10 04, 2016

Tasting Rome Giveaway…And This Time It’s Global!

April 10th, 2016|82 Comments

I love giving stuff away but unfortunately the big Tasting Rome box giveaway (in progress until Monday at noon EST) was for US residents only. Sorry about that, but shipping food across national boundaries creates all sorts of messes! For those of you who want to get your hands on a complimentary first edition of [...]

6 04, 2016

Giveaway: Delicious Foods from Gustiamo and A Copy of Tasting Rome

April 6th, 2016|130 Comments

As promised, I will be rolling out a number of Tasting Rome giveaways -- I hope you're as excited about the book as I am:) First up, Gustiamo's Tasting Rome-themed box curated by yours truly. Gustiamo sources gorgeous products from artisans all over Italy and we have put together a box featuring: Extra Virgin Olive [...]

2 04, 2016

Tasting Rome In Bookstores Now! Giveaways To Come!

April 2nd, 2016|1 Comment

Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City was officially released Tuesday (I know, I know, I have been talking about the book for so long it's hard to believe it hasn't been out forever!). The two-year process (from proposal to publication) is finally over and now the fun really starts! https://www.instagram.com/p/BDtC-aDKHyd/ [...]

27 03, 2016

Piatto Romano, Cucina Romana in Testaccio

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Off all the districts in central Rome, Testaccio is the one best known as a bastion of local food culture--chalk it up to its ancient identity as a bustling marketplace for olive oil, its retired slaughterhouse, a lively produce market, and its many many restaurants serving the cucina romana. Rome-dwellers and visitors alike all have [...]

24 03, 2016

A Pizza Crawl of Rome For Lucky Peach

March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/embed/k3duXWm0pgQ I really, really love pizza. Deeply. So you can imagine my joy when Lucky Peach asked me to document a pizza crawl of Rome for them, highlighting my favorite pizzas and styles. I was equally excited to collaborate Gabriele Stabile, a photographer whose work I have enjoyed for years. Gabri and I spent many hours traversing the city and ate over [...]

23 03, 2016

Tasting Rome East Coast Book Tour

March 23rd, 2016|9 Comments

A mere two years after submitting the proposal for Tasting Rome (back in the day the working title was "Really Roman"), Kristina and I are about to release our cookbook into the wild. The official release date is Tuesday March 29, but Tasting Rome has already been spotted in a Parisian bookstore and I suspect [...]