On Assignment

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Look here for photos and notes from my journalist work as I travel and write and also for links to articles by me and sometimes about me.

 

COSTA BRAVA WINE COUNTRY Click on the link below  to read my story in the new Fall issue of Edible Marin and Wine Country about the Alt Emporda region of Spain – Great Wine, Food, Ruins and Salvador Dali. So delicious and beautiful. The photo of vineyards above was taken there. IMG_0584

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VISITING PROVENCE This story, published by Travel Age West last fall visits my personal favorites in Provence, and the ones I go back to over and over again. The photo below is of the Lac de Saint Croix  created by damming the Verdon River. It is just minutes from Alain Ducasse’s Bastide de Moustiers restaurant.

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Dominated by olive trees and rolling vineyards, interrupted by rocky outcrops and flanked by the Mediterranean Sea, Provence still retains an identity from ancient times that sets it apart…read more

 

 

MY FRITTER CRAWL

For this story I visited multiple restaurants, bars, and bistros in the San Francisco Bay Area to sample their fritters. So many tastes, textures and takes on a classic.

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San Francisco Chronicle, “Crunchy Fritters Take a Cross-Cultural Dip”

 

 

 

 

ON A RECENT TRIP TO BALI…

What an amazing experience from the Indian Ocean to the interior jungles. Read about here in Edible Sacramento and see my scrapbook collection of photos..

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