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Embracing Bittersweet Fall

We picked olives this week, which is another sure sign that it’s time to get ready to head back to New York. Olive picking is a marvelous excuse to be outside on a gorgeous fall day, to climb a tree, to spend time with friends. Now if we could solve our olive pressing problems, life would be perfect.

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Le Logge Ristorante, Citta di Castello

La Logge is tucked away in the atrium building off the main piazza in Citta di Castello, and they have quietly been developing a fine restaurant. We’ve gone a number of times now and have impressed with their creative menu, execution, presentation and obvious love of what they do.  The three young proprietors have created…

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Tartufo Bianco and Polenta

It's a classic fall weekend here in the Upper Tiber Valley. The rain is falling, the fog is gathering, there is snow on the distant peaks. And a white truffle festival in Citta di Castello. We went early on Saturday to beat the crowds and taste the new olive oil that's just been pressed. And…

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Kaleidoscope Montone Style

The days are starting to blur together as the hectic summer life of Montone begins in earnest. First, we sadly said good-bye to the last of the SADMO’s and the orto looks fantastic after all of John and Libby’s work and now its up to us to tend the garden and make us all proud…

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