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Arts & Entertainment - July 6, 2012

The glories of Fair grub

Culinary journalist finds deep-fried adventure

by Deborah Grossman

During an Italian winemaker dinner in late June, I knocked down a "raviolo" at an elegant restaurant in San Francisco. This singular ravioli was filled with "dry-farmed, organic Comic pears and truffled foie gras." I heard the vintner describe Gavi, a white wine from Piedmont, hitherto unknown to me, which fit my next writing assignment.

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