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My Top 3 Restaurants in Rome

To choose only 3 restaurants for my “Best Of” list is extremely difficult.  I have been to so many restaurants in Rome that I have enjoyed and savored in true foodie fashion.   531 more words


Cacio e Pepe ala Broccoli

Last Saturday my beautiful baby girl, her husband, his wonderful parents along with yours truly took a trip to Eataly in New York City.  Eataly is the brain child of Mario Batali, Lida Bastianich and Joe Bastianich.   403 more words

Rome Recap

While walking through a random park, I got my first glimpse of the Colosseum.

The  best view of Piazza Venezia was from the top of Il Vittoriano. 82 more words


Fried Artichokes, Legacy of the Roman Jewish Ghetto

Jewish artichokes are a delicacy I was eager to try while in Rome. I’ve heard them described as delicate chrysanthemum-shaped with a crispy, salt-kissed taste. 450 more words


A taste of Warsaw's Old Town

Last Saturday, I decided it’s high time I be a real tourist and get to know Warsaw better! It’s pretty awesome that the city offers free walking tours! 612 more words


How Żychlin Remembers, part 2

The next morning I met Tadeusz Kafarski for a tour of the city. He was with Józef Staszewski, the director of the Żychlin branch of the Association of Children of War. 1,546 more words


How Żychlin Remembers, part 1

My visit to Żychlin began and ended at the railway crossing. I had meandered up from the highway, passing through the small communities of Bolimów and Sobota where my ancestors lived over a century ago, and had to stop as a train sped by. 555 more words