Carnevale, Valentine’s Day, Mythology, and Love in Sicily

Love is in the air! Today is Martedì Grasso–Fat Tuesday–the final day of Carnevale! It’s also the day before St. Valentine’s Day… mmm… considering the ancient practices of Carnevale, could it be related to how we interpret Valentine’s Day today? I’m not really sure, but I’ll venture to guess there is a relationship between the…

A Dreamy Afternoon

You know those dreamy moments of an Italian vacation: sitting on the sea at an outdoor cafe talking away the afternoon over an excellent meal and then following it with a gelato or granita? Well, that’s what we did today with Eszter Vajda (pictured here on the left) and Alfred Zappala, producers of You, Me…