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Bryn Terfel at Salle Pleyel

As I entered Salle Pleyel Saturday before last, I couldn’t help but be struck by shear emptiness. Every time I’d been in …


sweet, sweet summer

I’ve spent a good part of the summer faffing about Europe. I realize that’s not a word, but it’s the closest approximation …

focaccia 2 ways

The best thing I ate in Italy

I realize I’m a bit spoiled–the first time I went to Italy, I was in 6th grade. We’d hosted an Italian exchange …