One of my favorite things to do in a new city is to visit local food markets and Nishiki Market in Kyoto, Japan was top of my Kyoto travel wish list. Food is serious business in Japan; traditional Japanese cooking, or washoku, is so important to the culture that it was recently placed on UNESCO’s […]
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Alternative title: How I Convinced the Wife to Let “My Mother” Come Live With Us. Since I started thinking about bread a few months ago, I’ve read about a thousand blog posts and articles that take the mother joke way too far. Obviously, when I say mother, I’m talking about my sourdough starter culture (often called […]
This is a guest post by Dianne Sivulka. We love visiting National Parks and try to visit a few each year. California is fortunate to have nine National Parks, more than any other state. Visitors to California often choose Yosemite or the Redwoods, but fewer people venture out to the Channel Islands. Perhaps that’s because […]
While I could have spent our entire trip to Budapest in their hot spring baths, I’m glad that I had to come up out of the water long enough to eat. While Hungarian food is not very well known outside of the country, minus goulash (gulyás), I found there was a lot more to know […]
FOOD + DRINK
Last weekend we held our latest #SweetsCrawl, an occasional EIT reader meetup and dessert-fueled city walking tour. We’ve done them several times before in various cities in California. It’s a fun way to get out and do what I love to do–travel and eat! This time around we explored local bakeries, sweets shops, and foodie things to do in Sacramento, […]
When I travel, I love to find new and uncommon foods from around the world. I always visit local markets and grocery stores to hunt unusual produce and regional ingredients. When I get home, I enjoy looking for those unique foods here in California. A few months back, I decided to plan a Bay Area […]