31 10, 2017

Rome’s Artisanal Gelato Shops Continue to Grow

2018-06-27T20:19:25+02:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Gelato, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|6 Comments

When Carapina's only Rome location closed earlier this year I was sad for two reasons. First, I loved the clean flavors at this Florence-based gelato shop. Second, I was afraid its closing signaled that the artisanal gelato bubble had burst. It's been 4 years or so since all-natural gelato had its moment. The peak was [...]

16 10, 2017

The Artful Baker Cookbook Giveaway

2017-10-19T23:48:56+02:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Istanbul, Recipes, Travel|47 Comments

Every book is an inexplicable miracle. So much work, stress, time, drama, doubt, hyperventilating, and money go into just writing the damn thing it's amazing any books get written at all. After this exhausting process, most cookbook authors hand their labor of love over to a team of editors, designers, photographers, food stylists, and printers [...]

13 10, 2017

Caseari Cautero Wine, Cheese, and Salumi Shop in Naples

2017-10-13T16:20:54+02:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Travel|2 Comments

Naples, you guys. Have you been? I'm totally obsessed with Italy's beautiful, decaying, lively metropolis. I won't dwell on the city's bad rap, which is largely undeserved, but I will say that if you visit the city with someone who truly loves it (Fiorella from Vesuvius vs Pompeii, for example, is such an awesome guide [...]

24 09, 2017

Budget Dining in Rome, 2017 Edition

2017-09-24T12:58:11+02:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|36 Comments

UPDATED FOR LATE 2017: In the past week I have gotten quite a few emails from travelers and abroad students inquiring about budget dining in Rome, so I thought now would be a good time to share some tips. My previous posts on the subject are way outdated, so here is a brand new list [...]

16 09, 2017

Tasting Rome Talk at Google

2017-09-16T15:09:04+02:00September 16th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Food & Wine, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Jewish/Kosher, Offal, Rome & Lazio, Travel|0 Comments

Last month I spent a couple of weeks in the Bay Area for work, mostly to shoot my next cookbook with the very awesome photographer Ed Anderson and the super incredible food stylist George Dolese. Even though #UntitledSouthItalyCookbook is pretty much complete, the Tasting Rome tour continues! While I was out west, I was lucky [...]

14 09, 2017

Where to Drink Cocktails in Paris

2017-10-03T18:59:12+02:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Cocktails, Paris, Travel, Wine & Spirits|0 Comments

In May, Imbibe Magazine sent me to Paris to report on the city's cocktail culture. Over the course of five days, I tried nearly 30 bars (I hope to overcome the lingering hangover some day), including institutions like Harry's New York Bar and The Hemingway Bar at The Ritz (neither did anything for me, but [...]

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