Tag: Italian cuisine

Don Alfonso – Sorrento, Italy

I awoke to a gorgeous sunrise and prepared for what was to be one of the most profound experiences I’ve encountered in Sorrento.  We proceeded to leave Anacapri for the ferry, which is always a stunning treat as the view from the convertible taxis are breathtaking.  Minus the little traffic jam at the roundabout in

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Ristorante Santucci – West Palm Beach, FL

My love of all things Italian keeps growing as I make new discoveries and new friends through food and wine.  My latest palate and mind blowing gastronomic encounter is Ristorante Santucci.  This West Palm Beach find is definitely a keeper and one I encourage repeat visits to.  After several meals and getting to know Gianluca

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Silversea – Day 6, July 13 – – Livorno (Tuscany), Italy – Savini Tartufi

Now that tartufo bianco season is in, I felt this was a great time to post this piece. Savini Tartufi     Above Cristiano Savini holds the 2.13 pound white truffle which sold at auction in 2007 for $330,000.  This find is a symbol of the family’s commitment to providing some of the most exquisite

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Silversea – Day 4, July 11 – – Portofino, Italy

Last evening after a very filling dinner and dessert under the stars with Champagne, the captain informed us that we were heading to Genoa instead of Portofino.  Rough seas caused this change which would have made it impossible to dock in Portofino and tender to the shore.  This was somewhat of a repeat from cruise

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Caesar Augustus – Final Dinner

As we spent time soaking in our last day touring the grounds of Caesar Augustus, we had the chance to spend time with several individuals whose assistance throughout our stay was most helpful in our enjoyment and two whom I highly recommend you contact before your arrive – – Lucia and Mimmo.   I find

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In the garden with Chef Bob – Monastero Santa Rosa, Italy

During our visit this past June, our friend Alessandro from Caesar Augustus recommended we visit Monastero Santa Rosa because of the property, its location and Chef Bob.  Once the discovery of us being bottomless pits when it comes satisfying our culinary curiosity, he highly recommended spending a little time with Chef Bob.  Unfortunately, the weather

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