Flip through any children's coloring book, and the images depicting autumn will be guaranteed to contain falling leaves, acorns and pumpkins. Acorns are one of the iconic images of fall. But for most, they're simply objects littering the ground as summer fades into snow. In truth, acorns are a very old
Amarone, with its dense Port-like body that drapes the palate like a rich, velvety robe, ranks high on my list of favorite
Zucchini? Or courgettes? Same difference; it just depends where you live. For some unexplained reason, we Brits took the French name for
Timothy Charles, at the exquisite Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland, showed me the precious harvest in his palm. I had been impressed with
Soju tents once dotted the Korean landscape like craters on Mars. Usually made of red or orange tarpaulin, they filled every empty lot, squatted slum, and busy thoroughfare in the country. Heated by portable propane stoves in the winter, open to the elements in the summer, soju tents were where busy
South Korea is proud of its spicy food. It is one of very few cold weather countries to embrace the chili pepper.