Starbucks Pike Place
Barring the rainy weather in Washington, Fr. Ramon and our new friends from his parish in Kirkland took members of Bukas Palad to Pike Place in Seattle to visit the city sights. A must was a pit stop at the world’s first-ever Starbucks store, right by the famous Pike Place Market. Because the market is part of a historic district with meticulous design guidelines, the Starbucks there...
The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to...– Robert Frost
America's first pizzeria
Over a century old, Lombardi’s in New York City’s Little Italy is credited for being America’s first pizzeria, and is easily one of the city’s earliest eateries. So it seemed logical for Tonet, Palan, Justin, Vina, She and me to include in our itinerary, during a recent visit to the Big Apple, a trip to 32 Spring St. to sink our teeth into the restaurant’s hefty...