Photos and text by Algerina Perna
A diver takes wine bottles from an underwater trunk in the Mediterranean sea off Saint-Mandrier, southern France on May 15, 2017. Bandol wine matured under seas during one year before being analyzed.
Stores can’t keep them in stock. Parents are scrambling to find them. And some schools have banned them.
Smith Island cake and crab imperial get lots of attention for being traditional Maryland foods. But here are two items on many of our forefathers’ menus: raccoon and muskrat.
Believers in Portugal and all over the world marked the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to shepherd children in Fatima. Pope Francis celebrated the canonization of two of the children.
This year was a historic one for the Maryland Film Festival: in addition to it being the 19th annual festival, the Festival introduced its new year-round home, The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway. The restored theater, referred to as The Parkway, hosted the bulk of the screenings at this year’s festival. The Maryland Film Festival has restored the original auditorium and added two new screens in an adjacent space for three screens total. Festival-goers saw The Parkway as an energetic hub of activity this year, which was complemented by screenings, parties and events throughout Station North.
Not many chefs don a welding mask before they enter the kitchen, but Sila Sutharat prefers to cook his chicken sunny side up. Two hours south of Bangkok this 60-year-old vendor has found an ingenious way to offer his customers something a little different by harnessing the power of the sun. Using a large wall of nearly 1,000 moveable mirrors — a device he designed and built himself — he focuses the sun’s rays onto a row of marinated chickens, sizzling away under the intense heat.