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Little Italy

Locanda Positano Marina del Rey, California Locanda Positano is a dot on the commercial stretch of Lincoln Avenue that runs from Marina del Rey through Santa Monica; you might just miss this tiny gem if you blink. The fare is … Continue reading

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Chef Aquiles Chavez Rocks Houston

La Fisheria – Seafood Mexican Cocina Houston, Texas Driving down Inker Street, the place that once housed a Vietnamese restaurant in the up-and-coming and semi-trendy Houston section of The Heights is not easy to miss.  The pastel makeover on the … Continue reading

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Old Grand-Dad

Épicerie Jean-Alfred Moisan Oldest grocery store in North America Épicerie J. A. Moisan is a historic grocery store hidden in plain sight in a row of trendy shops and eateries on rue Saint-Jean in Québec City’s Upper Town. Before A&Ps … Continue reading

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Veni, Vidi, Vino

Ombra Ristorante Studio City (Los Angeles), California Chef Michael Young has transformed the former Bollywood Cafe in Century City into a modern, formal but friendly classic Italian restaurant featuring the cuisine he perfected cutting his teeth at Il Grano, Valentino, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Parties, Part II

Fig & Olive’s Opening Party West Hollywood, California Having escaped a hangover after having attending the 5th Anniversary party at Ford’s Filling Station in Culver City, I braced myself for what undoubtedly would become one of the culinary social events … Continue reading

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