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28 02, 2011

Food Shopping in Rome and the Km 0 Phenomenon

February 28th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Pork, Rome & Lazio|13 Comments

A few years back the phrase “km 0” started to be kicked around in Italian foodie circles. This abbreviation for “kilometro zero” signifies local, low impact primary ingredients, including meats, cheeses, grains, honeys, and has become the ubiquitous buzzword of the late […]

24 02, 2011

Affordable Luxury, London's Lunch Menus

February 24th, 2011|Categories: London, Restaurants|0 Comments

This week on Scatti di Gusto, I wrote about the great lunch deals that can be found at some of London's finest restaurants. Dine in the lap of luxury without breaking the bank. Eat at Michelin star rated and critically acclaimed restaurants for £19.50-50. More on Scatti di Gusto...

24 02, 2011

Asmalı Cavit, A Meyhane in Beyoglu

February 24th, 2011|Categories: Istanbul, Restaurants, Turkish Cuisine|4 Comments

On Tuesday night I met my friend Şemsa for dinner at Asmalı Cavit in Beyoğlu. This spot is a typical meyhane (restaurant serving alcohol and mezes) in a part of town that is packed with such establishments. The quality of food varies wildly and most places are more attractive for their atmosphere […]

24 02, 2011

Parla Food on Serious Eats Burger Blog

February 24th, 2011|Categories: London, Meat|0 Comments

I promise this is the last post about The Big D. For the past three weeks, I've been banging on about this fantastic meat patty available only during the month of February at Byron locations in London (at O'Shea's of Knightsbridge year-round). It's become somewhat of an obsession (perhaps the result of living in planet [...]

22 02, 2011

Antebi Reopens in Göztepe

February 22nd, 2011|Categories: Istanbul, Restaurants, Turkish Cuisine|0 Comments

Muhammara. Last year my friend Can sent me to Antebi, a restaurant in Caddebostan (Istanbul) specializing in food from Southeastern Turkey. I was immediately hooked. Their richly spiced food, liberal use of pomegranate molassas, and quality ingredients are all the things I need in life. […]

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