Posts Tagged ‘mattera’

Raw Fish with Rice

Raw Fish with Rice

I remember distinctly thinking while in Italy that I didn’t trust the fish at the new sushi bar in town.  I was in an old walled city that was relatively traditional despite a large student population and I felt like seafood couldn’t possibly be fresh since the town was not right on the beach and […]

Breakfast: The Most Important, and Sometimes Only Necessary Meal of the Day

Breakfast: The Most Important, and Sometimes Only Necessary Meal of the Day

Richmond is in the Cultural South–the capital of the Confederacy, a group of states that fought to protect their right to work hard and maintain their thriving rural economy without Federal impediment forcing taxes down their throats and taking away their right to own guns or people.  With this focus on hard work and farming […]

July 4th Isn’t the Only Time to Barbecue

July 4th Isn’t the Only Time to Barbecue

Happy belated Independence Day!  Hope you enjoyed the summer heat and a few beverages and something grilled as our founding fathers might have done all those years ago.  Second only to fireworks, barbecuing is among the most important 4th of July traditions–but it should by no means be the only time you light up the […]

Fresh Local Produce in Every Corner of the City

Fresh Local Produce in Every Corner of the City

Hello loyal Richmond eaters and readers.  I apologize for my hiatus from posting but I was visiting Central America for a few weeks seeing what delicious morsels Costa Rica has to offer.  To my chagrin, Costa Rican food, with the obvious exception of fresh fruit, is pretty bland and blasé.  Now I’m back in Richmond […]

Eating Meatless in Meat-filled World

Eating Meatless in Meat-filled World

Upon looking back over my past entries in this blog, I’ve noticed a bit of a pattern.  My writing is looking a little…corporate—a little characterless and not so personal.  I ask a lot of rhetorical questions and then answer them but I never really talk about me.  Maybe that’s a good thing but this week, […]