/Interviews
23 12, 2016

How to Write (and Sell) a Cookbook Proposal

December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Interviews, Rome & Lazio|3 Comments

If there's one thing in life that I know I am very good at, it is procrastination. Today, instead of filing an overdue story or typing up notes from a recent trip to Irpinia, I'm turning my attention to a post that has been sitting in my drafts folder since fall 2014. Publisher's Marketplace had [...]

12 02, 2016

Armando Al Pantheon in Rome

February 12th, 2016|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Interviews, Press & Articles, Restaurants, Restaurants in Rome, Rome & Lazio|Tags: |3 Comments

Claudio and his cookbook, which recounts the history of Armando al Pantheon through recipes. Claudio Gargioli is in his kitchen six days a week, buttoned into his graphite hued chef’s coat, occasionally emerging to greet regulars. You can see him from the dining room, moving around a broad iron stove, tossing pasta in warped aluminum [...]

3 01, 2015

The Imbibe 75!

January 3rd, 2015|Categories: Food & Wine, Interviews, Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio, Travel, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

I am so excited to be included in the annual Imbibe 75 Issue: The People, Places & Flavors Shaping the Drinks World! Pick up the Jan/Feb issue of Imbibe Magazine (on newsstands now) or follow this link for a peek. You can find my 24 hour guide to Rome online here.

28 11, 2014

The Tiber River’s Last Eel Fishermen

November 28th, 2014|Categories: Culture, Interviews, Rome on a Budget|4 Comments

Cesare and Alfredo Bergamini have been fishing for eels in the Tiber since 1947. Now 74 and 77, respectively, the brothers learned the profession from their grandfather. In post-war Rome, they shared the water with other eel fishermen–and a great deal more eels. But falling eel stock caused by pollution coupled with spiraling profitability due [...]

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