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Exploring the Tastes of Paris Neighborhoods

FOOD TRAVEL

by Brette Sember

Paris Neighborhood Cookbook
  Destination: Paris

  Book: The Paris Neighborhood Cookbook: Danyel Couet’s Guide to the City’s Ethnic Cuisines (2008), by Danyel Couet From Interlink   Publishing

 

When you read this, I’ll be in Paris. So it seemed appropriate to share my journey by reviewing The Paris Neighborhood Cookbook: Danyel Couet’s Guide to the City’s Ethnic Cuisines by Danyel Couet. Continue reading

A Foodie Journey Through Philadelphia

Tasty Travel

Book Cover: Philadelphia Chef's Table
Destination: Philadelphia, PA

Food Book: Philadelphia Chef’s Table : Extraordinary Recipes from the City of Brotherly Love (2012) by April White

By Brette Sember

Philadelphia conjures notions of freedom and American spirit. I visited Philadelphia once years ago and have a few memories of the city that are rather different. The hotel fire alarm malfunctioned in the middle of the night, which did not create a restful trip. The Liberty Bell was extremely underwhelming (MUCH smaller than you might expect) and the famous “Rocky” stairs (at the Philadelphia Museum of Art) were indeed daunting. The cheesesteak was pretty good. The best memory I have is of a meal we had at the restaurant school. So, Philadelphia and food are wedded in my mind. Continue reading

A Southernmost Cookbook To Warm You Up

TASTY TRAVELS

by Brette Sember

Key West beach

Key West beach scene from My Key West Kitchen, p. 97

Destination: Key West, Florida

Book Cover
Book: My Key West Kitchen: Recipes and Stories by Norman Van Aken and Justin Van Aken (NEW November 2012)

I’ve got a thing for islands. Throw in a palm tree and I’m sold. But there’s something special about Key West, even as islands go. It’s got a personality and a vibe that wraps its arms around you. Continue reading