Spring Staples

The weather here in Detroit has been totally crazy lately. We’ve been getting unseasonable cold blasts complete with snow and slush, and I’ve been going mental seeing snaps of all the beautiful blossoms on the other side of the pond. But I think our luck may have just begun to turn around! The forecast for this week is full of…
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Cotswolds: The Wild Rabbit, Kingham

In the UK, everyone has their ‘local’. It’s the neighbourhood pub they’ll retire to after a long day for a pint, or to gather on Sunday with friends and family for a roast. The Wild Rabbit is mine. The Wild Rabbit might just be the most beautiful pub you’ve stepped foot in. Owned and designed by the same Lady Bamford of…
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Cotswolds: Luxury Retreat at Daylesford Farmhouse

I love London, I swear. It’s got an incredible energy, with endless opportunities beckoning to you around every corner. But the older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve appreciated being able to escape it all. Luckily, my best friend has a cottage in the most beautiful corner of the world: the Cotswolds. And not just that, she’s got a place in Kingham,…
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Italy: Emma Pizzeria, Rome

I love pizza. Not the gross, Dominos impersonation that you get delivered to the library at ten at night because you can’t be bothered going home to cook. I’m talking about the real deal. That’s why I was super excited to hear about Emma Pizzaria. They only opened about two and a half years ago, but have already secured their spot…
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Italy: Ciao Checca, Rome

Sometimes it feels like fast food has taken over. I was shocked to see signs next to the Trevi Fountain pointing me to the nearest McDonalds. And back home in Detroit, the queues for the drive through Starbucks are twice as long as the ones inside. The Slow Food Movement was born in resistance to that, but often times I…
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