The EATORIALIST: BREAD IS NOT DEAD, SULLIVAN STREET BAKERY

I kneaded to meet Jim Lahey. The owner of Sullivan Street Bakery (oddly no longer on Sullivan Street after a split with his partner many moons ago and a move to Hell's Kitchen and a newly minted outpost in Chelsea), proprietor of the pizza-centric restaurant and cookbook author,...

The MAPPETITE MILE: AMSTERDAM TO THE NINES

In Amsterdam"s city centre, turn off the tourist thoroughfare that is the Leidsestraat to take your time in the "Nines".  You"re in for a game of engagement with the board-of-sorts formed by the 9 streets connecting the Prinsengracht, Keizerstraat,  Herengracht and Singel canals.  Tic-tac toe?...

The EATORIALIST: WHEN THE FOOD GAMES ARE GENERAL ADMISSION

What to do with the queue? The once genteel world of making a reservation has long gone by the wayside in New York City.  In London the No Reservation Policy ("NRP") is beginning to take hold.  Many of the new "hot" restaurants bring price and inventiveness...

THE MAPPETITE MILE: ON TO MARYLEBONE

Oxford Street, the old one that is, packs in Olympic shoppers even on non-Olympic summer days. This year on this high street of high streets that stretches from the Marble Arch to Tottenham Court Road, the very black-clad burqa gals from steamy-hot Middle Eastern lands...

THE EATORIALIST: KEEP IT COOL POPS!

Will do with a grapefruit PopSorbetto from the Italian-edged popbar: icy-sweet tart sorbet-on-a-stick that's perfect for a steamy-hot summer day. popbar, 5 Carmine St. http://www.frontlinesms.com/2015/04/06/levitra-professional-online-buy-uk/ (@ 6th Ave.), New York City, tel. 212.255.4874 [caption id="attachment_3275" align="aligncenter" width="112"] GRAPEFRUIT POPSORBETTO[/caption]...

THE EATORIALIST: ASPARAGUS MEET SAMPHIRE, WELL HOW DO YOU DO?!

[caption id="attachment_3259" align="aligncenter" width="112"] A ""SIDE" AT NOPI[/caption] A different day, a different side.  We found bliss at casino online our recent visit to NOPI where samphire (a seaweed meets Broccolini briny-edged veggie) was well paired to asparagus topped with some shavings of Pecorino. They...

THE EATORIALIST: 16 EATS MOMENTS 4 LONDON 2012

With so many medal winning meals in London it's hard to choose. Ah, the "Eathletics" of it all. Here's a sampling of 16 for 2012. [caption id="attachment_3245" align="alignleft" width="150"] ROASTED PORK, PIZZA EAST[/caption] Start the food relay on Portobello Road with an English classic at George’s Portobello Fish Bar...

The EATORIALIST: Attention All Olympic Scones….

Fall into formation!!! LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS Opening Ceremony here we go, go, go! [caption id="attachment_3165" align="aligncenter" width="112"] OLYMPIC SCONES   AT THE ALBION[/caption]  Albion Cafe, Bakery & Grocery 2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London 2012; ...

The MAPPETITE Mile: SHOREDITCH OLYMPIC EATS

Ah, the athletics of it all in getting to the Olympic games: the airports, the buses snarled thorough London's narrow medieval streets and the Underground, a web of subways burrowed underneath the city that, even on a non-Olympic summer day swells to capacity with locals...

The EATORIALIST: LONDON 2012, READY TO-GO?!

[caption id="attachment_3127" align="aligncenter" width="112"] COUNTDOWN LONDON 2012[/caption] Okay, you've got everything you need. The camera and smartphone combo with GPS and, just to play it safe your printed guide (better be a MAPPETITE!), a raincoat and an umbrella, though that could turn out to be a...

GELUPO GELATO, SOHO, LONDON

Get the scoop?? Then head to GELUPO for an artisan cup or cone and hit your cool spot at this top-notch gelato shop in SOHO, LODON. 7 Archer Street. www.gelupo.com [caption id="attachment_3079" align="aligncenter" width="112"] Gelapo Gelato[/caption] http://greatvines.com/accutane-mexican-pharmacy...

The MAPPETITE Mile: Greenwich Village, France

The Statue of Liberty, gift from the French, and the Washington Square Arch, modeled after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, are two of New York City's "French-est" landmarks. Then there is patisserie and boulangerie, the Napoleon and the baguette.  If a visit to Liberty...

THE MAPPETITE MILE: AROUND SLOANE SQUARE

Sir Hans Sloane, botanist, collector of curiosities and physician. Sir Hans Sloane, land baron and aristocrat.  The former is represented by a legacy to the British and Natural History museums, the latter by all the Sloanes: Square, Street and Gardens and, all the Hans': Street,...

THE EATORIALIST: BREAD IS NOT DEAD: IL BUCO ALIMENTARI

Professional pugilist (a veteran of the ultimate fighting circuit) turned artisan baker, Kamel Saci has quite the basket at Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria. [caption id="attachment_2736" align="aligncenter" width="150"] Wall-o-Bread, Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria [/caption] Rise to the occasion without any yeast for flavorful and crusty breads that follow...

THE MAPPETITE MILE: WELCOME TO BERMONDSEY, BABY!

  [caption id="attachment_2511" align="aligncenter" width="150"] A Graffiti Critter Hangs On Bermondsey Street[/caption] After some sketchy decades gentrification is inching away at the East End. While a pervasive cool has enveloped Shoreditch and Hoxton north of the River Thames, winds are now drifting south.  Can't find your way? ...

THE EATORIALIST: BURGERS GONE BERSERK, LONDON

No Mad Cow concerns at the DUKE OF WELLINGTON gastro pub. Lucky for that owing to their ELVIS BURGER - a double online viagra patty (each a huge quarter pounder plus) with bacon, cheese and  peanut butter (oddly, at just a smidgen, it adds a tasty...

THE MAPPETITE MILE: KNIGHTSBRIDGE ENVIRONS

Welcome to affluence central where Eurocrats, Expats, and Arabcrats make their mark along retail dense thoroughfares and posh restaurants nestled into gilded London environs. Be ready for a mash-up of Brits on weekend shopping sprees and the tourist hordes cramming the streets...

THE EATORIALIST: CHICKEN CHIPS!?!

We're all for poultry possibilities but you've got to wonder about these chicken crisps. The Brits, who often take big steps forward in the sustainable and localvore world take one step back with the "Sensation" brand roasted chicken & thyme flavored potato chips. ...

THE EATORIALIST: NORTH CAROLINA, NYC

TXIKIFEST - the annual spring festival hosted by TXIKITO restaurant in the alley behind it's kitchen - celebrates the arrival of Txakoli wine (talk about a refreshing pour) from the Basque Country in Spain.  The crisp white wines flow freely and are paired with...

THE EATORIALIST: A POOR POUR

First it was the napkins, horrid polyester that scratched and irritated the legions of adoring diners at JOSEPH LEONARD. Luckily those serviettes were put out of service following a fire that temporarily closed the restaurant but now, even with all its culinary coolness, there's another...