fish sauce

Something fishy in Vietnam

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  Before I lived in Southeast Asia, I knew that fish sauce--that fermented, salty essence of the sea--is an indispensable condiment for many of the...
Ben Thanh market at night, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ben Thanh Market’s metamorphosis

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In the evening, the streets on either side of Saigon’s Ben Thanh Market sprout bustling restaurants, set up after the daily market closes at...
Ben Thanh Market

Saigon’s Ben Thanh Market

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    The Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is one-stop shopping central, just about 24/7. Top quality fruits and vegetables, seafood and...

Gulf Coast seafood heaven

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After a sunny February morning’s visit to the Fresh Market in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, my companions and I were in search of seafood. We...

Flying South? Try Concourse E

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Earlier this month, I paid my second visit to One Flew South, an upscale restaurant in Concourse E of Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport, recently listed...

Basel’s Christmas market-Tis the season!

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Basel’s Christmas market is the largest and most traditional in Switzerland. The merchandise on offer is of high quality, albeit pricey, and I always...

Fit as a fiddle for autumn

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Leaves are turning and beginning to fall, darkness comes early now, and the evenings are getting downright chilly. Despite some warm afternoons, autumn really...
A Moveable Feast

Couscous and camaraderie in Morocco

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My advance copy of Lonely Planet's forthcoming food anthology arrived a week ago, and it’s an edifying read. The thirty-eight stories are set around...
Pumpkin mania in southern Germany

Southern Germany’s pumpkin mania

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In the local markets of southern Germany, pumpkins and their squashy cousins come in myriad shapes and sizes. Each autumn, a family-run farm in...
The David, Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence, Italy

Fine-tuning Florence

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The #12 bus from Santa Maria Novella station rounds the Fortezza da Basso, then turns back and crosses the Arno, before winding its way...
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