That Time We Bought a Second Home in New Jersey

Are we totally insane? Maybe. Last weekend we made a quick trip to scenic Lakewood, New Jersey for the sole purpose of visiting America‚Äôs largest volume dealer in Airstream travel trailers. You see, we have decided that the best way to get out to enjoy the natural areas we love is to camp there. But … Read moreThat Time We Bought a Second Home in New Jersey

Carrying on the Croatian Povitica Tradition

Ken’s father’s family originated from Croatia, and like other immigrants they brought their home country food traditions to America. One that has survived to the present day in our family is the time-intensive and resource-intensive walnut-filled coffee cake known as povitica. It’s not a particularly sweet bread, since Eastern Europe traditionally did not have easy … Read moreCarrying on the Croatian Povitica Tradition

Hidden Gem: Brickell’s Seafood Food Truck

One of the most improbable eateries in our area is a pop-up restaurant. Four days each week, a food truck parks in the parking lot behind the First Presbyterian Church on Brickell Avenue and is quickly surrounded by tents which shade a half dozen folding tables. This unassuming surface parking lot is surrounded by glistening … Read moreHidden Gem: Brickell’s Seafood Food Truck