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  • The Peaceful Path

    The Peaceful Path
    The kitchen at Collington Square School is closed. That’s not something a chef wants to hear right before teaching a cooking class for about 15 elementary school kids, but this setback doesn’t phase Ihsan Baha-Umbra Bey, or Chef Bey, as everyone calls him. With two griddles set up in the cafeteria, they will be “reverse-making pizza,” cooking the ingredients first and then warming the crust. The kids are quiet and attentive, their eyes fixed securely on Chef Bey.  
  • High Voltaggio in Power Plant

    High Voltaggio in Power Plant
    It begins with a wisp of a breadstick shot through with fennel seed. Brittle and hard between your teeth, it shatters with just a little pressure, tasting like taralli, that chubby Italian pretzel-like snack, though this version is much more lithe and...

    Parmesan Zucchini Fries

    Parmesan Zucchini Fries
    Crispy, salty French fries seem to be de rigeur in late-night diners, but, to tell the truth, I can take or leave regular French fries (sweet potato fries are different—I pretty much always take those, but they’re hard to find in most diners)....

    Roberto's

    Roberto's
    We first heard about Roberto’s from the Mount Washington Google group (City Paper’s 2013 Best Sometimes Racist Google Group) back in May. It seemed the place popped up in Mount Washington Village out of nowhere and was proffering pizza, but...

    Comings and Goings

    Comings and Goings
    •The Karzai family—owners of The Helmand, Tapas Teatro, and b. Bistro—know a thing or two about running a successful restaurant. So when they announced plans to open a new place in the former location of The Chesapeake, excitement was...