17 07, 2012

Silk Road in Camberwell, London

2017-02-17T15:17:51+01:00July 17th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, London, Meat, Offal, Restaurants|4 Comments

Silk Road in south London’s Camberwell is an old haunt. Back when I used to crash in a food dessert New Cross Gate, a trip to Camberwell (or nearby Brixton or Peckham) was a prerequisite for a satisfying local meal. Silk Road on Camberwell Church Street always delighted me with its spiced and spicy food [...]

2 07, 2012

At 40 Maltby Street in London, Natural Food and Wines

2017-02-17T15:17:55+01:00July 2nd, 2012|Categories: Food & Wine, London, Offal, Restaurants, Travel, Wine & Spirits|3 Comments

At 40 Maltby street in Bermondsey, a team of British lads has created an exciting eno-gastronomic destination. The space beneath the railway arches does double duty as a cavernous wine warehouse and a wine bar. Visitors may purchase bottles from Gergovie Wines to take away. But those in the know […]

22 04, 2012

Antep, Taking Savory Breakfast to A Whole New Level

2017-02-17T15:18:18+01:00April 22nd, 2012|Categories: Antep/Gaziantep, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Offal, Restaurants, Travel, Turkish Cuisine|4 Comments

If this doesn’t look like breakfast to you, you should probably sleep in. Im no stranger to a savory breakfast. My daily morning routine in Rome consists of a slice of pizza bianca from Roscioli or rossa from Forno Campo de’ Fiori. But this week in Antep, Şemsa and I took things to a whole [...]

10 04, 2012

What An Offal Week It's Been

2017-02-17T15:18:40+01:00April 10th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Istanbul, Offal, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Travel, Turkish Cuisine|3 Comments

It’s weeks like this that I am glad I don’t have a doctor’s appointment looming on the horizon. A routine cholesterol check would certainly turn up lethal levels brought on by obsessive offal consumption. But what can I do? It’s baby goat and lamb season and I couldn’t possibly squander the precious springtime slaughter. While [...]

5 01, 2012

Rome For Foodies Dining App (Finally) Released

2017-02-17T15:21:21+01:00January 5th, 2012|Categories: Culture, Fish, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Gelato, Jewish/Kosher, Meat, Offal, Pizza, Pork, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Sweets & Dessert, Travel, Wine & Spirits|25 Comments

I can hardly believe I’m writing this. Rome For Foodies, my first native app for iPhone, iPad, and Android smart phones, has just been released and is now available on iTunes and the Android Market (feedback appreciated!!!). The process was hellish, with more delays, sleepless nights and panicked Skype chats with my developers than I [...]