Tag Archives: epicurean travel

Throw Me Something Mister

Day 1 at Mardi Gras in Lake Charles, Louisiana, home of the shiny, beaded and fried (pronounced “fraahd”). It’s Mardi Gras and we’re throwing green, gold and purple beads from Gumbeaux Gator’s parade float. We roll past hundreds of  kids … Continue reading

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A Vieques Valentine

Ah, Puerto Rico, at last! Gorgeous, noisy, humid and wild. We are determined to taste and savor all week long. This is not a place for “sipping” – this is a guzzler’s paradise. Our first coup has to do with … Continue reading

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Sibling Rivalry

Went to a restaurant in Boston called Sibling Rivalry on Tremont Street in the South End. The menu is split with culinary offerings from chefs and brothers, David and Bob Kinkead, who have created a “dueling” menu of different interpretations … Continue reading

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Mr. Poggi’s Gift

A mysterious package arrived by post yesterday from our friend Mr. Poggi in Monterosso Al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italy.  It was heavy. We thought it might be a bottle of his wine or maybe another encyclopedia-sized slab of pancetta. It … Continue reading

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Epicurious Old Quebec

Canada’s most festive city is easily navigated with parks, public markets, first-class restaurants and celebrations throughout the year. Auberge St-Antoine is a lovely boutique hotel on the riverfront in the heart of Old Québec in a historic wharf district built … Continue reading

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