Travel Tuesday: Getting Lost in Venice

I was on vacation in Italy with my friend Olga this past summer. Our main destination was Tuscany, but Venice remains one of my favorite cities and I figured that it was worth a visit if I was traveling all the way to Italy. Venice is unlike any other city in the world. It’s intricately … Continue reading

Kale and Cannellini Bean Soup

I’ve been feeling under the weather with the flu. Let me be honest here: when I’m sick I really don’t want to move one finger. Yes, I go straight for those cans of chicken noodle soup or chicken and rice soup at the store. After a few days of doing that, I got tired of … Continue reading

Shakshuka: An Easy Weeknight Dinner

Do you ever come home at the end of a work day wishing for a hot meal but too tired to cook? I just came back from vacation, so my refrigerator is not fully stocked, and I’m still tired from traveling and fighting a persistent ear/sinus infection. The weather here has been grey and rainy, … Continue reading

Sous Le Ciel de DC–Diner En Blanc DC 2014

The first DC Diner En Blanc is taking place on September 4th.The day is almost here and I can hardly wait. It’s been fun planning with friends: everything from the dress and shoes, down to little battery operated tea lights. There’s been highs: I found a pair of gorgeous comfortable wedges super discounted. There’s been … Continue reading