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Ari Rudess

Ari Rudess

Ari usually blogs about the surprisingly exciting restaurant scene around Wesleyan University, except when she's interning at the SE headquarters in New York, which has a couple more places to eat.

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  • Location: New York
  • Favorite foods: Japanese pickled vegetables, black cherry gelato, kalamata olives, brie, chocolate chip cookies, meringues
  • Last bite on earth: The perfect chocolate chip cookie. Gelato. Maybe some radishes.

Pastries, Pastas, and More: Snapshots From Lecce, Italy

Although Italy's food is well-represented around the world, many of the country's regional specialties remain relatively unknown outside their place of origin. Among them, a range of traditional dishes from Lecce that I've come to know and love. Though the city, located in the southern region of Puglia, is highly frequented by vacationing Italians, it has remained largely under the radar for American travelers. Check out some of Lecce's iconic dishes in the slideshow! More

Open Thread: Do You Eat in Bed?

I'm so with you, Niki! A pint of ice cream and a Netflix account and a bed are my idea of a good time, single or not. Real women eat in bed!

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