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All In for Olive Oil at Zaytinya in Washington, DC

January 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – From skincare to cuisine to religious ritual, olive oil is the darling of the Mediterranean. Behind nearly every enviably glowing complexion and tasty dish of the region is a bottle of the good stuff. So, what better to name a pan-Mediterranean restaurant than for the green-tinted… (more)
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A proper Sunday supper by way of the Mediterranean at Lucques

June 6, 2011

LOS ANGELES, USA – After a trip to the farmers market on Sunday morning, I often have visions of fixing a market-fresh Sunday supper that will incorporate all that produce, close out my weekend on a relaxed and nourishing note, and provide me yummy leftovers for the week ahead. It’s… (more)
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Kebobs fit for a sultaness at Ravagh Persian Grill

February 11, 2010

NEW YORK, USA – I didn’t exactly plan to get on an Iranian kick, but somehow I’ve managed to enjoy all things Iranian lately. I’m in the middle of Azadeh Moaveni’s book Honeymoon in Tehran, which is a pretty interesting read so far and has me ready to pick up… (more)