/Naples & Campania
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|9 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 [...]

13 10, 2017

Caseari Cautero Wine, Cheese, and Salumi Shop in Naples

2017-10-13T16:20:54+00:00 October 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 [...]

28 02, 2015

Italy’s New Wave Pizza

2017-02-17T15:15:52+00:00 February 28th, 2015|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Travel|2 Comments

For centuries, pizza in Naples - indeed, across Italy - was meant to be a cheap fast food. It became such an ubiquitous phenomenon that many pizzerie have managed to skate by on sub-par ingredients, quick doughs and low-quality toppings. Only recently has pizza in Naples and beyond entered a new era. Call it third-wave [...]

10 11, 2014

Forgotten Flavors, Found in the Alto Casertano

2017-02-17T15:16:06+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Categories: Carbs, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Travel|5 Comments

Speeding down the A1, the Italian traffic artery playfully dubbed “The Motorway of the Sun”, we exited at Santa Maria Capua Vetere, slowing our pace to navigate the series of increasingly curvy roads that led to our destination, Agriturismo Le Campestre, an agriturismo buried deep inside Campania’s Alto Casertano […]

14 08, 2014

50 Kalò, Ciro Salvo’s New Pizzeria in Naples

2017-02-17T15:16:09+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Press & Articles, Travel|2 Comments

Competition among Naples’ historic pizzerias is fierce and for decades, institutions have reigned, attracting loyal admirers with their cheap pies and no frills atmosphere. But recently, the preeminence of the city's long established pizza joints is being challenged by a new crop of pizzerias seeking to transform the humble native dish into a gourmet product [...]