Monthly Archives: January 2014

Eating and Blogging in Lucca, Italy

What happens when several bloggers get together for lunch in Lucca, Italy? Yes, the food gets cold ‘cause we’re all way toooo busy snapping photos of our dishes to even eat! One of the first blogs I started following several years ago was Debra’s Bella Bagna Di Lucca. Since then, I’ve enjoyed Debra’s company when […]

Dinner – and a Show!

Upon our arrival at Osteria La Luna Piena in Milan, we knew we were in for a treat – the table has a bright red “Riservato” sign on it – so….it looked like we were regulars in Milano! As we’ve said before, any time we travel to Milan, our friend, Giovanni, makes dinner plans for us. […]

Always Fun For Dinner

Whenever we want a really fun, delish, inexpensive dinner in Lucca, we head over to Rusticanella 2, where we always receive a warm welcome from our friends. Their rustic homemade food was a perfect match for a blistery winter night. Here’s a peek at the yummy dishes of goodness that we scarfed down while there in November. Wish […]

Cute New Store in Lucca, Italy

While in Lucca in November, we chanced upon a new store that has to be the smallest, the cutest, most well-thought-out store ever! Tiny in size, yet huge in character, the merchandise is thoughtfully presented so as to lure you in to discover more. Bio Bio is just ideal for browsing – and buying. Since it was […]

Dreaming of Warmer Days

Like most of the country, Atlanta has been under a wintry blast of severely cold weather (we’re talking 6 degrees one morning this week..ouch!). Luckily, that has passed (at least for now) and we are warming up a bit. Being so cold has me dreaming of Fall in Italy, when it begins to get a […]

Feast of the Seven Fishes Party

My friend, Michele, over at Our Italian Table,  hosted a blogosphere Feast of the Seven Fishes Christmas Eve party. Being both surprised and honored, Michele asked us to offer an appetizer recipe for her to cook up for the feast! Here is the announcement of the event: Check out Michele’s blog and enjoy the unique insights […]