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Traditional spaghetti all’amatriciana at La Conca in Amatrice, Italy The Via Salaria — the Salt Road — was one of the earliest roads built by ancient Rome to lash together its far-flung empire. The actual path of the road predated … Continue reading
The Valnerina Valley, with the city of Norcia in the center of the picture We’d been traveling for most of a day – flying into Rome from the U.S., renting a car at the airport and then driving three hours … Continue reading
Fried Seafood Platter at the Monument Inn Restaurant The substance seeps from every crack and crevice of the ground that surrounds the confluence of the San Jacinto River and Buffalo Bayou. The air around here — humid, often filled with … Continue reading
Benno’s on the Beach in Galveston On a recent Saturday afternoon I sat on the patio at Benno’s on the Beach in Galveston eating what seemed like bushels of whole blue crabs. I was with four of my most die-hard … Continue reading