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30 10, 2010

A Guide To Rome's Boutique Pizzerias

October 30th, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Culture, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|0 Comments

Lasagna pizza at La Gatta Mangiona. Naples may be Italy’s pizza capital, but Rome has greater variety to offer. There’s the classic Roman pie (round, flat and thin with a crispy crust), the ever popular and usually quadrilateral pizza al taglio (pizza by the slice), and now there are a growing number of boutique pizzerias [...]

28 10, 2010

Congratulations to Istanbul Eats!

October 28th, 2010|Categories: Istanbul, Restaurants, Turkish Cuisine|4 Comments

An impromptu barbecue blocks the street in Karaköy. My illustrious colleagues Ansel and Yigal, authors of the excellent food blog Istanbul Eats recently put out a book based on their dining exploits. They just got a great write-up in the NYT Travel Section, which you can read here. Buy their book here and read their [...]

27 10, 2010

Dove Mangiare Gli Hamburger a Londra

October 27th, 2010|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, London, Meat, Restaurants|0 Comments

Cheeseburger at the Hawksmoor in Spitalfields. I have begun contributing to the Italian food blog Scatti di Gusto. My most recent post was a brief guide to eating burgers in London. Making the list were The Hawksmoor, Bar Boulud, Goodman, and Byron, among others. You can read the full text (in Italian) here.

26 10, 2010

Paolo Parisi's Eggs Fetch a Pretty Penny

October 26th, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine|21 Comments

A couple of months ago I was in Volpetti shopping for guanciale and pecorino so I could make spaghetti alla gricia. Yeah, I know August isn’t the best time for a porky pasta dish, but I was craving some. While at the counter placing my order, I spied Paolo Parisi’s famous eggs […]

23 10, 2010

In LoverBeer's BeerBera, Beer & Wine Unite

October 23rd, 2010|Categories: Beer, Carbs, Food & Wine, Wine & Spirits|3 Comments

I’ve been obsessing over Italian craft brews of late. I cannot pass one of Rome’s many beer shops without picking up a bottle or two…or a case…and considering I live a few blocks from Domus Birrae and am in the neighborhood of the Via Trionfale location of Johnny’s Off License […]

21 10, 2010

Beppe e I Suoi Formaggi Opens in Rome

October 21st, 2010|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |15 Comments

Mortadella with black truffles and Beppe’s cheeses. On Tuesday Beppe e I Suoi Formaggi opened on Via Santa Maria del Pianto in Rome’s Jewish Ghetto. I stopped by this evening to see how things were progressing. There is still some more electrical work to do and the tasting rooms have yet to be completed, but [...]

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