern Style

It has been a painfully rainy Spring here in the DC area.  Almost every day I’ve woken up longing for the temperate, sunny weather I enjoyed in San Diego.  When we did finally get a momentary break from the drizzle, … Continue reading

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