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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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New York and the Spanish Table – Recipes from the Best – Part 1: Manzanilla

Spanish food in NYC has never had it so good. The city is currently awash with a plethora of restaurants serving excellent Spanish inspired fare. In this article, I highlighted some of the very best, who are doing it mostly with […]

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My Most Surprisingly Good Meal of 2011

I don’t go someplace to eat because I expect it to be bad, but expectations for some meals are higher than others. In the United States I have become accustomed to viewing roadside rest stop food to be nothing more […]

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Barcelona – An Anniversary Celebration – Day Five

On Friday, Kitty and I left the boys in Barcelona to go off on our own for a night. Michael would stay with his 21 and 19 year old brothers and his 21 year old cousin, while we drove down […]

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A Birthday Paella

I'm lucky. I come from a very close-knit family. I'm the youngest of 6 kids with a 17 year spread between my oldest brother and myself. We all enjoy each other's company and though we are not all geographically close […]

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