It has been a while. It has been a while since you have met up with friends for a drink. Since you were able to go on that romantic date night. Since you were able to bring your kids to a local event. A place you could feel safe and welcomed.
Continuing our stay on the southern shores of Italy, we are whisked away to a picturesque Tuscan villa near San Gimignnano and Volterra. It is here among the rolling green hills and vineyards, that Chef Charlie introduces us to a comforting Italian sugo, or traditional tomato-meat sauce, served over a buttery polenta.
As the rain subsides and warmth spreads across the hills, waking up the California poppies among a chorus of new greenery, Rita Soyfertis carefully places tiles into an elaborate design crafted specially for the community that will soon gather along the pathways surrounding the new Castro Valley Marketplace.