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 →

Expo 2015 Day 3, Streets of Milan, the Negroni and Wine Shops in the City

Today is the third day of the Expo2015. During the six months of the Expo, there will be "Nation Days" celebrating different nations, today Turkmenistan was the nation that was celebrated. I just learned, reading about the Expo, that they are famous for their melons, a font of export success. The street I want to... Continue Reading →

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