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San Francisco Seafood

Best Seafood in San Francisco

Not all people have the luxury of eating great seafood. Some have allergies, others don’t live close enough to a harbor to know what fresh seafood tastes like. But those who know and love good seafood when you head to a coastal city or town you are in for a treat with fresh local fish, caught from not so very far away. Along with its charming charisma, San Francisco has some of the best seafood spots in California. So if...

The Five Flavors of Italy

When you think of Italy, what are some of the flavors that come to mind? Tomato sauce? Wine grapes? Olive oil? The Italian food culture is so far embedded into the roots of its history it is often a source of pride among its people. Family recipes passed down from grandmother to mother to daughter held close to the heart of the community. Here you will find the five flavors of Italy as seen by me a San Franciscan living...

How to Order Italian Coffee in Italy

Italian Coffee: How to Order in Italy

Do you love coffee? Like you can’t start your day, right without your cup of Jo? And if you are sans that cup of coffee then your whole day is thrown off track? Well, if you’re in Italy then you’re among like-minded people.  We all know caffeine gives the body a good start to the day and helps our minds and body become alert and energized. Which is why this is the perfect morning beverage to wash away the sleep...

Quasi Quasi and Beta Bar

Beta Bar and Quasi Quasi: The Beat-ing Hearts of Valdarno Tuscany

There are all kinds of social spots, hundreds of cafes and thousands of pubs and bars all over the world. Hired servers and bartenders who can make a good drink in exchange for, usually, a pricey payment. This type of experience is easy to find anywhere and, generally, the experience ends there. However, in my travels to Europe, I found a very special place in one of the most unexpected corners of the world. Where the experience of food and...