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Even by Romanian standards, Iaşi doesn’t qualify as Southern. The nation’s second largest city, celebrated for its longstanding support of art, culture, and higher education, is sited near the northern end of the Moldovan border.

But Iaşi is today making an appearance in The Food Section because it’s covered by Alex Enășescu, another journalist who received a Substack Local grant to support his publication’s launch.


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