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16 06, 2014

Supplizio, Arcangelo Dandini’s Cibo di Strada

June 16th, 2014|3 Comments

In early April, chef Arcangelo Dandini and Lorenzo D’Ettorre opened Supplizio in a vaulted room in Rome’s historical center. The space feels like a cross between a living room and a Renaissance workshop and the furnishings will no doubt remind visitors of Arcangelo’s restaurant in Prati. Some of the menu items are […]

1 04, 2014

Where to Eat and Drink in New Orleans

April 1st, 2014|3 Comments

Tis the season! Sazeracs, hot sauce, and bread stuffed with fried things are pretty much all I need to survive, which is why I love New Orleans. There are lots of other reasons The Crescent City has captured my affection. Logically these are also food and […]

19 03, 2013

Sfinge and the Feast of San Giuseppe, Palermo

March 19th, 2013|4 Comments

Today’s festive and timely guest post comes from Dr. Paula Salvio of the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute. She shares old and new memories of a special deep fried Sicilian treat that is traditionally made on March 19 for the Feast of San Giuseppe. […]

21 11, 2012

Cesare al Casaletto, The Perfect Roman Trattoria

November 21st, 2012|32 Comments

The idea of the “best trattoria in Rome” is an elusive one. Not only are tastes highly subjective, but even the most reliable establishments in town are plagued by a lack of consistency. Try the cacio e pepe one day, and it is exquisite. Come back the next and it is served in a pool of loose, watery cheese sauce. Or worse, […]

22 08, 2012

Rotterdam Street Food

August 22nd, 2012|10 Comments

Ridiculously delicious brined herring. This week I’m spending a few days in Rotterdam with my friend Irene, who grew up in the city but now lives in Rome. The brief sojourn to her hometown is dedicated to both high and low dining, mainly street food of the fried persuasion. Herring has been included for good measure. Here’s what we’ve been eating: […]

14 03, 2012

In Rome, Duck Tongues and Chicken Feet

March 14th, 2012|5 Comments

Move over, cacio e pepe. I’ve been on an international cuisine kick in Rome for the past two weeks. Between Korean food at Gainn, Mesob twice, and a visit to Sukothai in Monteverde you’d hardly guess I live in the city of carbonara and coda. […]