Eating our Way Through Paris

There are many reasons to love Paris, one of the main reasons in our book is the food. Farmer’s Markets, street vendors, causal dining, formal dining, it doesn’t matter where you go or how much you want to spend, it seems that every meal in Paris is a good meal. If you’d like more details…

Paris – A City to be Shared

We are just wrapping up another day of sitting in the park, eating great food  and generally doing nothing; it is pretty much what everyone’s idea of vacation is. We love Paris and we’ll return, but it’s hard to leave. We came here with one solid plan, go see Versailles. We didn’t make it. We have been…

Our Paris – Part I

Our Paris might be a little different than most people’s versions of the city. That might be a good thing or a bad thing, I don’t know. I would guess that a typical trip to Paris would include several museums, a trip up the Eiffel Tower, lining up to walk through Notre Dame, shopping on…

Bring Back the Grizzli Salad…Please

For the last 16 months Laura and I have been talking about returning to Grizzli Café and ordering the Grizzli Salad. Let me try and describe why this salad is so good. It starts with a mix of greens, tossed in a mustard vinaigrette and topped with foie gras, a perfectly poached egg, slices of…

Sunday Picnic in the Park

Today’s start was very different than yesterday’s. Unfortunately, we lost an hour due to the time change overnight, but that didn’t matter too much since we had a solid 7 hours of sleep. I think that yesterday’s marathon walking session was great for ridding our bodies of jetlag. We started off with a delicious breakfast of…

Smoothies…Every Day!

For the last few weeks Laura and I, and by “I” I mean mostly Laura, have been making smoothies every morning for breakfast.  This means frequent stops down a little side street near our house we call “Vegetable Alley.”  I’m more of a novice when it comes to smoothies as mine are mostly like something you…