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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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Writing Contest Winner Series: Meze-merized in Istanbul

December 21, 2010

Below find the forth entry in our writing contest winner series. We ran a writing contest last month, and among other prizes, the winners were awarded a short writing series on our blog! – ISTANBUL, TURKEY- Leaning over my friend as the plane tipped its nose in preparation for our… (more)
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A pre-turkey Turkish meal at Zaytinya

November 27, 2008

WASHINGTON DC, USA – In my family, we celebrate and share our various cultures through food. So, when we last visited DC, we selected Jaleo as a perfect restaurant to showcase my husband’s Spanish roots. Last night, however, my Greek uncle was in charge. So we chose Zaytinya. Zaytinya… (more)