The Italian word sosta translates to take a break. This restaurant is perfect for that. It is a fast Italian getaway in the heart of NoLita. The restaurant is minimalistic and pink, with paper goods to match this aesthetic. The pink neon sign reading “Mangiamo, Baby” does not go unnoticed or unphotographed. Moving onto the picturesque menu... … Continue reading Vieni qui spesso?
From ramen to fine Italian dining, Downtown Gainesville brings me back to my New York roots... Crane Ramen is Gainesville's first craft ramen restaurant, and my favorite in the world. This trendy spot prepares its dishes from locally sourced ingredients. The small menu includes both Otsumami and Ramen selections. My top three picks from the Otsumami … Continue reading Dig into Downtown Gainesville
Summer is for getaways. The first half of mine was all about Italia... ROME San Marco was home away from home. In one weekend, I managed to hit this spot three times. It’s rustic interior resembled Lilia of Williamsburg. Although I enjoyed the large variety of pizzas, I enjoyed the red pepper infused olive oil … Continue reading Here, There & Everywhere Under the Tuscan Sun
Four weeks into my eating abroad, oops, study abroad summer in Florence! La Milkeria is a dessert-lovers dream. This cafe offers made-to-order crepes, waffles, and pancakes from morning until night. Wait, it gets better. You can top your made-to-order treat with scoops of gelato, heavy drizzles of Nutella and white chocolate, maple syrup, custard, jam, marscapone, … Continue reading Foraging in Florence
If you can wrangle a reservation at Lilia, this place is not to be missed. The interior of the restaurant may be simple, but the dishes are anything but. You will find yourself wanting to try one of everything from the menu, but unfortunately, to maintain that #summerbod you should limit yourself to my top … Continue reading Love you, Lilia