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cusinePrisoners Serve Up Fine Dining in Italy’s InGaleria Jailhouse Restaurant
BOLLANTE, Italy — Usually prison slop is no fine cuisine. But in the first restaurant run inside an Italian jail opened to the public, inmates have become such good cooks and waiters that tables are now booked up two months in advance. InGalera …
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Fine Dining in Manila
“As one of South East Asia’s most enigmatic and free-spirited capitals, Manila’s dining scene, among other things, never ceases to amaze, delight and even shock”, writes Rowena Marella-Daw. She gives FOUR an exclusive insight into the gourmet scene in …
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How to Make Fine Dining More Affordable
Has frequent restaurant dining been eating up your budget? Instead of banning yourself from eating out entirely, make fine dining fit into your approved expenses category with moderation and strategic planning. Though many upscale establishments do not …
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Latest Fine Dining News

cusineDining Review: Massimo is a new jewel on Providence’s Federal Hill
It has been, almost from the moment it opened in 2003 with its traditional Southern Italian cuisine and fine wines. But for those looking for more casual dining while still having a demanding palate, Massimo is a perfect choice. I enjoyed two lunches there …
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Casual dining takes over from fine dining this summer
REQUIRING a degree in gastronomy to order from a menu is not everyone’s idea of a good night out. The art of fine dining has slowly taken a back seat in Australia while the casual food scene continues to go gang busters. Casual dining used to mean a $ 10 …
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Wine and fine dining at Delicata festival
Patrons of the Delicata Wine Festival, which kicks off tonight, can now choose a fine dining option. Taking place tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday at the Saluting Battery within the Upper Barrakka in Valletta, Salute! will see seated diners enjoying a plated …
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Choice of seafood, Studio shotFine Dining in the NYC ‘Burbs: Valbella and TuttaBella
One of the least heralded of NYC’s most successful restaurateurs probably likes it that way. While David Ghatanfard is intensely involved in each of his four restaurants–two in Manhattan, one in Greenwich, CT, one in Scarsdale, NY–he stays behind the …
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American Fine Dining Isn’t for You, Per Se
A dish served in an egg shell at Thomas Keller’s Per Se. Credit: Rob Kim / Getty Images for Starwood Preferred Guest Wells’s review was a masterpiece of critical viciousness, and it generated an earthquake of response on social media — overwhelmingly in …
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Does Fine Dining Discriminate?
The Great Service Divide is a report that is sure to make many people uncomfortable. Most people don’t want to think a culture they revere and enjoy being part of is responsible for perpetuating unfair treatment. But the data the uncovered here is …
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Summer dining news from around Western Mass.

cusineSummer dining news from around Western Mass.
Hugh Robert is a faculty member in Holyoke Community College’s hospitality and culinary arts program and has over 40 years of restaurant and educational experience. Please send items of interest to Off the Menu at the Republican, P.O. Box 1329, Springfield …
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Computers, culinary arts good combo for Hackettstown woman
Jessica Westgate’s job as the manager at Marley’s Gotham Grill in Hackettstown is very safe. Quite safe, in fact. After all, her mother Joann is an owner. But Westgate knows that things can change over time, so she recently set a goal for herself to get an …
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Food Network’s ‘Chopped Junior’ Finalist Talks Passion for Culinary Arts
Bryce Taylor, left, has been featured as a teen chef on “Chopped Junior.” (Image: Twitter) Bryce Taylor is not your average 8 th grader. Sure, he’s 13 years old and excited about selecting high schools soon, but he’s already thinking about a high …
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cusineFine Dining Is Finally Getting a Casual Makeover
Although “fine casual” isn’t a term that has really caught on yet, growing chains such as Fresh to Order may be doing for fine dining what fast casual did for fast food. But is this a trend that will change the way we look at how fine food is seen and …
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I Got High at a Fine-Dining Cannabis Pop-Up Dinner (Video)
Somewhere between the THC-infused composed plate of curried carrot-confit gnocchi and pea emulsion (paired with the aromatic terpene extract of earthy Blue Dream) and the seared Japanese scallop atop micro-dosed citrus barley (paired with the aromas of …
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Daniel Boulud: On fine dining and why he left Washington
The way Daniel Boulud explains it, he was one personality clash away from becoming a fixture on the D.C. dining scene. Before leaving Washington in the early 1980s, earning four stars at Le Cirque and launching his own New York restaurant empire, Boulud …
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Restaurant review: Manoli’s broadens scope of Salt Lake’s Greek dining scene

