Facebook. The necessary evil. I hate that I need it and that it is the absolute best way to get in touch with chefs and restaurants in Italy. Better than email and telephone you ask? Often, yes. Take the case of Metamorfosi, for instance. This fancy new restaurant opened less than a month ago in [...]
Update: See my 2012/2013 list here.
"Un'American ti Parla" is my new weekly column for the Italian food blog Scatti di Gusto. Check out my post on the American Academy in Rome's Rome Sustainable Food Project (in Italian) here.
Today I had big plans of eating a light lunch. I figured I would grab a soup and salad at Mia Market so I could indulge in a massive Thanksgiving feast pizza tonight. Of course my plans of healthy dining are always foiled, mostly by my insatiable urge to eat everything. Today’s saboteur […]
Italy is already well into its third millennium of wine making, so it’s not surprising that such an ancient beverage industry would influence the country’s newest—craft beer production. […]
Mezze maniche all’amatriciana at Roscioli. It took me a long time to come to terms with a critical dining fact in Rome: even at “the best” restaurants, not all dishes are created equal. Some can be excellent, some good, others terrible. And a restaurant need not be flawless in order to be considered beyond reproach [...]