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Difference between: Jamón and prosciutto

It was requested of me to do a Jamón Serrano versus prosciutto post, but in doing my research, I discovered there’s actually another subcategory of Jamón besides Serrano we’ll have to delve into.

In short, the difference between Jamón and prosciutto is really the difference between Spanish cured ham and Italian cured ham.

prosciutto being cut

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Family style dinner at Bucca di Beppo

Last night the fiance surprised me with dinner out, and we went to a family style Italian place, Bucca di Beppo – it reminds me of Augies, another family style restaurant, that burned down a few months back; I do believe they’re rebuilding it.

One thing I liked a lot about Bucca di Beppo is that it is a rather large establishment, but they divide it up into separate dining areas, so it gives the feel of a smaller, more intimate restaurant.

Check out the ceiling over our “room:”

Photo credit: Alan Nudi

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