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The Docsconz Wish List 2017 – International Desires

 
For 2016 I limited my Wish List to the United States and hit 5 out 10, a pretty good ratio with great results. I’m bummed that I missed Matt Lightner’s latest project, Ninebark, in Napa, California, as it closed at […]




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Recap: Madrid Fusión 2014, Day 1

Yesterday marked the first day of Madrid Fusión, the original international culinary summit. This year the focus is on how traditional and street food inspires some of the top chefs in the world, shaping their techniques, the ingredients they use, […]




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Identitá Golose 2011 – Part 3: Mehmet Gürs

Turkey intrigues me. I haven’t been yet, though my son, L.J. has and loved it. It represents a mix of the exotic and the familiar, the east and the west, a combination that I find particularly fascinating. Mehmet Gürs is […]




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Dining at Mikla

 
It has been some time since I dined at Mikla, chef Mehmet Gurs’ penthouse restaurant in Istanbul, but the flavors from the night are still fresh in my mind. The meal was a fitting end to a spectacular foray […]




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