In the Florentin neighborhood in southern Tel Aviv is the unfussy but magical Levinsky Market—a five-block stretch of spice shops, delicatessens, bakeries, dairies, fish stores, and other food purveyors that represent the city's present, past and probable future.
Some of the best fish we've ever eaten is caught by the Cape Cod Commercial Hook Fisherman's Association, a group of 1,000 or so New England fishermen founded in response to the depletion of marine life due to overfishing.
The Italian anchovy sauce colatura di alici lends a deep umani flavor to this pasta dish from chef Justin Smillie of Manhattan's Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria. This recipe first appeared in the iPad edition of our Jan/Feb 2013 issue along the article Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria.
This recipe is inspired by rosl, a Jewish specialty from the Ukraine that calls for pickling beets in brine. The sweet, spiced beets are seasoned with orange zest and mustard seeds, and make for a delicious accompaniment to roast meats or fish.