Alcohol

National Rum Day

August 16 was National Rum Day. It was also a fairly warm day. These two facts provided inspiration for me to make a Daiquiri. At some point, the name Daiquiri became associated with large, blended, […]

Food

Humphrey Slocombe

There is a quote oft used by tour guides in San Francisco and incorrectly attributed to Mark Twain: The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco The adage draws its inspiration […]

Alcohol

National Tequila Day

As a transplant to the US, I believe that I must make every effort to observe important American celebrations like Thanksgiving, 4th of July, and the plethora of National Drink Days. Sunday was National Tequila […]

Food

Mozzeria

Pizza in America is food that is often only loosely connected to its origin in Italy. The Mozzeria food truck is an exception; the pizza they serve is a well-crafted example of the Neapolitan original. […]