ESSAYS FROM IRELAND AND ENGLAND – 2022

By Larry Levine – CHAPTER ONE – GETTING THERE NO LONGER IS HALF THE FUN OF TRAVEL There’s an old saying among vacation travelers: Getting there is half the fun. It’s clearly is from another time, a distant memory of an era when travel was more glamourous and far... Read More

WE PASSED THIS WAY BEFORE / a travel and food memoir

By Larry Levine – BROOKLYN, JULY 2019 –  It’s the hot dog. It’s the grill. It’s the legend, the lore and the location. It’s all these and more. “It” is Nathan’s Famous, the 103-year-old hot dog shrine at the corner of Stillwell and Surf, Coney Island,... Read More

DOES ANYONE GO TO HAWAII FOR THE FOOD?

The voice came from behind me as we waited to board our flight to Maui at L.A. International Airport: “You go to Hawaii for a lot of things, but food isn’t one of them,” it said. By the time I turned to see who said it, I was too late. I didn’t hear the voice again... Read More

OBSERVATIONS FROM THE HIGHWAY

UNDER WAY – Sunday morning. Easter Sunday. We’re in the car early to head north for a visit with son John and his family in Issaquah WA, close by Seattle. Granddaughter Ella is appearing in High School Musical and grandson Miles will be defending the goal for... Read More