Kate on 11/22/2013
Pumpkin pie history | Abbott & West Productions

Edible History: Pumpkin Pie

When Americans (of both the US and Canada) think of the most American holiday, Thanksgiving, we don’t just think of family, friends, and all the things we’re grateful for. We also think of the meal, with its staples like roast turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, apple pie and pumpkin pie. The part […]


Matthew on 09/03/2013
Bread

Notes from the Kitchen: Bread, Bread, Bread

*This is an original translation of Bread, Bread, Bread by Matthew Lundin of the Armenian-Turkish author Migirdiç Margosyan. The short story originally appeared in the compilation Gavur District as Ekmek, Ekmek, Ekmek. Where we’re from, in Diyarbakir, we eat a lot of bread. Trying to eat food without bread, to try to fill up without eating any, […]


Matthew on 03/18/2013
Keading Bread

Notes from the Kitchen: The Rain in Şişle

*This is an original translation of “The Rain in Şişle” by Matthew Lundin of the Armenian-Turkish author Migirdiç Margosyan. The short story originally appeared in the compilation Gavur District as  şişlede yağmur. Under the drenching rain, listening to Father Movses’ prayers as we sent my mother off to the other side, the other world, I had the […]


WHERE TO GO: BUDAPESTWant to experience European “joie de…

WHERE TO GO: BUDAPEST

Want to experience European “joie de vivre” through an ancient city whose history still feels fresh? Want chocolate and art and history and communism and architecture and vodka and beauty? Visit Budapest! With over 200 museums in a city of barely two million, culture, life, and history seeps from the cracks in the pavement. Check out our latest Where to go guide:

http://www.abbottandwest.com/where-to-go-budapest/


nora on 02/19/2013
Bath House, Budapest

Where to Go: Budapest

Most people I know first experienced awe-inspiring European cityscapes by way of London’s cobblestone streets, Venice’s waterways, or Paris’ winding alleyways. In the summer of 2004 before my senior year in high school, I was determined to learn about European “joie de vivre” through an ancient city whose history still felt fresh. I wanted chocolate […]