A Train Ride Out West

Not long ago I traveled with friends to Williams, Arizona, a tiny rodeo-type town on Route 66 which bills itself as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon. On our arrival we parked at the historic Williams Depot, got our tickets for the Grand Canyon Railway, in existence since 1901, and then headed down the tracks…

International Fare in Puerto Vallarta

I was invited to attend the International Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Food Festival, where chefs from around the world including the U.S., India, Sweden, Australia, South America and Europe,  join the executive chefs of the many sophisticated city restaurants, developing recipes and menus during the weeklong annual event.  It’s a great time and way too much food…