Road Foodie

Some people drive simply to arrive.

Chasing the Champignons

Posted By on January 18, 2010

The phone rang at 8:26 am. “What are you doing right now?” I overheard the female voice asking my husband. “Can you be here in five minutes? This isn’t going to last for long.” I cocked a sleepy eye over the top of Stella’s smooth, warm head at C, who has been sleeping late during […]

Gentle Dreamer, Part Two

Posted By on January 13, 2010

When our gentle hero from Part One, Cosimo, began to amass an estimable collection of wine—his own, plus some of the top labels and vintages in the world—it became clear that he needed somewhere to put them. The bespoke cellars that adorn the West’s redundant crop of McMansions run into the “mid five figures.” (Can […]