This is a difficult subject to broach in any context, but particularly so in a prim and proper family blog such as this, where it would be absolutely gauche to mention Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Elliot Spitzer, or their libertine... Read More »
Pasta on Sunday is a tradition enjoyed by Italians around the world. Family and friends gather together to share their traditional pasta recipes or try new ones. In order to preserve this unifying and magical tradition, The Garrubbo Guide is proud to publish our weekly features Sunday Pasta® recipe and a Sunday wine pairing. In addition to the authentic pasta recipe, we provide historical background and our accompanying wine recommendation. Buon Appetito!
Ciao dall'Italia. First stop Roma, an open air museum, where I strolled around ancient masterpieces like the Pantheon, and then ate a modern masterpiece called spaghetti alla carbonara. (Need I say more?) Second stop,... Read More »
As Billy Joel would say, “I’m in a New Amsterdam state of mind.” I love it there, especially in the winter, when most people don’t. Cold yes, but paradoxically even more friendly than usual. Of course, it might be... Read More »
"People let me tell you 'bout my best friend. He's a warm-hearted person who'll love me til the end.” (Click here.) As a kid, I loved watching the TV show, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, and not just because my name was... Read More »
Some may say that I’m a snob, but I prefer the term connoisseur. I like its fancy French sound, which just exudes superiority. Plus, most people don't even understand what it means. Actually, I'm not a snob at all when it... Read More »
Happy New Year from South of the Border, down Mexico way. Like the explorers of days past, I've just had an interesting (and very hot and sweaty) visit to the Mayan ruins at Tulum. I don't know for sure how their civilization... Read More »