Sweet Treats from Juneau’s Pie in the Sky Bakery

Andrea Mogli

The new June/July 2012 issue of Organic Gardening includes a story I wrote about the James Beard award-winning Gustavus Inn in Southeast Alaska.  The Gustavus Inn is owned by Dave and JoAnn Lesh. Their graciousness and excellent food make staying at the Inn a rare treat. Buy the new issue ...

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Seafood Specialties from Famed Athens Restaurant

The sun is setting over ice-rimmed Turnagain Arm, the inlet I see out my Anchorage window. The snow sparkles in the setting sun’s reflection.

My body is here, but my mind is in Greece. I’m wading the shallows of a Northern Aegean island, a plastic basin of sea urchins floating beside ...

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Tuna Tartare from San Francisco’s Aqua Restaurant

Tuna Tartare Ready to Mix

On an eating trip to San Francisco, we enjoyed a meal at San Francisco’s Aqua restaurant when Michael Mina was still the chef. Everything we ordered was delicious; there was not a single false note among the dishes we devoured.

At the time, Tuna Tartare was one of Aqua’s signature dishes, ...

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Seafood Restaurant in the Heart of Athens: Logia tis Ploris


Traveling provides opportunities to encounter new foods, new ingredients, and new preparations. I’m always on the lookout for eateries run by talented chefs. I’m thrilled when I find a dish I’ve never heard of before, and order it immediately, just to discover what I’ve been missing.

As a visitor, it can ...

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