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How To Order Your Espresso In Italy

Historical Caffè Florian in Piazza San Marco, Venice How To Order Espresso In Italy: Start With The Best. The First. If you want to learn how to order espresso in Italy, the best place to start is at the beginning: Caffè Florian on Piazza San Marco, Venice. The baristas at the Florian, as it is more commonly... {...}

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Neapolitan Pizza Prepped For UNESCO

Neapolitan Pizza Is Serious Pie Italy is over 850,000 years old, so it’s not too surprising that among its numerous UNESCO World Heritage List sites are entire cities like Rome and Venice.  Naples has the Piazza dei Miracoli (Piazza del Duomo) and the ‘Leaning Tower of Pisa’ listed. And for the 2017 Cultural Heritage List... {...}

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The Sacred Meatball: An Ancient Chinese Secret

The Sacred Meatball: Pious, Joyous …and Confucius? The sacred meatball. The origin of this simple recipe starts from one of the most sacred places on earth. Although Italy is often praised for creating our most cherished dishes, proper credit must go to ancient China for introducing meatballs to generations of families in different cultures throughout... {...}

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Crawfish Etouffee and Italian Meatballs? Buon Appetito!

Etouffee and Meatballs: Comfort Food When it comes to comfort food, nothing beats spaghetti and meatballs. When I’m craving something a little different, memories of my most recent trip to Louisiana comes to mind. There’s a restaurant in New Orleans that makes my favorite crawfish Etouffee. Etouffee comes from the French word  “to smother,” which pretty... {...}

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