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Sustenance for the Artistically-Inclined in Midtown

When in New York City, the artistically-inclined is obliged to make an appearance at The Museum of Modern Art. Once the hunger for aesthetics is satisfied, however, even the most earnest of devotees will find themselves too tired to walk anywhere for lunch. Across the street, Il Gattopardo beckons. One needs but to cross 54th […]

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Noah’s Ark along the banks of the Thames

Your Correspondent has provided many a coveted recommendation to clarify the somewhat byzantine London bar and restaurant scene and bring your attention to the crème de la crème.  Your Correspondent might provide one or two more reviews for you but, really, what’s the point? He may have more suggestions than you have time in London. […]

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Superbly-Prepared Italian Fare in Boston

It’s rewarding to see good things happening to good people, particularly when these good people prevail in spite of harsh conditions. The harsh conditions for Charles Draghi and Joan Johnson, co-owners in the role of chef and hostess respectively of Erbaluce, located in Boston’s Bay Village neighborhood, were among the worst for businesses in general […]

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Comfort Food in Mouliets-et-Villemartin

Located off the beaten path, away from the sleepy town of Castillon and overlooking the Dordogne river, La Table Rouge is one of those restaurants you remember for the rest of your life. Run by a husband and wife team (Kate is from Liverpool, but we will forgive her that), the place is nothing short […]

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