Category Archives: Food

Hemingway came to Cuneo to buy candy — we followed and found a lot more

  by Peter & Jean Richards Cuneo was a big surprise. More to Jean, who asked, “Why do you want to go to a dumpy little town like Cuneo?” After two eye-opening and enjoyable weeks in northern Italy, including Modena, … Continue reading

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Li River Cruise and Rice Noodles Nourish the Soul in Guilin, China

by Jean and Peter Richards The Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is one of the most touristic trips in China, but it is a journey worth taking. We had the good fortune to fly in from Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Savor the Flavors of the Friuli in Spring (or anytime)

By Jean and Peter Richards Spring is a good time to savor the flavors of the Friuli where the warmth of an Italian welcome is always in season. The natural resilience of the people of this long-besieged landscape manifests itself … Continue reading

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Japan: complex, mysterious and isolated

By Jean and Peter Richards Japan surprised and grew on us. We were surprised to learn that a country with such global reach could still be so insular and homogeneous. It was something of a shock to be in cities … Continue reading

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Food in Japan: look, eat, learn

By Jean and Peter Richards We ate well in Japan; sometimes we did not know what we were having. In our half century searching for good things to eat across the globe, never have we seen so many ingredients we … Continue reading

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India’s Golden Triangle Proves a Great Introduction to a Rich and Ancient Culture

By Jean and Peter Richards India’s Golden Triangle unfolds in layers as intricate as the colorful costumes of its women. Its cities abound in economic contradictions; its suburbs burst with banal expansion, but in the landscapes of its fertile, furrowed … Continue reading

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A Chef in Jaipur Transforms Our Attitude Towards Indian Food

By Jean and Peter Richards Indian was never on our list of favorite cuisines until we met the talented young chef at Cinnamon in Jaipur. Niranjan Nayak transformed our impression of his country’s food. Nayak applies his considerable talents at … Continue reading

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