Category Archives: Italian

Frying Pan Lasagna with Mushrooms and Eggplant

Tweet I’m not sure what compelled me to make a lasagna in a large 3.5 quart pan, but I have seen a recent influx if single portion lasagnettes and thought, “why not make one of these, but in a pan.” … finish reading Frying Pan Lasagna with Mushrooms and Eggplant

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Mushroom Ravioli

Tweet   I am not entirely sure what compelled me to make ravioli, but I had some really nice mushrooms (chantrelle and porcini) and felt like going the distance. It may have been the video I had watched earlier in … finish reading Mushroom Ravioli

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Incognito Bistro – Where Italian Meets Scottish

Tweet During a recent dinner at Incognito Bistro, I learned that there is a large population of Italians living in Scotland — this was news to me. I had the privilege of trying a number of dishes from chef and … finish reading Incognito Bistro – Where Italian Meets Scottish

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Giano Restaurant and Wine Bar

Tweet I recently attended a dinner at Giano and was able to try a number of their classic dishes. Located in Alphabet City (or the East Village, however you want to refer to it), Giano boasts an indoor seating area … finish reading Giano Restaurant and Wine Bar

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“Spaghetti” and Meatballs

Tweet On the upper west side of Manhattan, there is a restaurant called Tolani. The restaurant serves a pretty wide array of foods from Spain, South Africa, Turkey and offers something for everyone. One dish in particular is the Vegetarian’s … finish reading “Spaghetti” and Meatballs

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Abbottega – A Roman Gem

Tweet I was kindly invited to try out Abbottega’s new menu, which includes a number of small plates which can be had for $11, or three for $25. Perfect for sharing over a bottle of wine for happy hour, or … finish reading Abbottega – A Roman Gem

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Polpo – London’s ‘Meatball Shop’

Tweet I have been hearing about Polpo, an Italian tapas restaurant in London, since the last time the Vegetarian was in the mighty United Kingdom. Polpo has a few locations (Soho, Smithfield and Covent Garden), along with a couple other … finish reading Polpo – London’s ‘Meatball Shop’

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