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How To Order Coffee in Italy

Coffee is taken very seriously in Italy, and there are some rules that go with ordering and drinking it. Don’t order milk in your coffee after 11 a.m, and this rule applies to every kind of coffee. No local would ever order a cappuccino in the afternoon or evening, and…

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5 Secrets and a Luscious Recipe From Chef Saby

Travel Secret #359 Chef Sabyasachi Gorai, popular as “Saby” is among the brightest stars on India’s culinary firmament. We chatted with him over cocktails at his lovely, laid-back Armenian-Bengali restaurant, Lavaash, located in Delhi’s leafy Mehrauli. Saby’s Secrets: Unforgettable food: Dinner at Casa Monini in Spoleto by Chef Angelo Franchini. Fresh truffle,…

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How NOT to Eat in Florence, Italy

As someone who believes in stumbling upon great places, I decided to ditch the guide books/blogs/local advice, and plunged straight into Florence. Big mistake. Stepping out of the magnificent Santa Maria Novella Railway Station… I wended my way through the crowded streets of the city…asking for directions to  The Gallery…

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French Street Eat—Socca

Made primarily with chickpea flour and olive oil – ingredients plentiful around the Mediterranean – Socca  is a quick, cheap, and delightful snack served along the French part of the coast and all the way into Liguria in Italy, where it goes by the name Farinata. (Image: www.thegoodlifefrance.com) To be…

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