Italian Roast Pork, Just in Time for Tops’ Italian Days

  It’s Italian Days at Tops Market in Weaverville and Redding. In addition to such Italian staples as pastas and sauces, Tops Market (formerly Sunset Marketplace, in Redding) also has its own ground sausage – mild or spicy ($2.99 a pound). Plus, Tops Market… Continue Reading


Italy’s Perfumed, High-heeled Florence Is No Disney Chick

I’ve heard Florence dismissively described as “Renaissance Disneyland” for her abundance of color, beauty and summer crowds, but you’d be hard pressed to find a greater concentration of important and incredible works of art anywhere else in the world. Practically… Continue Reading