Category Archives: Boston

New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 2: Toro

Chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonette have been cooking Spanish cuisine for some time at Toro in Boston. It is an intimate space that elicits congeniality and festivity. The Toro space in NYC, opened this fall, can not be described [...]

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Italy With My Son 2012; Arrivederci Roma!

Leaving a wonderful trip always results in mixed emotions. The trip had so many wonderful moments and highlights, but we had a very strong tug to home. Both my son and I were very much looking forward to getting back [...]

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Guest Post: Greg Kuzia-Carmel

(ed. note: Greg Kuzia-Carmel is a talented young cook from Albany, who is following a dream to be the best  chef that he can be. He is currently a stagiere at the restaurant Mugaritz in San Sebastien, Spain under the [...]

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The Green Spider – Jose Duarte’s Taranta in Boston

The Celtics and the Green Monster at Fenway Park are not the only things that are green in Boston. The unique Peruvian-Italian restaurant Taranta, located in Boston's North End has developed a reputation as being one of the most [...]

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Toro: Tasty Tapas in Boston

Much has been written about the growth of Spanish restaurants and cooking in the United States in recent years. Led by Jose Andres' Jaleo in D.C., there has been an incredible growth of this cuisine (perhaps my favorite). New [...]

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