Today’s Eatosi ventures to one of the twin cities of Manchester, Amsterdam. Known for its tulips, canals, bikes, red light district and “cafe’s” did you also know that over 70% of bacon consumed in the world comes from, Amsterdam?! The town of Moore, Oklahoma was affected earlier this year by tornadoes which had swept across … Continue reading The Waffle House Index
Palmiro Togliatti had been shot. Italy’s leading Communist leader in the post war was a crucial figure of the day to day running of a nation. Whilst parliament was heavily controlled by the Christian democrats, the working class, the ones responsible for the re-birth of Italy were anything but. The country was economically desolate and … Continue reading When Bartali saved Italy… and cucina povera was born
French football was in the doldrums. Not since Michel Platini graced the field, had anyone come into the team that could be a match day winner. Of course, Eric Cantona was probably equal to the man as a footballer, more erudite as a poet for sure; but Cantona’s constant falling out with the football federation … Continue reading Les Blues sont Brulee!
The 1970s wasn’t an “easy” era. A decade’s worth of partying whilst high on anything available at the time meant that the 60s hangover was a real phenomena. England had been declared the sick man of Europe, America was entrenched in a forever going war in Vietnam, and Nixon did something that had to do … Continue reading When the 1970s shared more than Fleetwood Mac…