July 2021: As Mark and I began our Sarajevo food tour with Džana, we quickly realized that she has a gift for seamlessly weaving together the history of the cuisine with the history of the city. What an unexpected treat!
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2020 Hvar, Croatia: When our sister-in-law Allie asked if we were in for some wine, food, and blues in Croatia, we enthusiastically agreed, “Yes! We are IN.”
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2015 Sydney, Australia: Mark and I are on a mission, looking for the elusive Mr Wong. It’s not as easy as you might think. We read about its legendary menu and carefully plot 3 Bridge Ln on Google Maps. But, Mark and I began to doubt our sanity as we walked up and down the alley trying to locate the door.
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2015 Hong Kong: Mark and I drag our jetlagged bodies to the front desk of our hotel seeking information about Hong Kong street food. A lovely, petite young woman greets us. As is typical for us, we start the conversation with a warm greeting and a bit of small talk, followed by the inevitable question.
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2015 Sydney, Australia: Sydney, Australia, is on my mind. And now, looking at this beautiful street food, it is on your mind, too! Mark and I were fortunate enough to enjoy three delicious months there, all filled with memories of food, culture, and fantastic weather.
How did that incredible opportunity come about? It was another career opportunity for Mark. I was in Charlotte, testing away in my kitchen (where else?) when I got a call from him asking, “So what do you think about a temporary relocation in Sydney?”
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