Actually, now Maria is in a small village near Kyoto. She and her partner are staying in a very traditional lodging (I do not have the Japanese terms available to me right now-sorry!)… While on the property, they wear special robes and shoes (if any), eat traditional style meals, and sleep on tatami mats separated fromContinue reading “Guest Blogger: Maria’s in Tokyo, part 2”
I may not be able to do any traveling at this time, but I can always rely on my sister’s business to take her someplace exciting on a regular basis. And, I can always count on her to report back with some fabulous food finds along the way! Maria left for Tokyo yesterday. When IContinue reading “Guest Blogger: Maria’s in Tokyo, part 1”
A thoughtful friend brought me a little treat this morning that made me very happy! A little flashback to mornings in Italy. Good thing I work in the land of the best baguettes in NYC (and an Illy Cafe “University” – all Illy all the time). I’ve been transported… Buona la prima colazione! Grazie Hayley!
More on this on Cooking Issues later today…
Five years ago, I decided to turn my fascination with food and culture into a career by getting a Masters degree in Gastronomy and focusing my research on immigrant foodways and globalization. The GastroNomad is my way of sharing my travel and eating adventures with you.