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Massimo, il Chirugo! (Massimo the Surgeon!)

Our friend Massimo at Burano’s off-the-beaten-path but storied Trattoria da Romano never fails to impress with his craftsmanship tableside; one of the great things about Italy is the pride and professionalism undertaken by people in all walks of life, particularly in regard to the art that is food preparation and presentation. 8 more words

Private Italy Tours

Believe the Hype: Branzino

I felt a bit behind the times the first night I cooked a whole branzino for dinner. This fish was splashed all over the magazines and internet years ago. 512 more words


Avec tête (aka Whole Fish Branzino)

When I was in college, I lived in the country side of France for a fall trimester.  I lived with a host family who made delicious home cooked meals.   613 more words


Via Veneto | Santa Monica

We did a 12 course tasting here and it was an incredible dining experience. Our server Francesco “Franco” was the best server, EVER. I love his sexy accent. 161 more words



Fear does not prevent death. It prevents life.”
Naguib Mahfouz

Passion Play And Treachery.  Did you take a bite of that apple dear Venus?  I am not quite sure how AM I BROKEN, Branzino’s allegory and Mafouz’s quote fit together, but so they do in the somewhat twisted puzzle that is my mind these days. 249 more words


The Library at the Public

I’ve walked by the Public Theater numerous times on my way to and from the East Village. But it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that I discovered that there was actually a restaurant inside the theater! 502 more words


Seafood Soup

Soup, there it is!  (If you don’t get it, click here)

Continuing the theme of frugality, I’d to share my recipe for seafood soup.  Keep in kind that nearly all ingredients can be swapped for similar items.   564 more words