Pimentón tagliolini with mushrooms, sausage, and ham, migas-style.

Last summer, while flipping through Mastering Pasta for the umpteenth time looking for inspiration for weekend dinners, I turned to a dish where Marc Vetri had paired paprika-flavored pasta with very traditional Spanish ingredients including octopus, Marcona almonds, and an Iberian ham broth. If I liked octopus more I would have made it directly, but…

Ceviche ganador inspired by CVI.CHE 105 in Miami.

Credit where credit is due: the only reason why I know about CVI.CHE 105 is due to my dear friend Dana over at The Kitchen Witch. As part of a recent email exchange, I mentioned to her that I was headed to Miami and she recommended this place for its excellent ceviche, so automatically I…

Images (not from) New York, Louisville edition.

Here’s a helpful travel tip for you: never fly to Louisville from Baltimore the day after the Preakness, because the flight will be full. We didn’t have much choice in the matter as Michael had a conference to attend and we wanted to get there a little early in order to have some fun, but…

The Spicy Brazilian as inspired by Palace in Miami Beach.

After my first trip to Little Havana, I Ubered back over to South Beach as the weather had improved significantly by the early afternoon and I wanted to take a stroll down Ocean Drive and take in the hist ts smack dab in the middle of it all, and because it was so nice that…

Images (not from) New York, introducing a new venture edition.

If you’ve been following me on Instagram lately, you may have noticed that I’ve been doing a little more travel than usual. Michael took on a new role at his company earlier this year that has him traveling more frequently, and after being let go from my most recent job, we used a combination of…