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 [...]

21 03, 2016

On the Hunt for Roman Style Pizza in NYC: Sullivan Street Bakery

March 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Join me and Conde Nast Traveler for a visit to my friend Jim Lahey's Sullivan Street Bakery for a peek at what makes his pizza rossa the best in the city! You can check out the first installment in this series here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOAwHEXjkks

12 03, 2016

On the Hunt for Roman Style Pizza in NYC: Marta

March 12th, 2016|1 Comment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lkQGf2QfE0 The March issue of Conde Nast Traveler features Tasting Rome and a fun (if brief!) Rome guide by me and my pal Mario Batali. As part of their book coverage, CNT asked me to track down Rome-style pizza places in NYC. Here's the first installment, a visit to Marta in Manhattan’s NoMad neighborhood where [...]