The only thing I know about Independence, OH — a town just south of Cleveland of which I have seen nothing but the exit ramp to the Hyatt at midnight — is that the single hot item in the hotel … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2011
Döner kebab: This traditionally Turkish delight was brought to Berlin in the early 1970’s, or so the story goes, and given a salad-stuffing makeover — wait, what?? Germans eat vegetables?? Yes, believe it or not, after their reinvention this may … Continue reading
I found it! NB recommended this place on Hauptstraße from his year spent in Heidelberg. Ein kugel each of hazelnut and ricotta gelato — unusual flavors, and incredibly rich and delicious! You won’t find “ice cream” shops in Germany [or … Continue reading
That’s right, toast and jam PARTAY tomorrow morning, IN MY CAR! Heading into Bavarian territory, first Nuremberg then Coburg. Yes, for work, but not til Monday!
[Five! Postage stamp! Excuse me! . . . the German words I have acquired on this trip thus far] Houses overlooking the Neckar; the Philosopher’s Walk is hidden up on the hill in that shrubbery. Chicken marsala and spätzle for … Continue reading