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Twenty years ago, Napoli Restaurant was a classic spaghetti joint on the corner of Spring and Sullivan streets in Soho, NYC. Actually, it was ‘our’ spaghetti joint back in the day when we were living cheap and going out didn’t require a mortgage to buy a bottle of wine. Flash forward to the new…(Read More)

Surely there are plenty of mad women in the village of Le Forna on Isola di Ponza, but it’s the mad chefs of Le Forna that captured our hearts and stomachs. From crusty pizza to oily, inky black spaghetti, to delicately fried fish, to impressive apertivi, to a feast on a boat, these men…(Read More)

How far would you travel for a superb lemon? Would you consider giving up eating shrimp after tasting fresh red shrimp and knowing this is the best you’ll ever have? Is the market your first stop in a new place even when you only have a hotel room and no kitchen and you feel…(Read More)

Fried fish tastes goooood. Fried flowers taste goooood. I know fried food has a bad rap, but it tastes so good. Would it be alright in moderation? Would it be alright when there are sparkling fresh little tiny fishes in the market and the zucchini flowers are prepubescently perfect…(Read More)

Kitchen Magic What is the emergency, go-to, secret weapon that I try to keep in my fridge at all times? And it’s not ketchup, although mustard takes second place. First place goes to:….Veal Stock! If Merlin the Magician waved his wand in your kitchen, he would give you this Secret Weapon…(Read More)

High Atlitude Chopped I’ve got at least 20 years of experience under my belt, or in my ski boots, whatever the case may be, but I still think high altitude cooking is a royal pain. It’s like playing an endless game of Chopped. Fresh food ebbs and flows depending on if anyone has…(Read More)

Poached Side Stripe Shrimp Ceviche. Super sweet, tender, tasty, side stripe shrimp, why haven’t I met you sooner? Serve it alongside the shrimp ceviche with lots of tortilla chips. Watch out…because you know someone will go into the kitchen, dig up the bowl with the left over sauce and start scooping it up…(Read More)

Sablefish Steaks (1) Joe at Gotham Seafood may have thrown down the gauntlet, but I do believe we rose to the sablefish challenge. In case you are wondering, fresh sablefish is a cod fish is a butterfish, is a fine, fine tasty fish. One of the highest in omega3 fatty acids, it’s also richly…(Read More)

Fish soups are called ‘brodetto’ in Italy and every Adriatic coastal town has their own version. I don’t live near the coast, I like the French Provencal style of fish soup and I don’t have to play by the rules, so here is Brodetto di Montone. Warning: it is messy to make, it…(Read More)