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A Seaside Sojourn in Sanlucar de Barrameda

For the first time, we started our day with pure sunshine and blue skies. It was still a bit chilly, but I could understand how this coastal area is called “Costa de la Luz” or Coast of Light. We were [...]

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Sunday Photo – “Viagra” For Breakfast at Santiago’s Mercado Central

No, not the pharmaceutical product. At Marisqueria Bahamondez in the Mercado Central in Santiago, their version of “Viagra” is a collection of the juices of the various shellfish that they cook at their small stall in the back recesses of [...]

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Bringing the Sea to Mexico City – Part 2: MeroToro

Chef Jair Telléz already had a successful restaurant, Laja, in a small village in the Valle de Guadalupe (Mexico’s premiere wine region) just outside of Ensenada – when he was lured to the major metropolis of Mexico City by Gabriela [...]

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Bringing the Sea to Mexico City – Part 1: Contramar

Mexico City may be landlocked, but Mexico has plenty of coastline and wonderful seafood. Much of the very best of it comes to two related restaurants in Mexico City – Contramar and MeroToro, both owned by the lovely Gabriela Cámara, [...]

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Sunday Photo – Fish Monger on Elba

The small, but historically significant island of Elba lies off the coast of Tuscany. It also happens to be an island of personal significance as it was the birthplace of Giovanni Sconzo, a sea captain and ancestor, who in the [...]

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Italy With My Son 2012 – Modena’s Albinelli Market: Part 1: Seafood Porn

We awoke to beautiful blue skies. On my last visit to Modena, I enjoyed the Albinelli Market, just a stone’s throw from our hotel, Cervetta 5. The Albarelli Market is a classic european Regional food market. I love both looking [...]

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RM Seafood – Savoring Sustainability

Ever since I saw his presentation at the 3rd Starchefs International Chefs Congress in NYC this past September, I knew I wanted to visit RM Seafood the next time I would be in Las Vegas. Chef Moonen's approach to seafood [...]

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Bartolotta – Ristorante Di Mare: Mediterranean Seafood with Passion

One of Tony Bourdain's cardinal rules of restaurant dining is to avoid eating seafood in restaurants on Mondays. He must not have dined at Bartolotta – Ristorante di Mare in the Wynn Hotel. I showed up at the restaurant at [...]

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