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A California Girl's Adventures in Food+Travel

Category Archives: Comfort Food

Dining: Flavio al Velavevodetto | Rome, Italy {Testaccio}

If there was one place in Rome that I saw recommended often in the “foodie underground,” it was definitely Flavio al Velavevodetto located in the up-and-coming offal- centric neighborhood of … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dining: Just in time for Umbrian White Truffles at Spirito di Vino | Montefalco, Italy

My series of entries from my time in Umbria concludes with our last dinner in Montefalco at the award-winning Spirito di┬áVino. If I could go back in time to the … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travelogue: Perugia’s World of Chocolate

After being warmly greeted into Umbria during our day-time detour to Lake Trasimeno, we arrived into Perugia┬álate in the evening when most of the residents of the historic core had … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Dining: Ristorante del Fagioli | Florence, Italy

We recently dined at Ristorante del Fagioli based on the recommendation of several Florentine blogger friends who praised their rustic Tuscan cuisine and great prices. There was a heavy down-pour … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dining: Nerbone | Florence, Italy

After a few glorious days in Venice, it was time to move onto the next city on our schedule: Florence. Our time in Florence was going to be limited, but … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

In the Kitchen: Spicy Shrimp & Creamy White Grits

There are some days when all you can do is think of a dish that you really want. Those “I gotta have it” days. In my case, I had a … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dining: Meat & Potatoes | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

I’ve been sitting on this post for about a month now, which is nobody’s fault other than my own. Our dinner at Pittsburgh’s Meat & Potatoes was pretty much my … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 1 Comment
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