Happy Monday! I’m starting a new weekly feature on my blog called “Appetizers,” a roundup of stories about food, cooking, travel, and parenting/work/life to whet your appetite for the week ahead. If you’ve got anything to share, e-mail me and I’ll include it in next week’s roundup. Enjoy!
Charleston Restaurant Week is September 4-15; which of your favorites will you be hitting up?
Abolish tipping? I’m all for it, if for no other reason than the fact that I hate trotting out my extremely poor math skills every time I’m at a restaurant
An interesting new book about the evolution of noodles in China to pasta in Italy; a bonus is that it’s written by a “trailing spouse” (the term used to describe spouses who move overseas to accompany their significant others for their career); Amazon link to the book is here
Following up on my blog post about the Macintosh, here are some recipes for gnudi (ricotta-based gnocchi)
It’s not too late to squeeze in a late summer trip: here are tips on how to save
How to make travel a part of the dialogue in describing your career
I think my natural pace is to hurry, but this gives me pause about saying it to the Gravy Baby and Gravy Too
Looking to join the State Department? There’s an app for that