I should know better than to call this a tapas menu, but these dishes are too simple to fit into the "small plate" category...
Summer has arrived early this year. Most major meteorological news has been focused on the impacts of natural disasters (Icelandic volcano) or unnatural ones (Gulf..
Tiki torches. Soft drum music and the sound of waves crashing in the distance. A light breeze wafting the scents of grilled deliciousness past you...
Mushrooms sautéed in champagne, fish in papillote, souffles - this kind of fancy French food is not usually my style. But few years back, I..
Tapas have become a bit of a fad in the U.S. of late. I have seen "tapas" restaurants touting all manner of Italian, Middle Eastern,..
When my stomach is feeling unsettled, I crave sushi. I know it seems antithetical - sushi makes a lot of people very squeamish - but..
Most people want to know what it is you are feeding them before putting a food-laden forkful in their mouths. Since moving to not-so-sunny California..
Braai, a South African barbeque bar and grill in New York, was my only South African food experience until earlier this month. With its meat..
There is a Thai restaurant near my house which serves the most delicious soup. When place a to-go order, it actually comes in three separate..
When I lived in Florence, my signora (the lady of the house) would make pizza as a first course on the nights when she was..