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How to Book a Table at Munich’s Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2013

People ask me all the time how to book a table at Munich’s Oktoberfest, so here’s how you do it. First of all, If you want to book a table at Munich’s Oktoberfest, the world’s greatest beer festival, you’d better act fast since the 2013 season begins on Saturday, September 21. It’s best to book a […]

Bastille Day Pan Bagnat Recipe

Pan bagnat literally means bathed or wet bread and is a classic French sandwich originating from Nice France. Pan bagnat, a Provencal speciality. Homemakers of Nice softened stale bread by placing it under a stream of water (an effective way to refresh the bread), hence the name pan bagnat wet bread or literally bathed bread. […]

Mediterranean Tabouli (Parsley Salad) Recipe

Mediterranean Tabouli (Parsley Salad) is a classic Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur, fresh herbs and tomatoes is easy to make and extremely nutritious. Packed full with finely chopped parsley—the mineral-rich, anti-oxidant herb is more than just a plate decoration. Parsley is full of vitamin C, K, can help neutralize particular types of carcinogens, and has […]

National Onion Ring Day & Vidalia Onions

It’s hard for me to talk about this without crying, because I missed celebrating  National Onion Ring Day on June 22, I guess the Supermoon threw my timing off. Anyway, the day devoted to one of my favorite oniony treats has me thinking about Vidalia onions and Vidalia, Georgia. Onion Rings, Source: Wiki, photo by Jonathunder Onion […]

A Midsummer Night Celebration

It’s nearly June 21st, a time for love and laughter, fairies and butterflies, food and drink—its summer solstice, the official start of summer and the longest day of the year. I think I’ll celebrate the six months before Christmas with a Midsummer night celebration party. Solstice celebrations still center near the day of the astronomical […]