cusineRestaurant review: Manoli’s broadens scope of Salt Lake’s Greek dining scene
Redemption came in the form of creative and fun food presentation — pastitsio croquette ($ 10), rounds of spiced beef and béchamel that were secured to the plate with a dollop of Greek yogurt. While most of the meze are savory, we were delighted with …
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Preparing for Palm Desert Greek Fest is a labor of love
Rhonda Latkovic, the booth chairman of a Greek store that the church operates during the festival, said that they usually have between 10 and 15 women making food every day. Some have been baking baklava for 70 years, old enough to teach both their …
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Kale for breakfast? McDonald’s adds leafy green breakfast bowl, Greek yogurt
Looking to put a healthy halo on its fast-food offerings, McDonald’s restaurants in Southern California are adding to its menu a kale-packed breakfast bowl and Chobani Greek yogurt. “It a fantastic product – a first in the industry for us,” local …
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Best Restaurants in Delhi with Outdoor Seating: Dining Under the Stars

cusineBest Restaurants in Delhi with Outdoor Seating: Dining Under the Stars
Best Restaurants in Delhi with Outdoor Seating: Dining Under the Stars A nip in the air, breezy evenings and café-style outdoor seating. This could very well be an idyllic scene in a European town or even Bengaluru or Mumbai, closer to home. Delhi has …
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New York Restaurants Serve Up Thanksgiving In One Tasty Bite
For some of us, the best part of Thanksgiving comes from a forkful of flavors all swirled together — turkey, gravy, cranberry and stuffing. It’s a savory symphony in your mouth. Chefs in New York City are experimenting with putting together all of …
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Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants, 2015: Where to get sushi, ramen
The third edition of Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants is now available online for subscribers — and the print edition will be out on Saturday. Of the many terrific places to eat on that list, where can you go for excellent sushi, a kaiseki menu …
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Dining Review: Like dining among palms and sand

cusineDining Review: Like dining among palms and sand
My son was craving Cuban food. He loves fried plantains and black beans from Porto’s. Who doesn’t? But I had another idea. I’d driven by La Bamba on Glenoaks in northwestern Burbank dozens of times, looking longingly at the people gathered on the …
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Chef at Soul de Cuba in New Haven got first cooking lessons from Mom
Yes, we have three Mojo Marinades: Traditional Cuban Mojo, Honey Mojo and Spicy Mojo. We bottle our house salad dressing, the Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette, and have a spicy and a mild mango salsa. They can be purchased in our restaurants or at a …
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Geo’s Cuban & Creole food truck opens on Holman Rd
The folks from Geo’s Cuban & Créole (6301 Seaview Ave NW) have opened a food truck at the Crown Hill Shell Gas Station located at 9796 Holman Road NW. 12118878_467113730134950_5718436997095643357_n. Geo’s specializes in authentic Cuban …
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5 Lafayette restaurants for a Sunday dining adventure

cusine5 Lafayette restaurants for a Sunday dining adventure
Trying to “keep it local” proves difficult. But not to fear! We have some local eateries up to the challenge of opening on a Sunday. Sushi, Indian, Italian, Tex-Mex and even fine dining restaurants are all open allowing you to “keep it local” and grub …
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Harvest and Halloween Happenings in Eastern Mass.
Page 4 of 13 – HARVEST FESTIVAL — Chestnut Hill Farm, 10 Chestnut Hill Road, Southborough, on Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The day of events includes pumpkin carving and painting, goat-milking contest, farm tours, guided hikes, meet the farmer, local food …
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LOVE AT FIRST BITE: PinPoint nails New American cuisine with a Lowcountry twist
Almost smack dab at the intersection of Market and Front streets, downtown, PinPoint supersedes not-so-promising Perkeo, and the formerly fine-dining establishment that was Deluxe. It may be a bit early to call the game, but I’d say partners Jeff …
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CRANBURY: Asian dining reinvented downtown

cusineCRANBURY: Asian dining reinvented downtown
CRANBURY — Hungry for pad Thai, General Tso’s chicken or Peking duck? Cranbury residents and visitors now have no farther to look than downtown. Minghui Pan and her husband Ben Shao, of West Windsor, opened Food Sing Asian Cuisine at 57 N.
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Jenna’s Asian Kitchen: Changing the conversation about Cedar Park
It’s no surprise that Jenna’s Asian Kitchen, the namesake of chef Jenna Choe, should be quietly building buzz with a sophisticated take on Korean and Pan-Asian cuisine. Suburbanites increasingly expect the same level of quality that they would find in …
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Asian Restaurant with Lunch Buffet Coming to Grand Concourse
CONCOURSE — An Asian restaurant serving sushi, chicken teriyaki and a $ 6 lunch buffet is on its way to Grand Concourse next month. The Asian Grille Express, which expects to open at 888 Grand Concourse in early September, will offer up a variety of …
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