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For a creamier casserole, consider using an equal amount of queso fresco.
Bryan's Bowl, much like a Buddha Bowl, is a crowd favorite and includes your choice of meats or veggies with beans, rice, salsa, guacamole, queso fresco, crema, cilantro and either chips or housemade tortillas.
In 1912, an Italian archaeologist began to explore something spectacular in Pompeii: a two-story building graced with romantic frescoes.
Renowned throughout Europe for their colorful frescoes, buoyant ceiling paintings, and masterful prints, their patrons, including German and Spanish royalty, raised them to the pinnacle of Venice’s lively community of artists.
What to Buy: Flowers of every variety Open Sundays only A riot of color and fragrances greet visitors at this popular al fresco market that peddles thousands of flowers every Sunday.
In 2015, Park Hyatt Saigon brought al fresco dining back to the neighborhood at Opera, one of two restaurants designed by Japan’s acclaimed Super Potato at the 259-room property.
Today’s Peach State pups can happily roam the city enjoying everything from coffee shop dates to some seriously delicious al fresco dining (with special treats catered to the one of the leash, of course).
The exhibit includes items from ancient homes on the western hill in Jerusalem overlooking the Temple Mount—pottery, cooking pots, and pieces of fresco and stucco Roman-style murals.
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fresco and the Art World
The Italian word fresco means “fresh” and comes from a Germanic word akin to the source of English fresh. In the Renaissance, pittura a fresco, meaning “painting freshly,” referred to paint applied while the plaster on the wall was still wet, as opposed to pittura a secco “painting dryly,” in which paint is applied when the plaster was dry. In English, fresco appears earliest as part of the phrase in fresco; it does not appear as a noun referring to a painting until 1670. A different sense of Italian fresco, meaning “fresh air,” appears in the phrase al fresco “outdoors,” borrowed into English as alfresco and used particularly in reference to dining outdoors.
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