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Sweet Retreat

Finding the Best Gelato in Trastevere

“Let Them Eat Cake”-Marie Antoinette. That quote was referring to France, however when in Rome we eat gelato. Living in Trastevere has its perks. 526 more words


Podgórze: Below the hill and through the ghetto

When Krysia and I visited Poland a few years ago, we walked to her friend Wanda’s apartment in Podgórze, a district across the Vistula River from Krakow’s Old City. 1,248 more words


The Casey Review: From the Jewish to the Muslim ghetto

This succinct piece covers most of my contentions admirably.  My detailed analysis is to follow in the coming days.

CROSSPOST: Jahanghir Mohammed

Jahanghir Mohammed argues that this week… 1,347 more words

Current Affairs

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