In Defense Of Starbucks

A few weeks ago, I took a weekend trip to Madrid. It was packed with lots and lots of tapas, plenty of wine, two museums, untold plazas, at least two ice cream cones and one trip to Starbucks. Something I’ve been pretty roundly mocked for. I was defending the existence of Starbucks in Italy last … [Read more…]


‘Less you think Barcelona, and London twice wasn’t enough, I also managed to squeeze in a quick (six week) jaunt to the US in the past few months. And because merely going to the US wasn’t enough, I managed to hit up: Washington, DC Maryland Delaware Tennessee Mississippi Louisiana Texas I accomplished: being in a … [Read more…]

A Tasty New Project

Some of you may remember when, on this very blog, I did some reviews of restaurants. I consider myself a foodie and used to post recipes and other food related items. I stopped doing that awhile ago, in part, because I have been working on a new project. Blue Plate Special When I moved to Delft, … [Read more…]