An Iconic Restaurant Turns Thirty, Hopkins’ Eatery

  Soon after I arrived in Tallahassee, I was invited to lunch at Hopkins’ Eatery, when they were still located, on North Monroe Street,  with an impossibly small parking lot.  Still, people flocked to this restaurant as soon as the doors opened, until they closed in mid-afternoon. Trying to figure out just when to arrive […]

SRSLY chocolate

My mother did not have an easy upbringing.  Her early childhood was spent with her extremely strict grandmother in Holland.  Days were filled with school work, household chores, family errands and little else.  The house she grew up in was missing the toys, special moments, traditions, family pictures and hugs, many of you probably seek […]