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Eating a path from Naples to Amalfi
All we wanted to do was step out for a little pizza in Naples on a Saturday night -- a notion that could have been as simple as a leisurely walk down the street from our hotel. Except for two things.
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For 174 years, the Antica Focacceria San Francesco has been acclaimed for serving delicious Palermo-style focaccia, along with pastas made from family recipes and other Sicilian specialties. These days, this Palermo institution is known for something else: the machine-gun-toting military police detail guarding the place 24-7.
A hot wining and dining scene enlivens the heart of Burgundy's Côte d'Or. Read article in the Wine Spectator.
Following a great white through storied landscapes and great living. Read article in the Wine Spectator.
The countess was late to arise Saturday morning. Which posed a problem. It was breakfast hour -- 8 a.m. -- and there was no one to make coffee or serve croissants at the countess's B&B in the heart of Burgundy wine country. And breakfast was essential. It was January, it was freezing, and we had a long day of wine drinking ahead of us.
Burgundy's Saint-Vincent Tournante will be held Jan. 26 and 27 in the village of Saint-Romain, in the wine region west of Beaune. Plan to spend at least two nights to tour Saint-Romain, the local wine country and historic Beaune. Local winemakers will open their cellars for tastings; buy a tasting glass with tickets for about $15 on-site. Reservations and information: http://www.saint-vincent-2008.com (in French).
On the route from From Aix to Les Baux. Read the article in the Wine Spectator archives.
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There was a time not long ago when the best restaurants on
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Harry had a point.
See the Video Trailer for PALMENTO on You Tube....
Robert reads from and discusses Palmento at McNally Jackson books in NY Sept. 2010.
Robert on radio