Category Archives: food

The Italian Market

It’s been years that I’ve wanted to visit the huge Friday market in the Italian border town of Ventimiglia. This week we made it there, undeterred by cold and rainy weather. We were so glad we did. Now, Ventimiglia the … Continue reading

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La Cuisine

There’s a lot to be said about French food, but the south is not where the best dishes originated. So while Nice is not a culinary hotspot, it has its high points. Among them are soupe de poisson (fish soup), … Continue reading

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Les marchés de Rennes (the markets)

Americans love the European markets. And we’re no exception. Although Portland’s Farmers Markets, at which we were regular participants, are just as good there’s a longer tradition here, as is the case with almost anything of course. And you know … Continue reading

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An expat in Vancouver first impressions: Food II

Ethnic food is as appealing to me as the next person (aka a lot), but ethnic desserts probably more.  Yes, very, very occasionally I’ll fall for a piece of a cloying Red Velvet Cake, but mostly I’m interested in ethnic … Continue reading

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