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Mediterranean Oxtail Ragout with Polenta

I first fell in love with oxtail when I had an oxtail cuttlefish ragout over polenta at one of my all-time favorite restaurants, al di la Trattoria in Brooklyn. 501 more words

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My Recent Brooklyn Finds

So, here are my latest and greatest discoveries from NYC. I was just home (home is where the heart is:)) for four days…alone. That’s right, no husband, no wonderful children. 158 more words


Al di La's chocolate pear cake

Last night Jimmy and I were invited to celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving by feasting with friends over a wonderful potluck dinner. Canadian Thanksgiving is essentially the same as American Thanksgiving, only at a better time of year – a good two months till winter break and around the time when you start to go stir-crazy mid-semester at school. 438 more words


"L’Ieri mi ha generato. Ecco l'Oggi. Io creo il Domani."

 “L’Ieri mi ha generato. Ecco l’Oggi. Io creo il Domani”.
-tratto dal Libro dei mortio, come era chiamato, “Libro del ritorno nel giorno”-

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eater's digest: al di là

Photos by Lauren DeFilippo

One of the great misconceptions that people often have is that I’ve eaten at all the restaurants in my neighborhood. The truth is, if I’m near home, I’m usually cooking. 426 more words


Dine in Brooklyn: halftime report

Monday marked the start of the tenth annual Dine in Brooklyn. Through March 21, select restaurants offer three-course meals for $20.13 (lunch/brunch) or $28 (dinner). 893 more words


brooklyn by gaslight and autumn leaves and #eastcoastportraits stephen


a treat.

yesterday we went on a small day-trip to the 19th century.

there were gas lamps a-flicker….

and ceremonial triumphant arches…..

and awe-inspiring dusky rouge stone edifices…. 590 more words