Gelato Break

Little known fact: I am a connoisseur of frozen dessert treats. My specialization lies in gelato and ice cream, but frozen custard and frozen yogurt have their places in my repertoire as well. But gelato is where it’s at. First things first: Gelato is not ice cream. I know that when you type gelato into … More Gelato Break

Leonardo da Vinci’s Milano: il Cenacolo Vinciano

Luckily for posterity and everyone who loves art, the monks at the monastery attached to Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan were smart enough to take some precautions with their valuables during the Second World War. As the Allies swept closer to their city, they grabbed as many sandbags as they could carry and built … More Leonardo da Vinci’s Milano: il Cenacolo Vinciano