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January 11, 2017
11 Favorites I Discovered in 2016
I’ve been going out for dinner six nights a week. On...
December 14, 2015
It Isn’t Easy to Name the Best Dishes of 2015
After a longish mea culpa, I am now going to try to...
July 13, 2015
Where are you sending friends now?
Where do I eat when I’m not hustling to find something...
December 16, 2013
Feeding the Folks: Where to Go
HE'S KOSHER. SHE'S VEGETARIAN. WHERE CAN I MAKE BOTH...
May 14, 2012
Where can I take my 13-year-old to sample New York’s best food without breaking the bank?
Like his mother, my son loves to eat. I am trying to...

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March 1, 1999 | Travel Feature
Eating on the Tuscan Seashore
When savvy locals settle in for lunch or dinner in Viareggio, Camiore or Forti dei Marmi they have a choice of shrimp by any other name (gamberoni, gamberetti, scampi, prawnlike maszzancole), and a caboodle of clams (vongole, tartuffi. wiggly razor clams and arselle, no bigger than the tip of your pinky.

October 19, 1998 | Travel Feature
Venice off the menu
In the off-season, Venice still has everything the savvy sybarite will ever need -- except the crowds.

October 12, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Hot Spots Venice
Hot Spots in Venice, Italy.

July 7, 1997 | About Gael
The Haute Zone
Paris simmers with delicious innuendo: tales of chefs rising like caramelized phoenixes from the flames of defeat. Of three-stars dangling in financial distress…of Michelin all-stars relying on boil-and-serve packages…

April 1, 1996 | Travel Feature
Auberge Ravoux
The waitress sets a country terrine on the table in its baking dish and a crock of pickles so we can help ourselves...

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