Cuisine

We Ate and Paid for It: The Best Restaurant in Albania

We were driving down from the mountains, returning from spending three days in Valbona National Park. The narrow mountain road curved and zigzagged between steep ridges and precipitous cliffs, occasionally revealing breathtaking views of lush valleys and a fast-flowing river. We were heading towards a port city of Durres and […]

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There Is Always Room for More: Exploring Japanese Cuisine. Part II

My last post was all noodles – soba, udon, ramen, but there is so much more to Japanese culinary traditions.  To expand our food horizons, we visited Dotombori street in Osaka.  The name “Dotombori” refers both to the Dotombori Canal and to Dotombori Street which runs parallel to the canal’s […]

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