Rue d'Odessa

Memories and Inspiration for Food, Travel and Life

MILES – Restaurant, Bordeaux

if you can get a gastronomic meal for under 30 that is well executed, with fresh / interesting seasonal produce and great service, I’m sold.

14/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Festival Saint Jean in Bazas


02/10/2016 · Leave a comment

One Reason to Visit Bordeaux (and the region Aquitaine) per Thrillist 1. Bordeaux, France What you’re looking for: Oysters from Arcachon Bay, duck confit at La Tupina While Paris rested on its buttery laurels, Bordeaux, the place you always knew … Continue reading

29/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Baby in Paris – Hospitals, Doctors and Delivery

Anyone who knows me knows that I am very familiar with the French health system, since falling down the stairs and breaking my back in 2013. My new adventure has … Continue reading

02/02/2015 · 15 Comments

Cheese Tasting in Barcelona

Originally posted on Bon Gust Barcelona:
Cheese from Catalonia Having moved to Barcelona from Paris, I grew accustomed to having a large variety of cheeses from my local fromagerie.  While…

24/11/2014 · 2 Comments

Au Revoir, Paris

I know I’m not the only one who has been feeling like this, it seems to keep coming up.  Are hipsters ruining Paris?  No, I would hardly blame the trend … Continue reading

09/01/2014 · Leave a comment

How Hipsters Ruined Paris – NYTimes Article

Loss of diversity through gentrification. I’d imagine there are similar sentiments in Brooklyn and other hipster hotspots. Jean Jullien By THOMAS CHATTERTON WILLIAMS Published: November 8, 2013 PARIS — THE … Continue reading

09/11/2013 · 4 Comments

Bordeaux Summer

My husband’s family has an older home in Bordeaux where we all get together in the summer, with a pool, country kitchen where his grandmother cooks all the meals, only … Continue reading

29/10/2013 · Leave a comment

Food Tour of the Marais

Food Tour of the Marais (3rd and 4th arrondissements) Recently I lead a food tour of the Marais and want to make a quick recommendation to anyone wanting a food tour of … Continue reading

15/07/2013 · Leave a comment

Wedding – Wilmington, NC

On May 11, 2013 was our wedding in Wilmington, NC surrounded by wonderful family and friends.  It was honestly the wedding of my dreams, with the man of my dreams! … Continue reading

05/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Article – Britain’s Rise as a Foodie Nation

My recent post from TravleodgeUK, visit site for links if you cannot see them Britain’s Rise as a Foodie Nation Posted by Anne Elizabeth Jordan on May 17, 2013 … Continue reading

17/05/2013 · Leave a comment

Wilmington, NC

So, I am getting married in Wilmington, NC next month and had started this list for my guests…but I should share it with everyone I know in case you visit. … Continue reading

22/04/2013 · 3 Comments

Originally posted on Earth First! Newswire:
Yeah.. Like this picture would be a no-go. Re-posted from Green is the New Red Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would make…

03/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Memories from Bretagne, France

January 2013 I was lucky enough to have some time off this January while waiting for the new kitchen to be ready at the restaurant I’m working at. So, Julian … Continue reading

19/03/2013 · 5 Comments

Article – NPR, Self-Perception Partly To Blame For Fewer Woman Chefs

Self-Perception Partly To Blame For Fewer Woman Chefs January 02, 2013 3:00 PM Listen to the Story All Things Considered Audie Cornish talks to food writer Charlotte Druckman about her … Continue reading

14/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Remembering Israel

January 2013 Something in me started really missing Israel recently. It’s not only Israel, but somehow my time there has seemed to become the antithesis to my current life in … Continue reading

04/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Bones – Paris, France

Bones is now open Tues-Sat 2:30pm-1:30am – 43 Rue Godefroy Cavaignac, Paris, 75011 – phone 09 80 75 32 08 – I’m really looking forward to trying out this … Continue reading

17/12/2012 · Leave a comment

Chef Jane Coxwell in Weekend Names

March 2013 update – Jane recently won peoples choice for her video through Saveur Magazine! Watch the video here. JANE COXWELL | PHOTOS: MEGHAN MCGARRY | WORDS: GENEVIEVE ERNST … Continue reading

20/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Au Passage, Paris, France

November 2012 Few things make the grey, rainy days of a Parisian autumn bearable like a good meal. One might think that with the huge number of restaurants per capita … Continue reading

02/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Products – Cèpe Mushrooms

October 2012 One thing I have always wanted to do, but never felt safe doing, was go foraging for mushrooms in the wild. In the USA I have never lived … Continue reading

29/10/2012 · 4 Comments

Food Bite – Out Of The Binder, Into The Kitchen: Working Women And Cooking – NPR

Food For Thought Out Of The Binder, Into The Kitchen: Working Women And Cooking by Maria Godoy October 18, 2012 8:59 AM Mitt Romney is getting a lot of heat … Continue reading

18/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Product – Pork Belly Confit

Pork belly is a really amazing piece of meat…I want to give this a try! Pork belly is a really amazing piece of meat…I want to give this a try!View … Continue reading

04/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Rolling Stone Cafe and Restaurant, San Remo, Italy

August 2012 Who made these guys god? You might think that when you’re walking away after waiting twenty minutes for a drink at Rolling Stone Cafe… However, if you should … Continue reading

07/09/2012 · Leave a comment

Restaurant – Mini Bar Antonio, San Remo, Italy

August 2012 When in Rome…eat pasta and pizza or whatever you hear the locals talking about. Apparently people stop in San Remo to eat at Mini Bar Antonio near the … Continue reading

07/09/2012 · Leave a comment

Chef Jenny Robie on NPR discussing Beets

This is actually old news but I think it’s great for two reasons: 1. Jenny Robie is an old friend of mine from high school back in NC and is … Continue reading

18/07/2012 · Leave a comment

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