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Many of the artisan ingredients that are assembled to make the fabulous food of Tentazioni (reviewed in our last edition) can be picked up from their fine food delicatessen at The Circle in Shad Thames. After the success of his restaurant, Riccardo Giacomini opened the delicatessen, whose shelves glimmer with frutta mista (dried fruits in Sicilian...

The River

02/12/2013

Meet Riccardo Giacomini and Alessandro Cattani. The fortunate people of Shad Thames who have shared in the secret of Tentazioni will know the unique story of their extraordinary collaboration, their gentle modesty and their distinguished skills.

Grano describes its culinary style as "Modern Italian". If you are at all into dining out in Britain, or watch the wall to wall TV chef programmes you'll probably have some idea of what "Modern British"might mean. One wonders what, if anything, the average Italian who lives in Italy would understand by "Modern Italian"? In England, or at least...