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Voracious thoughts after 10 days in San Sebastian & Barcelona

quite possibly my most memorable bite in San Sebastian: anchovy toast with a spider crab whip & obligatory Txacoli (slightly fizzy local white wine)

I have no shame in admitting it- I am a glutton, a lush and voracious lover of all things food & drink. Except I do not like raisins unless they are made into wine and I do not like most juices and sodas. Unless the juice is raw and promises to clean my liver and the soda is like a shrub. And not because it is the hipster way. This year for my birthday, I gifted myself a solo 10 day trip to Spain, split equally between one of the greatest culinary bastions in this universe San Sebastian and funky cool Barcelona. Mainly, because San Sebastian is famed as one of the best places to eat in the world. Continue Reading

Traveling to Iran: Overcoming Rumors and Myths

I recently visited Iran, one of the most misunderstood countries and societies in mainstream media today. I will highlight that I visited Iran during a particular period in the arena of world politics. My visa process coincided with Trump’s 1st attempted travel ban from 7 predominately Muslim countries, which included Iran. Some suggested I cancel my plans, but I was determined to not allow current affairs stop me from a dream trip of a lifetime. Continue Reading

Curious Appetite is going on a tour!

Piedmont wine country via Curious Appetite
strawberry Nebbiolo fields forever

My liver is not ready, neither my psyche but I’m about to embark on a food and wine tour through Tuscany, Umbria and Emilia-Romagna…for 25+ people! Why am I letting you know? Well, because I plan (hope) to be sharing unique bits from the tour over the next several days either via the blog but for sure on the social media sites I’m keen on like Instagram and Snapchat so you can follow along the wine tour adventures, too! Continue Reading

New food and city crush: London, England

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” – Samuel Johnson

This is a quote my sister once told me and it never quite left my consciousness. Trying to apply it to cities besides London, as I’d like to think there is excitement in just about any corner of the world. But London truly does embody every intention of this phrase, and a reminder in general that we have so much around us to experience. Continue Reading

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