Foodsite Picks thru Feb 7
Marty Martindale

EAT N ABOUT  Vancouver, British Columbia on Canada’s west coast is a teaming city, Articles Since grayand this is a guide to her exciting spots and tasty places to dine.

ITUNES APP  Download this cooking app called “Oven Apprentice.”

NEW BELGIUM  Visit the home New Belgium Beer, shop and play games.

Menu Sampling  SPUNTINO WINE BAR,  Clifton NJ,

  • Porchetta Toscana
  • Branzino Crudo
  • Speck in Carozza
  • Duets of Soups
  • Gorgonzona, Apple & Walnut Bruschette
  • Artichoke, Pesto and Fontina Bruschette
  • Pistachio, Beet and Watercress Salad
  • Cannelini Beans with Arugula
  • Kale and Pecorino

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WHAT’S THAT SPECK? It’s From the 13TH Century, Expensive and Delicious
Marty Martindale

Speck is elaborately-cured ham. “It is the best-kept secret in the U.S.,” states Fabrizio Schenardi, Executive Chef, St. Louis’ Four Seasons Hotel. “It is produced in northern Italy and cut from the rear leg of a hog, cured with juniper and salt, cold-smoked over beech and maple and aged for at least 22 weeks. I love it, and the one I really love is from Sauris di Sopra near Udine, in the Friuli area. Continue reading