“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.”

The name of my site is from a line in Ernest Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast,” one of the most important novels I’ve ever read. I’ve had a lot of ups and downs in my life, and it was always the simple joy of food and exploration that have re-centered me.

I intend for this to be a simple forum for presenting my love for food and travel. I only hope to inspire others how I’ve been inspired.

Life is short. Make sure to see and taste as much as possible before it’s over.

I was born and raised in Delaware, moved to D.C. after college, moved to Beijing for two years, and now live in Brasília.

I also blog at www.managinghistory.com

Thanks so much for stopping by.

Brian