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Ottoman Cuisine: Balloons of Empire

We celebrate things in many ways. We throw parties with drinks and music, put on special displays of skill, or create something to commemorate the moment. But through all this, one of the universal symbols of celebration is a balloon. … Continue reading

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Porteno: Meat worship

The red-hot embers create a focal point, almost altar-like in its construction. Around it, four beasts are splayed on blackened metal, sacrifices to the flames. This is Porteno, a temple to flesh and fire. This Argentine restaurant in Surry Hills … Continue reading

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