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Category Archives: Favorite Dish
Pizza Margherita at Di Matteo in Naples, Italy My waiter, a young man in his twenties wearing a dirty apron that sheathed a prodigious belly usually seen on men some twenty years older, was the model of indifference. He spoke … Continue reading
Uncooked haggis at Feast Restaurant This is a story about haggis, a dish traditionally associated with the cuisine of Scotland. There are many myths, legends, rumors, and even poems associated with haggis. But most importantly, haggis is delicious and nutritious. … Continue reading
Traditional spaghetti all’amatriciana at La Conca in Amatrice, Italy The Via Salaria — the Salt Road — was one of the earliest roads built by ancient Rome to lash together its far-flung empire. The actual path of the road predated … Continue reading
The French culinary term “court bouillon” (or court-bouillon) conjures images of royalty and kings (court) as well as wealth and gold (bouillon). In reality, of course, it is something far more mundane, loosely translating to “quick broth.” Courtbouillon at Danton’s … Continue reading