“My father used to keep a travel journal that only recorded what he ate, a mindset I inherited. Among my favorites: the fried fish platter with buttered noodles at The Angry Trout in Grand Marais, Minnesota; baklava anywhere in Greece or Turkey; tartiflette filled to the brim with potatoes, bacon, and cheese in Strasbourg.”—
Mallory found this part of the interview really romantic. She’s now inspired to keep a travel journal herself of the food she eats abroad going forward. It will likely read something like “candy, candy, candy” but in different languages.