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mariage freres tea

I have a bag of Marco Polo it was 100 gm, now maybe 85. If anyone wants it, I'm happy to donate. I'm a big fan of MF Smoked Earl Gray, but IMO Marco Polo is a mistake.

How things are made: near Rome


I'm very interested in manufacture of food as well, and am traveling to Rome in June. If you find anything useful in your travels, I'd appreciate a heads up.

My favorite experience thus far in similar pursuits, was a balsamic vinegar 'acetaia' in Modena - small, intensely interesting, and conducted in Italian with a lot of hand gestures.

Feb 09, 2011
Sushicat in Italy

Good food near W Hotel Lakeshore - well traveled business group would prefer to walk and looking for something really good and not too touristy

bumping this thread - may I ask if these are currently still correct and may I also ask for some more affordable options? Staying at the W Hotel Lakeshore, looking for ideas, usually happy to walk and/or take CTA. Also does Cafe des Architectes still do the Sunday to Tuesday bit - I don't see that or another prix fixe on their website (but maybe I didn't hunt it down yet).

I think I can afford a yogurt from Fox and Obel for breakfast on days when I will have time for lunch - and something more on other days. Need some special bargains and ethnic spots for lunch/dinner.

Also is there any agreement on where to get a good Chicago deep dish pizza?

Cafe des Architectes
20 East Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL 60611

Nov 05, 2010
Sushicat in Chicago Area

Champangne Vinegar in Van

The two stores in Vancouver with the best vinegar selections are: La Grotta Del Formaggio (Commercial and 2nd) and Parthenon (Broadway a few blocks west of McDonald). Les Amis has a good selection of higher end vinegars.

La Grotta Del Formaggio
1791 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N4A4, CA