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1 06, 2021

Where to Eat & Drink & Shop for Food in Rome in 2021

2021-06-02T14:31:37+02:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|44 Comments

Updated June 1, 2021, the day some places in Rome are opening for the first time in 9 months and others are welcoming indoor dining once again, increasing their capacities and therefore potential revenues. If you are planning a visit to Rome, please keep in mind how fragile the restaurant business is right now. It's [...]

16 05, 2021

Italy is Reopening to US Travelers: What to Know Before You Go

2021-05-18T22:37:05+02:00May 16th, 2021|Categories: Travel|4 Comments

For the past 6 months or so, Delta has been offering COVID-tested flights for essential travelers only between the U.S. and Italy. During this long and successful trial run, travelers who had a negative PCR test 48 hours (or 72, depending on your source!!) before departure, and tested negative at the departure AND the arrival [...]

18 04, 2021

Listen to the Latest Gola Podcast Episodes and Become a Patron!

2021-04-18T14:32:33+02:00April 18th, 2021|Categories: Food & Wine|0 Comments

On a sweltering day in August 2018, Dr. Danielle Callegari and I launched the Gola podcast on Italian food and how it connects to history, culture, and society. Since then, it has been a never ending joy to connect with Danielle, who is truly the smartest human, to spotlight themes, producers, and foods we love. Over [...]

16 04, 2021

Bring Italy to Your Home Garden Courtesy of the Gusto Italiano Project

2021-04-18T13:06:20+02:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Markets|1 Comment

If you've ever grown your own produce, you already know this: nature is mind blowing. Growing anything at all seems like a small miracle. Especially when it comes to the vast and varied (and variegated!) radicchio family. This past fall and winter, it was emotional to sow and tend the seeds, harvest the plants, then [...]

3 04, 2021

Involtini alla Piazzetta: A Recipe for Easter from the Heart of Campania

2021-04-03T14:49:09+02:00April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Food & Wine, Meat, Naples & Campania, Recipes|0 Comments

  Most Easters I am on the road. I love visiting farms and friends in rural parts of Italy for the long holiday weekend. Since we are firmly in the "red zone" until after Easter wraps up, I'm staying put in Lazio but already dreaming of 2022 when I hope to spend Pasqua in one [...]

20 01, 2021

Italian Eating Club and Other Virtual Italy-Inspired Experiences

2021-01-20T06:05:32+01:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Recipes|0 Comments

  Amici! I miss traveling and eating in Italy with all of you. And so, while we're still all online, I'm excited to announce KP's Italian Eating Club, a virtual community hosted by DEMI where we can all connect through our shared love of all things Italian. The interactive group chat is an ongoing food/wine/booze/cooking party. In the club, we [...]