Category Archives: Osteria

osteria di valerio & al

Despite living a few blocks from Osteria for two years (and routinely returning to the area┬ásince moving), and always on a personal quest for really good Italian food and willing to try just about anything, I’ve never made it to Osteria. There’s no good answer as to why. I’ve never heard anything negative about the […]

q & a with chef steve schimoler

Still on a high from my meal at Crop Bistro the other night, I quickly called upon Chef Steve Schimoler, the taste master/inventor responsible for our mouth-watering and memorable meal, for a Q & A. 1. What are the top 5 spices every home chef should have? Several types of salt, whole black peppercorns for […]