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30 04, 2010

Antebi: Southeastern Anatolia on a Plate

April 30th, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Istanbul, Restaurants, Sweets & Dessert, Turkish Cuisine|4 Comments

When my friend Can heard I was going to Istanbul, he insisted I check out Kazan Antebi in Caddebostan. He spoke of the place with an urgency that suggested if I missed it, I would be committing a culinary crime more heinous than […]

29 04, 2010

Celebrate May Day with Fave col Pecorino

April 29th, 2010|Categories: Culture, Gastronomic Traditions, Rome & Lazio|4 Comments

In Rome, Primo Maggio, Labor Day, is celebrated with a trip to the countryside for a picnic of fava beans and pecorino. This Saturday, make like a Roman and hit the road. For my suggestions, check out my post on the New York Times In Transit Blog.

29 04, 2010

Tekir, Stripped Red Mullet

April 29th, 2010|Categories: Daily Food Photo, Fish, Fried Foods, Istanbul, Turkish Cuisine|0 Comments

My last day in Istanbul was a bit packed with work, so I couldn’t go far for my final meal. Between writing assignments, I made the 10 minute stroll from my friends’ house in Baltalimanı to Iskele Restaurant in Rumelihisarı. I put away quite […]

29 04, 2010

Pugliamonti, A Vegetarian Restaurant in Monti

April 29th, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Puglia, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|7 Comments

UPDATE: VENUE NOW CLOSED I love Puglia and I love Monti, so, theoretically, I should love Pugliamonti, an organic vegetarian restaurant that opened in my neighborhood last summer 2009. I visited in late March with Mamma Parla and my friend Jessica and, while there were […]

28 04, 2010

Rome's Budget Dining Trend

April 28th, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Culture, Fish, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Meat, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|6 Comments

(UPDATE: read the new post here.)Over the past six months or so, restaurants in Rome have been competing for the budget conscious lunch crowd by offering moderately priced prix fixe menus and plentiful buffets. It has always been easy to eat cheaply in Rome, where […]

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