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Tina Rondeau

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In search of the perfect Peking duck in Beijing

From the time of the Ming Dynasty, visitors to the city now called Beijing have feasted on roasted P

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A visit to Shanghai, the Mecca of steamed dumplings

Just as San Francisco’s iconic dish is cioppino, Kansas City’s is barbecue and Philly’s is che

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New England Fish Market: Clams and lobstah rolls

You know those big white trucks from the New England Fish Market that you see delivering seafood to

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Ocean Grill: For a spook-tacular dining experience

No restaurant in Vero comes even close to decorating for the holidays like the venerable Ocean Grill

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American Icon Brewery: Raise a glass to its popularity

When the American Icon Brewery opened a year ago in a hulking old building that had once been Vero

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Yellow Dog Café: Harvest Moon special a bone-a-fide deal

If you have never visited the Yellow Dog Café in Malabar, you want to head there in the next few we

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Pomodoro Grill: Delightful dishes have never been better

For going on a quarter century, we have been dining every couple of months at Pomodoro, an unpretent

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Inti: Still waiting for eatery to fulfill its potential

When a new restaurant named Inti opened almost a year ago just off Miracle Mile, we thought it had t

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First Bites: American Grill & Bar in South Square

Ever notice how when a restaurant closes, other eateries that follow in the same location frequently

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Chuck’s Seafood: Wonderful venue for fine, fresh seafood

It had been another sultry August day but still no rain when we arrived a bit after 7 at Chuck’s,

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Trattoria Dario: Top-notch for food, wine and service

In recent years, Trattoria Dario has gained a well-deserved reputation for consistently fine food

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Casa Amigos: Good authentic Mexican food nearby

For years, we’ve lamented Vero’s lack of a restaurant serving good Mexican dishes. But there