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The Holy Grail: La Arepa Colombiana

On the morning of Day 3 in Cartagena, I finally reached the Holy Grail of our trip — feasting on an authentic Colombian arepa! For breakfast, we ordered the “arepa con huevo” (something I didn’t know even existed until I saw it on our hotel breakfast menu). In New York, we’d only ever had the… Read more »

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A Special Delivery: Jamaican Breakfast!

Last Thanksgiving, we returned from our visit to the Caribbean with a newfound love for the traditional Jamaican breakfast — saltfish and ackee!! Being of Jamaican descent, Sven’s secretary was kind enough to surprise him this week with a care package of salted codfish, a can of ackee (see suzi’s description of this fascinating Caribbean… Read more »

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Tartines & Fruit: Breakfast of … My Guests (ie, Champions)

Guests are awesome because it gives me an excuse to ramp up my usual daily routine and embellish on the little things. The best part is that I get to share whatever it is I end up doing with others — namely my guests! My cousin Ellen & her bf Mykie, happen to be Cali… Read more »