Growing up with an Italian-American dad, my school lunch consisted of provolone sandwiches, olives, tomatoes, pasta salad, focaccia, and sometimes even a meatball sub! Though he’d always sneak in a sweet American treat; Nutty buddies! Oh how I loved Little Debbie’s Nutty Buddies! They are wafer cookies with layers of peanut butter covered with chocolate. … More BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY!
When I first moved to Dubai (in 2008) I wanted to get a taste of the local culture. I went to some spots where locals hung out like Shu, Jumeriah Beach Road on National Day and Starbuck’s at Mercato. I seemed to have found the traffic but couldn’t find anything more traditional until I met … More Emirati Eats
I’m such a New Yorker. I ordered the veggie option, a cheese and pickle sandwich. I was expecting a toasted cheese with slices of tomato and dill pickles. Instead, I got a matured white cheddar cheese, purple cabbage and what I think was a chutney sandwich. It was sweet and brown just like my husband Ali … More English vs. (American) English: Part 1