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Old 05-25-2012, 05:36 PM   #31
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I'm too poor to eat out. I am amazed at how much $ people spending eating out. But, I do eat well at home.
When I visited some friends in California, we went to Spago's for his birthday. He and his wife picked up th tab for ten of us at the table. The bill with liquor was well over $4,000. Just whipped out that piece of plastic like it was nothing. And that was not the only night we ate out. I wait until I have a coupon for Burger King. And then only get what the coupon allows. Only happens in the warm weather when I head up the street to sit at the beach. BK is right across the street. If I don't have a coupon, I pack something to take with me.

I don't enjoy eating out. I am such a slow eater, that just when I am getting to my veggies, everyone else is outside yelling "Taxi!"
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:47 PM   #32
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Thank you so much for your replies, loved reading them all.

Margi - I've been to Corfu once as a young gal with a gang of friends, everything about it was divine. I still love greek food. I also went to Cyprus which is very beautiful, great food too! (not a fan of greek wines though!).
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:50 PM   #33
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I am mostly a creature of habit so I mainly stick to Applebee's. But recently I went to a place called Buffalo Wild Wings. I don't care for wings but they had the best nacho's I've ever had. The service was poor but I'd go back for those nacho's...
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:32 PM   #34
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Buonasera GQ,

Firstly, interesting that you have mentioned Cyprus ... My younger daughter Nathalia and her husband have travelled there ( Greek side ) and absolutely are crazy about the Island of Cyprus.

I love Puglia, Italia ... it is my 2nd home ...

Greece: is a very extraordinaire mecca of divine epicurism and seaviews unsurpassed ... I was born and raised on the sea so I feel quite connected here too ...

Thanks for the note ...

I had lunched in Athens, at a Michelin star where the chef, Christoff / Christian was a disciple of Ferrán Adriá ... Stunning Meze ...

Have you been to Malta ? We were there last year for 4 days 3 nights ...

Kind regards.
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Old 06-01-2012, 09:12 AM   #35
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Pizza Napoletana Tradizionalmente Buona

To All My Colleagues At D.C.,

Neapolitan pizza, a long standing tradition in Napoli ... For those members who are planning a trip to Napoli, Italia, take this list with you:

DA MICHELE: Via Cesare Sersale 1 - 3
This is a modest pizzeria that has hardly changed in decades ... The super Condurro family Gents, a lawyer, an engineer and a university professor run it. www.damichele.net

BRANDI: Salita S. Anna di Palazzo 1 - 2
www.brandi.it

PORT´ ALBA: Native Neapolitians like to come by here early in the morning to order their minatures for lunch.

BELLINI: There is a selection of 40 assorted pizzas from which to choose.
www.ilbellini.it

TRIANON DA CIRO: This bustling 3 floor trattoria seats 450 people. The largest pizza created here is 60 centimetres.

These are five pizzerias in Naples, you do not wish to miss.

Have nice wkend.
Ciao,
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Old 06-02-2012, 01:56 PM   #36
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Greek Islands: Anafi & Paxti

Buonasera,

Has anybody over to the Greek Islands ? Which islands ?

Anafi and Paxti, are two islands possessing deserted beaches, gorgeous picturesque harbor ports, ancient cobblestone lanes for exploring and fabulous taverns for sipping and tasting meze prepared with local freshly caught fish and vegetables & herbs ...

ANAFI: Liotrvi Tavern - Hotel Apollon Village on Klissidi Beach

PAXTI: The Olive - Hotel Paxtos Beach

Have a lovely wkend.
Ciao, Margi.
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:30 PM   #37
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Montana's and East Side Marios are up there on my list! I also like Red Lobster.

But nothing beats chinese take-out, or a local donair shop.
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