Some places to eat, drink and shop for food in the US.
One of the many perks of a 22-city book tour includes never being hungry. As I criss-cross the United States and Canada, I get to explore all sorts of incredible regional North American cuisine, cocktails, and craft brewing. Aside from a few sad airport breakfasts, I have been loving the food on the road and [...]
Tasting Rome came out three weeks ago and we are already going into our second printing! If you haven't already snagged a first edition, now's the time! And if you are already own Tasting Rome, we are giving away 6 bonus recipes. Just head on over to the Clarkson Potter site by April 21 and [...]
Photo from Alain Elkann Interviews. As if to reinforce just how rare such an occasion is, Chef Chris Behr has chosen Monday February 29 to serve a delicious American menu at Litro in Rome's Monteverde district. A native of New Jersey, Chris is the head chef of the Rome Sustainable Food Project, an initiative founded [...]
Photos: Lizzie Munro for PUNCH Thanks in large part to the success of the two titans of the category, Campari and Aperol, and their associated cocktails, Italy's red bitter liqueurs are experiencing something of a boom. Both new and established brands are finding a market in America thanks to pioneering importers and enthusiastic bartenders. For [...]
Craft beer lovers of the Tri-State Area: come hang out with me in Philly August 8 and drink some Italian craft brews at Alla Spina! We’ll be pouring some fun beers and serving Rome-inspired snacks from 4:30-7pm. Entry is free–just pay as you go–and no reservations necessary! […]
Join me and the team from Philly's Rome-inspired restaurant Amis for a very special dinner on February 18. Chefs Brad Spence, Ned Maddock and the crew are butchering a whole lamb for the feast and beverage director Steve Wildy will be pouring amazing beer, wine and liquors from Lazio. I'll be curating the meal and [...]