Monthly Archives: July 2016

What I did on my summer vacation

A chronological, picture per day from my European adventure: 1. Aer Lingus planes in Boston before departure for Dublin and Barcelona 2. Roy Lichtenstein 1992 Olympic Head statue on Barcelona waterfront with “Bicing” bicycles 3. Santa Catarina market, v. de … Continue reading

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Gazpacho, Sangria, BBQ chicken

Having recently returned from Spain, I had a taste for some refreshing gazpacho and red wine sangria which was then combined with grilled chicken and zuchini.The gazpacho recipe included tomatoes, red peppers, cucumbers, water, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt … Continue reading

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Hank’s Oyster Bar, Pennsylvania Ave., DC

I was just wandering around trying to kill time before the late checkin (6:15 PM) for my AirBnB when the rainstorm drove me inside for some HH oysters at Hank’s Oyster Bar. They were gigantic abd all from Virginia: Hayden’s … Continue reading

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Market Lunch, 306 7th St. S.E.

I am in Washington D.C. for a course tomorrow and randomly happened upon Market Lunch at Eastern Market where, nearly 15 years ago, along with my sons, we had the best crabcake sandwiches I had ever eaten. Today, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Billy Bread, RVA

Suffering from Euro food withdrawal, Saturday we visited Wegman’s, the new Big Box food retailer in town, to see huge amounts of food with no real improved quality. Try Byerly’s or Lund’s or even Kowalski’s Market in the Twin Cities … Continue reading

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Rapp Session, Richmond,VA

I thought I would be back working in Northern Virginia but as no invitation has yet been received I put the new 1FC Köln bell on my bicycle and headed downtown to Rapp Session for some happy hour oysters ($1.18 … Continue reading

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Airport Strudel, Julius Meinl, Vienna Airport

I almost made it to the gate for the flight back before I saw the apple strudel tucked away at the Meinl coffee stand in the food area. Not the greatest strudel but one could select vanilla sauce on the … Continue reading

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