March 1, 1999 | Travel Feature
Eating on the Tuscan Seashore
When savvy locals settle in for lunch or dinner in Viareggio, Camiore or Forti dei Marmi they have a choice of shrimp by any other name (gamberoni, gamberetti, scampi, prawnlike maszzancole), and a caboodle of clams (vongole, tartuffi. wiggly razor clams and arselle, no bigger than the tip of your pinky.
October 19, 1998 | Travel Feature
Venice off the menu
In the off-season, Venice still has everything the savvy sybarite will ever need -- except the crowds.
October 12, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Hot Spots Venice
Hot Spots in Venice, Italy.
July 7, 1997 | About Gael
The Haute Zone
Paris simmers with delicious innuendo: tales of chefs rising like caramelized phoenixes from the flames of defeat. Of three-stars dangling in financial distress…of Michelin all-stars relying on boil-and-serve packages…
April 1, 1996 | Travel Feature
The waitress sets a country terrine on the table in its baking dish and a crock of pickles so we can help ourselves...