Always Hungry: Porter Books and Bread

Spent a lovely afternoon with a great friend at Porter Books and Bread a couple of weeks ago. The east side usually feels like a different world to me, so Porter Books and Bread was a completely new place for me. When I first pulled into the parking lot I was convinced I had the wrong place. An empty-looking series of industrial looking warehouse buildings it not where I expected to be eating lunch. Continue reading “Always Hungry: Porter Books and Bread”

Not the Wurst: the German Christmas Market

Tuesday was the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in Italy, which means there were no classes! We got up late, lay around for a bit, and then decided to head to the German Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce. The Christmas market is basically a collection of tents set up in the square that sells everything from food to knit hats to giant hand-carved wooden spoons. Continue reading “Not the Wurst: the German Christmas Market”