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21 06, 2018

Food of the Italian South Cookbook Now Available for Pre-Order!

2018-06-21T16:35:53+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Basilicata, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Puglia, Recipes|0 Comments

I have a few super exciting things to announce! First, Untitled South Italy Cookbook finally has a title: Food of the Italian South: Recipes for Classic, Disappearing, and Lost Dishes. The book also has a cover (focaccia!!!) and a publication date (March 12, 2019!!!). If it seems like a long time has passed since I [...]

19 06, 2018

Guide to the Best Gelato in Rome, Updated Summer 2018

2018-06-19T23:47:09+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Travel|40 Comments

Update: My guide to the best gelato in Rome was updated for the summer of 2018. In Rome, eating gelato is a year-round ritual, and since the temperatures have soared recently, the city is officially in high gelato season and I am on my 2-scoops-a-day diet. On that note, I think an update of my [...]

24 03, 2018

Where to Eat in Rome for Easter

2018-06-19T17:58:33+00:00 March 24th, 2018|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Rome & Lazio|1 Comment

UPDATED FOR 2018!- Pasqua (Easter Sunday) and Pasquetta (Easter Monday) are just around the corner. I can almost smell the whole lamb roasting away in the oven. If you are visiting Rome during Easter and aren't able to partake in the traditional Easter lamb feast in someone's home, don't fret! There are some delicious places [...]

4 12, 2017

Where to Eat and Drink in Rome During the Holidays

2017-12-17T07:51:44+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Rome & Lazio|55 Comments

UPDATED FOR 2017/2018! There is a widely held misconception that during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, Rome’s restaurants shut down and people who don’t have the luxury of eating at home are left to scavenge for food wherever they can get it. While one should expect some venues to be closed and many to [...]

20 11, 2017

Tasting Rome Ebook Sale Starts November 20

2017-11-20T19:33:04+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Press & Articles, Rome & Lazio|1 Comment

I know there's something special about leafing through a cookbook that cannot be replicated via digital media--not to mention it is incredibly gratifying to stain a book's pages with bits of sauce and guanciale fat. But that doesn't mean you should pass up the major Tasting Rome ebook sale that Clarkson Potter is launching today, [...]

4 11, 2017

Eating in Rome on a Sunday

2017-11-04T19:48:42+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|48 Comments

UPDATED FOR 2017: Every Sunday I run into the same predicament. I want to eat a really good meal out, but somehow during the week I've forgotten how tough it is to get a last minute table. Inevitably I scramble for reservations and try to accommodate my increasingly picky palate. Don't make my habitual error; [...]