La cuina de Catalunya: a dinner at Dos Pebrots.

Our first day in Barcelona was pretty great; the flight over was relatively painless and we were able to get our bags fairly quickly after clearing customs. (I’d also like to mention that they actually stamp your passport with your visa here, which is not as common as it once was.) We were out and…

Imatges/ Irudiak de Espanya/ Espainiako, a beginning of sorts.

Prior to last week, it had been four years since I’ve been in Spain, or really traveled abroad anywhere; I’m not sure what happened, except that in 2016 we just never got around to putting something together and life simply got int the way the other times. Since this October marks our tenth anniversary, we…

Images from Pennsylvania, Centralia edition.

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that recently we spent some time wandering around Centralia, PA. One of our close friends from college was visiting us and the three of us were en route up to the Wilkes-Barre area for a little reunion with the rest of our gang from the St. Joe’s…

My top New Orleans picks, the Chris Hannah Napkin edition.

When I first sat down to write about our recent trip to New Orleans, initially my plan was to condense it into a concise top five list of food and drink that we enjoyed…and then I realized that was basically an impossible task. I then realized that I could break out my favorite drinks and…

Images from Baltimore, Herb Festival 2018 edition.

I’ll be honest—I wasn’t sure if we were going to go to the Baltimore Herb Festival this year because with my additions to the lineup last year, I kind of thought I was set. But the mint we got outgrew its pot likwhoa, and the black pear pepper plant also outgrew its pot, and then…

Notes on pasta-making, or: what’s been keeping me in the kitchen lately.

If you aren’t following Kara Brown’s Fancy Pasta Bitch blog, you absolutely must—she was one of my favorite writers at Jezebel, and now she’s a staff writer on the Black-ish spinoff Grownish on Freeform*. She took up pasta making as a new hobby to cope with that man and his heinous administration and started blogging…