Category Archives: Cuisine

Spotlight on Taverna Trilussa

We had read about Taverna Trilussa on Tripadvisor. Rick Steves also mentioned the establishment in his Italy guidebook. They only open for dinner so we decided to take a chance and walk in early. The Taverna is a hundred year … Continue reading

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Sated Yet?

There’s a saying in my hubby’s parents’ hometown in the Philippines that when one is overfull from eating (0r overeating), one becomes sad (malungkot). My hubby likes to call the state, “post-prandial triste.”  Somehow, it seems apt.  There is the … Continue reading

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Lunchtime, Brunchtime

I remembered today to post my entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime. We decided to go to La Boulange in our little downtown this morning. It was a lazy Sunday for us. We contemplated on taking Beau for a … Continue reading

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Green and Raw

I have to eat a salad of fresh greens at least once a day.  I find that when I have to go for more than one or two days without it, I get these tremendous withdrawal symptoms and I can … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Brunch

We woke up last Sunday morning and decided we wanted to walk to our neighborhood’s little downtown.  Technically speaking, our town has no downtown. The residents from way back when prefer it this way. And so, our town only has … Continue reading

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YVR, We Love Ya!

Our trip to Vancouver, British Columbia started with cool but sunny weather, with clear skies and not much wind.  It was probably one of the best weekends we’ve spent in Vancouver since we’ve been going there in the 80’s.  When … Continue reading

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Favorite Places to Dine

All of us have our favorite places to eat.  We live in a time and place where we can get to, within driving distance, any food we like, “within an arm’s length of desire,” as they say.  And so, here’s … Continue reading

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Stories over Roast Duck Dinners

Our daughter decided to treat us to a dinner of roast duck in two courses last week.  It was her gift to her father, who was to celebrate his birthday in a few days. It was supposed to be a … Continue reading

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Paris, Winter, Letting Go

It was Thursday, January 7, 2010, Day 2 of our trip to bring Lara to her study abroad time. It was 27 degrees F in Paris, with only a light dusting of snow on the ground this morning. Not much … Continue reading

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