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My Salad Cream Days in the UK December 1, 2014


Assimilating the young and foodish me into British life has proven more frustrating than expected. I assumed it would be easy…

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Maestro Pizzaiolo Franco Pepe Thinks Back Looks Forward October 7, 2014


On the Wednesday morning following PizzaTuesday Naples, my insider’s tour of the pizza heartland, the group met with the great…

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Take the #RealBurgerChallenge September 7, 2014


As creator of BurgerMonday I’ve staged some pretty outrageous burgers, from the UmamiBurger MNO Burger, topped with Port-braised short ribs, truffle…

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Why Pizza in Naples Has to be So Soft August 21, 2014


Naples shared its love of pizza and dry pasta with the world many years ago but something got lost in…

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A Pox on the Pizza Polka Dots August 4, 2014


Until this week I assumed the appearance of mozzarella polka dots on Neapolitan-style pizzas was an unintended consequence of using…

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Neapolitan Pizza Master Enzo Coccia Loves Stringy Fior di Latte July 24, 2014


Neapolitans may sing the praises of Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP but mostly they eat fior di latte – mozzarella…

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Acme Coffee Cups: An Icon as Plain as Can Be July 14, 2014


If there’s a lesson to be learned from the Looney Tunes Road Runner animated cartoons it’s this: A-C-M-E spells doom.

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Da Michele’s Master Pizzaiolo Shows His Age July 6, 2014


The very first pizza of PizzaTuesday Naples, the young&foodish group tour of the world’s pizza capital, was shaped by the hands of Luigi…

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For 3 Franco Pepe Pizzas, A Special Delivery June 27, 2014


Forget the great operatic tenors of La Scala. No voice in all of Italy is so lyrical as that of a…

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Top 10 Reasons To Love the Salt Beef at Tongue & Brisket May 28, 2014


[slider_pro id=”60″] Tongue & Brisket, 24 Leather Lane, London EC1N 7SU (map)

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