When you’re far from home, distant connections don’t seem quite so distant anymore. I guess everything is relative. Eliza and I joined a couple of frogs for dinner one night during our stay in Milan. There was Rebecca, a former frog Austin intern (originally from Brazil) and there was Ben, a designer from frog San Francisco. Both of them were doing stints in Milan. We began the evening as acquaintances. By the end, it was friendship. It was nice to find friends so far away from home.
The restaurant was Osteria del Treno, apparently known for their association with the Slow Food movement. It was very meaty.
This pasta involved some sort of anchovy sauce. Very salty. Every time I look at this photo, my mouth waters at the memory.
Beef cheek. Even for me, this was a massive serving of meat. I had to say basta before I could get through it all.