Chatting with Ciao Bella!

I know I’m late to the game but I’ve just recorded my first podcast interview. I have mentioned my friend Erica Firpo’s podcast CIAO BELLA on social media before. It’s fantastic and I’m not saying that because she’s a close friend. This description of Ciao Bella sums it up perfectly. “Italy’s 21st-century creators – contemporary … Continue reading Chatting with Ciao Bella!

Rome Report – What’s In Season At The Farmers Market?

Buongiorno! It’s good to be home.  I do miss my family, the beaches, and the warm baguettes, of course but three months is a long time to be away.   One thing I love most about living in Italy is grocery shopping.  Yes, that’s correct.  When I lived in Los Angeles, I had business lunches and dinners almost every … Continue reading Rome Report – What’s In Season At The Farmers Market?

Marigold – A Delicious Newish Restaurant/Bakery in Rome.

I’ve bought baker Sofie Wochner’s cinnamon rolls during the Latteria Studio‘s holiday pop-ups. Big fan.  I’ve also heard about the pop-up dinners she and her husband, chef Domenico Cortese, used to hold in various locations through out Rome. Sofie and Domenico have dreamed about opening a restaurant and micro bakery in Rome for years and … Continue reading Marigold – A Delicious Newish Restaurant/Bakery in Rome.

September!

I hope everyone had a wonderful summer. Yes, I know technically it’s still summer despite the fact that some retailers in the States are already selling Spiced Pumpkin Latte mixes and there are bloggers talking about Halloween. I don’t understand this rush.  Let’s enjoy this month and getting ready for fall.  This is my favorite … Continue reading September!