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30 12, 2011

Best Bites in Rome, 2011 Edition

December 30th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|13 Comments

Goose breast tartare at Pipero al Rex. 2011 is coming to an end and I have asked some friends to reflect on their best meals, dishes, and food experiences from Rome this year. It has been a great year of food memories and here is what cooks, food writers and historians have enjoyed the most: [...]

29 12, 2011

In Rome, the Borghese Gallery Hosts a Stunning Exhibtion

December 29th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Rome & Lazio|0 Comments

The Sleeping Hermaphrodite is an ancient statute that was restored by Bernini. Photo: Musée du Louvre. If you see one exhibition in Rome this year, let it be "I Borghese e l'Antico", which runs through April 9, 2012. Read more about it on NYT.com here and find booking information (reservations are essential) here.

28 12, 2011

Mesob Offers One of Rome's Best Meals & Deals

December 28th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |2 Comments

It’s that time of year when food writers look back on their dining experiences of the previous twelve months. I’ve done a bit of eating in 2011, both at home in Rome and abroad, and I’ve narrowed down my top dishes and meals, which I’ll publish later this week. But for now, I want to [...]

27 12, 2011

Manfreds In Copenhagen

December 27th, 2011|Categories: Copenhagen, Food & Wine, Restaurants, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

In 2010 Chef Christian Puglisi opened his first restaurant, Relæ, in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen. His second endeavor, a wine bar and take-out place called Manfreds, was quick to follow. Both venues, which stand opposite one another on Jægersborggade, employ rigorously sourced ingredients in their dishes and […]

26 12, 2011

Danny Macaroons Make a Splash at Christmas

December 26th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, New York City, Sweets & Dessert, Travel|2 Comments

If my grandmother weren’t gluten intolerant, I doubt macaroons would be such a big part of the Parla/Cipollina holiday dessert tradition. Same goes for ambrosia (don’t even think about dissing this white trash fruit salad–it defined my childhood). For us, Christmas wouldn’t be the same without these super sweet […]

24 12, 2011

A Quick Holiday Apple Sauce Recipe

December 24th, 2011|Categories: Gastronomic Traditions, Recipes|0 Comments

My mom has always effortlessly whiped up 10-course meals for 20 people. When I was a kid, my sister and I would just get in the way so we were given small tasks that we couldn’t screw up. One was shaking heavy cream in a jar until it turned into butter. Eventually we graduated to [...]

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