Coincidence or Fate?

I just happened to download the NY Times while traveling in Belgium and the lead article was about the strawberries that are grown just south of Brussels. Since our traveling party was heading to the Ardennes, a detour was the appropriate and delicious choice to make. Having an itinerary is important, but when the road less traveled starts calling your name, you gotta listen.

 

Postcards from the Palate

Some places you remember for the sights. Others, for the people. And then there are those you swear you can still taste. NYC is renowned for the depth and breadth of its cuisine. The term farm-to-table truly comes alive on plates in California where simple, fresh meals can be had everywhere, every day. And then there’s New Orleans, where eating is a cultural obsession and the answer to every problem is, “Have another beignet.” Continue reading