Travel and Food Notes

Categories: Food & Drink Sightseeing The Scene
Blogger: Meryl Pearlstein
Description: Travel and food observations from an obsessive and compulsive survey of the world. Plus everything New York City.

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October 13th
--> Dating from pre-Hispanic times, Mexico’s Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration of life. As strange as that seems given the holiday’s skulls (calaveras), Catrinas (skeleton women) and shrines (ofrendas), the i… Continue Reading
October 7th
I never quite understood the difference between Day of the Dead and Halloween until I celebrated both. While Halloween means little more than an excuse to dress up and beg for candy in the US, Mexico’s Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos is… Continue Reading
October 6th
Fine acting, a rarely performed play, and a story that moves from period to present are all drawing cards for George Bernard Shaw’s Caesar & Cleopatra at Theatre One -Theatre Row.  With so many Broadway offerings at big-ticke… Continue Reading
September 25th
Japanese Garden, Portland, OregonQuirky Portland.  Creative Portland. Yummy Portland. All are very apt descriptions at this young-spirited, upstart of a city in Oregon. Perhaps it’s the mist that swathes the city three-quarters of the year whic… Continue Reading
September 11th
New York City has its share of restaurant weeks throughout the year, but now there’s a new one that has me quite intrigued.  Resy’s Off Menu Week NY gives you an insidery glimpse into how chefs create their next superstar dish. From Sept… Continue Reading