9/11 We Remember

This is a photo of the Firemen’s Memorial which was built in 1913 in Riverside Park. It was designed by H. Van Buren Magonigle (1867-1935), and the sculptures were done by an Italian sculptor named Attilio Piccirilli (1866-1945). On September 11, 2001 the Fire Department lost 343 firefighters. There was a large ceremony at the... Continue Reading →

Signs That Rosé Has Arrived

When I get to the house I rent on Cape Cod every year, I immediately look in the fridge to see what the owner of the house has left for her guests. She always leaves a 1.5 liter of wine which is incredibly nice and I always find it interesting what she picks, it's usually... Continue Reading →

Buon Ferragosto!

Today is Ferragosto or the holiday that celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. That said, mostly it’s a day when every Italian save the very unlucky few, is on holiday. The entire country is basically away this week and I for one applaud such dedication to relaxation for the mind, food & wine for... Continue Reading →

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