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SLOW FOOD FAST LIFE

SLOW FOOD FAST LIFE

In the last post, Asparagus Kilometer Zero, I described the important themes of Milan Expo 2015 on food and sustainability.  And I set out to tell you about my favorite exhibits. I managed to get through the first – about the wonders and potential of vertical farms in...

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STARVING IN ITALY

STARVING IN ITALY

In the last post, I noted that if you can afford a panino, you can afford a ticket to La Scala. But sadly, not everyone can afford a sandwich. I thank my favorite 11 year old Brooklyn for this post. When Brooklyn first heard about my blog, she googled Starving for...

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OH JUST ONE LAST THING

OH JUST ONE LAST THING

You may have noticed I sometimes find it handy to stick additional bits of information at the end of a post with  Oh, Just One Last Thing. Sometimes the last bit is directly related to the topic of the day. Other times, it's just one more thing I have in mind to say....

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LA BELLA FIGURA

LA BELLA FIGURA

In the Comments Policy, I’ve urged you to keep la bella figura in mind when posting comments. I should explain what I mean when invoking this quintessentially Italian trait. La bella figura is one of the most widely known of Italian expressions – and also one of the...

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