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Posts by Anya von Bremzen

The Art of Grazing: Snacking Through Europe
Enough with epic sit-down dinners. T+L food critic Anya von Bremzen is on the move—snacking along with all of Europe. The chef has prepared a degustation... Read More
For the Love of Pasta
Spaghetti, tortellini, gnochetti, fusilli—they tell the story of Italy. I learned my pasta basics decades ago from an old woman named Filomena. Learned t... Read More
Neighborhood Guide to Istanbul
Where to go now—neighborhood by neighborhood in Istanbul. On my first visit to Istanbul, in the mid 1980’s, donkey carts still trundled across the iron G... Read More
Italy's Best Pasta, Region-by-Region
Campania Pastificio Gentile, Gragnano (pictured). Book ahead for a pasta demo followed by a meal of Signora Maria’s celestial fusilli and homemade preser... Read More
Istanbul's Newest Bath House
Ah, the eternal Istanbul conundrum: a pummeling at a historic, no-frills hammam such as Cağaloğlu, or a luxurious steam at a modern hotel spa. Ayasofya Hü... Read More