Food

Adventure, Food

Tulum Top Ten

Tulum, a bohemian beach town on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, is popular for a reason. Beautiful blue-green water, excellent open-air restaurants (many owned by American expats), shipwreck-inspired hotels and a shopping scene that you might expect in Soho make it exotic, yet familiar. And it’s relatively easy to get to. Many American […]

City, Food

Portland Top Ten

I’m always proud to say Portland, Oregon is my hometown. It has changed tremendously since I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s. Back then it felt more like a town. Now, it’s a full-blown big city. Portlanders love to complain about the increased traffic and escalating housing prices, […]

Food, Wine

Guide to Tuscany

Tuscany was one of the last places I visited with my grandmother, who passed away in the summer of 2017. We had a wonderful time there. We ate meals under the stars, shopped in the small towns and, of course, drank the bright and juicy red wines of the region. […]