About this blog

My mother was a great cook. My father loved to eat.
I am the Man from Pawtucket and this is my story. Here you will find a collection of observations, from Central Falls to Central Park, from Pawtucket to Paris, about Eating Well. Bon Appetit.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

A local trattoria






After visiting Fattoria Corzano e Paterno it was suggested we stop at Tratroria da Bule for lunch. When we arrived there were only a few tables filled but by the time we finished at 2:00pm the small restaurant we pretty much full. Apparently workers from Antonori winery frequent da Bule for lunch.

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Visit to Fattoria Corzano e Paterno






Fattoria Corzano e Paterno, San Cascian Val di Pesa

Very enjoyable visit today to this beautiful property about 15 miles from Greve in Chianti.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

"Lunch" at Officina della Bistecca
















We had an incredible lunch at Dario Cecchini's Officina della Bistecca in Panzano. The food, the setting, the staff, guests.... it was really a great Sunday "lunch".

The Menu:

The Star of the show:

Beef Tartar
Seared beef
*Bone-in Rib eye or Strip steak
Panzanese steak
*T-bone or Porterhouse steak

Garden vegetables with olive oil
Tuscan beans with olive oil
Baked potatoes
Chianti “butter”
Tuscan bread
Vittorio's wine
Olive oil cake
Coffee
Grappa Cecchini