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My Favorite Tomato Destinations

This is actually a difficult question as a Tomato dish has more to do with how good the season is, how good the olive oil is and how much the chef is willing to let the fruit shine on it’s own. However, I have come up with a few stellar examples… Bistro Paul Bert in Paris – Recently, I had a perfect tomato salad at this Parisian institution. It was a simple trio of purple, yellow and red tomatoes with […]


I recently had the pleasure of attending a week-long yoga intensive with one of my favorite teachers. The yoga exceeded expectations; unfortunately the food did not. In much my usual style, I accommodated my mildly high-maintenance food habits by buying whatever veggies I could find at the one tiny market, about 500 meters from the chateau. They had a small selection of the season’s ripest and freshest vegetables and fruits, which around this time of year is mostly Cucumbers, bright […]