Mozza-wutta?

I was born and raised in southern Italy. That privilege gave me early access to a rich variety of wholesome foods- parts of what is now popularly dubbed as the “Mediterranean diet.” Still, few foods delighted my limited, child’s palate like mozzarella. Story time My mother and I would walk the tiny streets to the…

Capturing Perfection

On our third, sixth, or seventh anniversary, my wife and I marched out of the December wind and into an immigrant-owned Turkish restaurant. The lights were comfortably subdued as we walked in, and we were seated quickly. Habitually eating just before the common meal-times we had our pick of the spots. There were open tables…