What kind of food do you think of when you think of Germany? Beer, sausage, sauerkraut, potato salad, and roasted pork. All things that Germans do well, but we also found everything from amazing Chinese food to fine dining on our recent trip. We found so many Michelin-starred restaurants in Germany, we wanted to... Continue Reading
Whether heading to Germany for vacation or work, we are always looking for the best places to eat, drink, and experience. Nuremberg is a charming Bavarian city with so much to offer. We arrived by train, and as soon as we exited the station, we were amazed by the adorable, historic city lined with... Continue Reading
We spent Christmas in London this year, just a few hours away from one of the largest New Years parties in the world, Hogmanay. So we decided to take advantage of the opportunity and made a quick trip to Edinburgh. We boarded the train to Scotland with our luggage, sandwiches, and a few cans... Continue Reading
We've been recently learning to make different kinds of Mediterranean foods. After our food tour of Philadelphia, our go-to authority on Israeli food became Michael Solomonov. You may know him from Zahav in Philadelphia or have seen the documentary, In Search of Israeli Cuisine, on Netflix. We've been using his cookbook to make a twist on tabouli salad with apples...
San Francisco doesn’t do a good job of celebrating the holiday season, so this year we decided to experience the Christmas season in one of the most festive locations in the world – Germany. The country is famous for its magical Christmas markets. Even though the Germans we met said the cities were busy... Continue Reading
If you’re looking for a new dessert to make for the holidays this year, we suggest this jasmine Creme Brûlée from San Francisco’s Foreign Cinema Cookbook. It sounds like it might be a little daunting, but this holiday dessert can be made up to three days ahead of time and served at a Christmas... Continue Reading
Piedmont is a food and wine lover’s paradise and one of our favorite regions of Italy. While not as accessible as California wine country, it’s much more rewarding. The hills of the Langhe are dotted with medieval towns and lined with a patchwork of vineyards. On a clear day, you can see the snow-capped... Continue Reading
You’ll see truffles at almost every restaurant in Piedmont during truffle season, but this restaurant is truly special. Enzo Costa, fifth generation and award-winning truffle hunter and his wife Clelia run this restaurant. Clelia’s cuisine is typical of the region, and Enzo will personally will cover your dishes in his prized truffles. Even our... Continue Reading