Monthly Archives: May 2011

Non Solo Lesso

As luck should have it, my friend Leo happened to be in Milan while we were there. Leo lives in Shanghai, so this was a pleasant surprise, to say the least. When he suggested dinner at a restaurant that was “known … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Tourists Like Milan?

For one, a lot of it looks like this:

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What is Wrong With American Food?: Antica Trattoria della Pesa

I’m not afraid to generalize. What’s the point of travel if you don’t reflect on the little things that make us different? So here’s an odd thing about the Milanese. They won’t give you specific restaurant recommendations. They’ll send you … Continue reading

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Hey Milan, Here Come a Couple of Dumb Americans

In Italy, you’re not supposed to order cappuccino after breakfast. Luckily, we knew this rule before we arrived. What we did not realize, however, is that there’s a rule like that for everything. At least that’s what it felt like to us. … Continue reading

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More Mexican, Please: Zandunga

I am obsessed with queso fundido. Zandunga, a hard-to-pronounce Mexican restaurant on the East side has some of the best in town. As befits a hard-to-pronounce restaurant, theirs features huitlacoche. Tiger Prawns “A La Diabla” are seriously spicy. Carnitas in … Continue reading

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Taqueria Arandas #3

Some days, you need some Taqueria Arandas. In our case, flautas and the torta milanesa.

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