Whether you're headed to the beach this weekend for a final summer hurrah or if you're planning a leisurely staycation, Labor Day will hopefully be filled with good food, tasty drinks and a bit of relaxation.
I have been visiting Florence on and off for 30 years, working on assignments, visiting friends and writing portions of a book on Tuscany. Over the years, I've developed a check-list of favorite things to do -- and the best places to do them.
Everyone was wondering what would come after cupcakes in the culinary saga of low-culture-meets-high-culture and kiddie-classics-go-ironic. Sugary cereals made a run for it, but popcorn might have the edge, if San Francisco chefs get their way.