Category: USA-California

Next time you’re in San Diego, try…

Aleta Fimbres 07/04/2009

Next time you visit your favorite cafe, check to see if they serve gelato. Gelato, Italian for ice cream, was first produced during the Roman Empire. Blocks of ice were wrapped in straw and brought from the Alps into Florence. The recipe for the gelato made today isn’t that different from what it was then, although there have been some changes to the recipe to suit the American palette. Perhaps the most famous myth about… Next time you’re in San Diego, try…

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San Francisco

Aleta Fimbres 05/02/2009

The very name conjures up a thousand images and a thousand contradictions. From the Haight to Nob Hill, the Mission to the Castro, San Francisco is a city that defies categorization. Crunched on a ten square-mile peninsula, this town is home to the most divergent mix of people in America. This is a town where anything goes, a city so hip that mothers with strollers wear black leather and sport nose-rings. A city of contrasts,… San Francisco

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