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A Worthwhile Wait in Barcelona

After meandering through the narrow allies of Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, passing scores of nameless tapas bars, your Correspondent finally found Plaça de les Olles, home of the well-known Cal Pep.  Your Correspondent had been warned that there is always a line at Cal Pep and so he joined the queue and waited his turn.   Your […]

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Culinary Continuity in the Left Bank

Upon taking residence at The Ritz at the Place Vendôme, your correspondent chose to stroll around Tuileries’s charms on a hazy Parisian day before making his way down to the Île de France to cross the Pont Neuf and checking in with the latest left-bank English-centric literary scene at Shakespeare et Cie to see what […]

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Stellar Sushi in Sun Valley

Fresh sushi in a landlocked state? I was skeptical too until I tried the rolls at Zou 75 in the unassuming town of Hailey, Idaho – just minutes from Sun Valley. Zou 75 has some of Idaho’s freshest fish, flown in daily from Hawaii,  a great cocktail, beer, and wine list, and loads of inventive […]

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Dietary Wisdom on a Stone in Dublin

For those ready to dine in an establishment other than their own kitchen that applies many of the re-learned dietary wisdoms — you know them by heart because you grew up with them … fresh local ingredients, flavor enhancements with herbs rather than fats, including nutrient-dense, calorie-poor ingredients — then Rustic Stone by Dylan McGrath […]

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