Searching for true spaghetti Bolognese in Bologna

Searching for true spaghetti Bolognese in Bologna

Tracking down a bowl of spaghetti Bolognese in Bologna proves to be trickier than it sounds When my wife, Claire, and I recently spent a week in Venice and Padua, we decided to take a day trip to Bologna. We were searching for spaghetti Bolognese, in Bologna — a...

Backgammon diplomacy in Republic of Georgia

Backgammon diplomacy takes center stage in Tskaltubo I don’t know about you, but I’ve never quite trusted the Olympics. During the opening ceremony, some misty-eyed sportscaster always starts gushing, “Every four years the nations of the world come...