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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

Dining: Osteria A Priori | Perugia, Italy

After the nightmare that was getting into Perugia, it was all uphill from there (literally). The hill-top towns of Umbria lured us in with charm and some of the best … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travelogue: An Umbrian Detour to Lake Trasimeno

We had every intention of waking up early and soaking in a little bit more of Florence before driving into the next part of our vacation in Umbria. But you … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reflections: Looking back on 2012

What a year 2012 has been! According to my end of the year review on WordPress, this past year was the busiest year of this blog — and rightfully so! … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dining: Perfect mid-day breaks at Procacci | Florence, Italy

In an alternate universe, I am Florentine. I am the wife of a wealthy someone-or-other who doesn’t want me to break a nail working a “real job,” but instead indulges … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

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
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