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25 05, 2010

Gilles Verot's Charcuterie at London's Bar Boulud

2016-01-07T03:38:43+01:00May 25th, 2010|Categories: Culture, Daily Food Photo, Food & Wine, France, Gastronomic Traditions, London, Meat, Pork, Restaurants|4 Comments

Gilles Verot is a Parisian charcutier that known the world over for his hams, terrines, salamis, and head cheese. At yesterday’s lunch at Bar Boulud, I started with a gorgeous mixed platter of charcuterie accompanied by pickles, mustard […]

24 05, 2010

The Baguetteria In Parioli, Rome

2016-01-09T13:33:51+01:00May 24th, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Daily Food Photo, France, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio|5 Comments

Last week, @passerotto tweeted about La Baguetteria, a bakery in Parioli serving fine cured meats and cheeses on French bread. The photos on the shop’s website looked tempting. I was intrigued. I tend to avoid the neighborhood like the plague […]

23 05, 2010

Purè di fave e cicoria at the AAR

2016-01-07T03:38:44+01:00May 23rd, 2010|Categories: Culture, Daily Food Photo, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Puglia, Rome & Lazio|2 Comments

On Friday afternoon, the American Academy in Rome served lunch in the courtyard for the first time this spring. Among the dishes served was purè di fave e cicoria, mashed fava beans with sauteed chicory on top. This dish hails from Puglia, but the […]

22 05, 2010

Rome's Cristalli di Zucchero

2016-01-09T13:33:51+01:00May 22nd, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Daily Food Photo, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert|3 Comments

Last night I had dinner at Food In Rome’s place, a lovely spread of pasta al pesto with sun-dried tomatoes and baked calamari. Everything was delicious and the icing on the cake was dessert from the Circus Maximus branch of Cristalli di Zucchero, a […]

21 05, 2010

Convivio Troiani's Cuttlefish Balls on Vignarola

2016-01-09T13:33:51+01:00May 21st, 2010|Categories: Daily Food Photo, Fish, Rome & Lazio|3 Comments

Maybe cuttlefish balls don’t sound like the most appetizing thing on the planet, but they are not what you think. I just don’t know how else to translate polpette di seppie. Cuttlefish meatballs? Anyway, they are bits of cuttlefish, breadcrumbs, and […]

20 05, 2010

Pizzarium's Anchovy Pizza

2016-01-07T03:38:44+01:00May 20th, 2010|Categories: Carbs, Daily Food Photo, Fish, Pizza, Rome & Lazio|2 Comments

Everything about visiting the Vatican Museums during peak tourist season makes me homicidal. Well, there is one redeeming quality about the place. The Museums entrance is a 4 minute bike ride from Pizzarium, Gabriele Bonci’s acclaimed pizza al […]