Category | Food & Drink

Letter from Paris: California Dreaming

Posted on 14 October 2014

By Alexander Lobrano I am very much looking forward to my California book tour from October 16 to October 24, and I really hope I’ll have the pleasure of meeting… Continue reading »

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Eating East: Sotta Sopra

Posted on 29 September 2014

Shari Hartford There was a time, in a former millennium, where dining in the Hamptons presented limited options. Sure there were the stalwarts like the Palm, Nick and Toni’s and… Continue reading »

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Letter from Paris: Chardenoux

Posted on 22 September 2014

By Alexander Lobrano Chardenoux has always been a very good bistro. This is saying a lot, too, since it’s also one of the very rare restaurants with which I’ve had… Continue reading »

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Cheering for Chili: In Metro Denver Some Like It Hot (or Not)!

Posted on 15 September 2014

by Kim D. McHugh Whether it is muy caliente (Spanish for “very hot”), mild and flavorful, or somewhere in-between, chili (or chile) is as appealing to culinary enthusiasts as is… Continue reading »

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River’s End: Dining Room with a View

Posted on 29 July 2014

By John Grossmann River’s End, in Jenner, California, disproves the unfortunate restaurant adage that the quality of the food is inversely proportional to the quality of the view.  River’s End… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Le Bon Georges

Posted on 22 July 2014

Le Bon Georges, a recently opened bistro just five minutes from my front door in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, offers a delicious lesson in how to judge the city’s… Continue reading »

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Santa Fe Is Cookin’

Posted on 15 July 2014

Story & photos by Kim D. McHugh You know an eatery is good when the parking lot is jammed. Such is the case when we drive up to El Parasol… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Clown Bar

Posted on 24 June 2014

Adjacent to the Cirque d’Hiver (Winter Circus), a handsome 1852 arena between the Place de la Republique and the Bastille, the Clown Bar has always been one of the most… Continue reading »

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Vivacious Vinegar: Italy’s Balsamic

Posted on 03 June 2014

by Kim D. McHugh Photos courtesy Acetum – Balsamic Vinegar of Modena P.G.I. I’m standing in an acetaia, Italian for “vinegar room”, watching as Giovanni Cavalli, the proprietor of this… Continue reading »

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Alexander Lobrano’s Letter from Paris: Aux Enfants Gâtés

Posted on 20 May 2014

On my way to meet Bruno and some friends for dinner the other night, I was in sort of a bad mood. An old college friend had called for a… Continue reading »

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