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Mantı, which are sometimes described as Turkish ravioli, are pinched dumplings filled with meat. They are a specialty of Kayseri, a city in central Anatolia near Cappadocia, and are serve slathered in garlic and yogurt, then drizzled with melted butter. If this sounds like the perfect food, it kind of is— (more…)
In the spirit of last week’s “Some Myth’s About Rome The Need To Die”, I present a post dedicated to revealing 21st century Roman food culture. This is loosely based on a lecture I did yesterday at Temple University’s Rome campus for Professor Shara Wasserman’s Contemporary Rome class. (more…)
Easter Sunday and Monday are less than a week away. I can hardly wait to see our whole lamb be prepped and roasted while its internal organs sauté with artichokes. If you aren’t able to partake in such a ritual at home, be sure to make your Easter dining arrangements ASAP. Restaurants are in high demand Sunday and Monday. Here’s where to eat: (more…)
In my latest restaurant review for the NYT, I visit Orquideas in Vieques, Puerto Rico, a newly revamped restaurant near Esperanza’s Malecón. Read more on the Caribbean island that has become the Parla family annual winter destination here.
I am super excited to introduce The Rome Digest, a collaborative blog I have been working on with my friends and colleagues Irene de Vette, Sarah May Grunwald, Hande Leimer and Gina Tringali. After months of work and many sleepless nights, the TRD has been released into the wild for your dining (more…)