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Guest Post by Nayomi Munaweera. Sri Lankan cuisine is a rich and complex blend of flavors. It consists of rice or another staple—hoppers, pittu or string hoppers—served with a minimum of five curries. I describe it as a marriage between Ethiopian and Thai. Of course, some South Indian dishes are similar, but what most Americans think of as “Indian” is North Indian and in my […]

Prova means “to try” in Italian. It also refers to the period of time it takes for dough to rise. The double meaning is appropriate for Chelsea’s new pizza haven, which occupies a spot on Eighth Avenue where two restaurants in the past two years have failed. “The third time is the charm,” says Francesco Settanni, refilling my wine glass. He winks. “We’re trying.” New […]

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