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The Perfect Valentine's Destination: Olive Garden

Juliet Kaufman | Posted 02.12.2016 | Comedy
Juliet Kaufman

Valentine's Day is coming up yet again--the holiday devoted to love, candy, and the pressure to do something creatively romantic if you're in a relati...

An Italian Chef Reveals The Secret To A Perfect Homemade Pizza

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 02.12.2016 | Travel

Italians will search for months for the place to enjoy a perfect pizza with friends. There are those who prefer them with a thick crust, Neapolita...

4 Italian Recipes That Are Entirely Black And White

La Dolce Vita | Jessica Kane | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel

PARSLEYED PAPPARDELLE WITH CAVIAR (Serves four) 250 g (8.8 oz) flour 2 eggs and 1 yolk25 g (0.9 oz) fresh parsley1 small jar caviar (or l...

4 Easy Italian Pasta Recipes To Make For Lunch At Work

La Dolce Vita | Jessica Kane | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel

Italians’ style and passion for pasta manages to make its way into the office. The secret to their success? All kinds of pasta should be coo...

Where The Locals Eat Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner In Rome

La Dolce Vita | Jessica Kane | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel

Rome is not Milan. Moving from one part of the city to another can take hours (no exaggeration, just try). So here are some tips for a top notch b...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Making the Most of Winter Tomatoes

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.03.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Upon returning from a trip, Jackie and I generally have pasta as our first home-cooked meal. It isn't a question of deprivation (it happens even after we've been to Italy) but of a wish to return to cooking at its most domestic.

You're Cooking Your Pasta All Wrong, Here's Why

Thrillist | Posted 01.19.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile @dannosphere Credit: Perry Santanachote/Thrillist One of the first meals any clueless college student learns to make is pasta...

Miami: Sleeping, Dining and Playing Around

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

All it takes is one arctic blast of cold winter air to make travelers dream of warm weather. If your thoughts are turning to Miami, Florida, you're no...

Tales of Hunger: Food in Italy Between the Two World Wars

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 01.03.2016 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

My great-grandfather at the Trionfale market in Rome, circa 1933 Growing up in Italy in the 1960s, World War II was quite remote to me. Although I w...

The Most Perfect First-Date Recipe You Could Make

Frankie Celenza | Posted 01.05.2016 | Taste
Frankie Celenza

It's an idealistically simple marriage of Italian and Japanese cuisines. A seemingly strange combination that came to me during an extracurricular thought session I indulged in on a Sunday night many years ago.

My Grandfather's Name Was Al Capone

Allison Chawla | Posted 12.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Chawla

I am part Irish-American, part Italian-American and I have some Dutch and French blood running through me to top it all off. I grew up feeling the mos...

Classic Italian Soups That Will Last You Through The Week

D by La Repubblica | Jessica Kane | Posted 12.14.2015 | Travel

CREAM OF SPINACH AND LEEKS WITH LENTILS AND GINGER Serves four 600 g (1.3 lbs) spinach 2 leeks 1 potato200 g (7 oz) dried lentils rinsed in cold ...

Chef Lidia Bastianich: The Feast of a Lifetime

Lauri Lyons | Posted 11.17.2015 | Fifty
Lauri Lyons

Lidia Bastianich is renowned as one of television's most popular chefs, a restaurateur, and cookbook author. Today, she reflects on her journey, passion for food, and the expansion of her empire.

14 Weird Pizza Toppings Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.17.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Photo Credit: iStock / Thinkstock Would you pick up a slice topped with smoked reindeer? Pizza is a magical word. Say it to elicit slow nods, meani...

Eataly: Italian Food the Italian Way

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel
Renee Lo Iacono

When my friend in Milan took me to Eataly I was initially surprised to discover that he wanted to show me a grocery store, however, after a walk thr...

Puglia: Italy's Land of Plenty!

Layne Lieberman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Taste
Layne Lieberman

Otranto by the sea Puglia, the heel of Italy, is one of the most splendid regions in southern Italy, and in my opinion, the world. That's because it...

17 Italian Street Foods You Need In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste

Image: The Huffington Post Creative Labs It’s no secret that Italy has America beat when it comes to homegrown cuisine. From creamy carbonara t...

Top Italian Comfort Food Spots in Los Angeles

Gina Hall | Posted 11.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

The marriage between Italian eateries and comfort food is a blessed one and will continue to be for better or for worse. When it comes to the following three L.A.-based spots, it is definitely for the better.

The Truth About Pasta

Celia Kaye | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

On the heels of the low-carb diet emerged the gluten-free fad. Pasta, which is generally made with wheat flour, was widely deemed "bad." Now some are ...

Food Heritage: Why Culture Matters

Mansal Denton | Posted 11.17.2015 | Taste
Mansal Denton

Food is the life blood of maintaining culture and understanding how this came to be in America can help you to find your roots and let it guide you more intelligently.

Skinny Lasagna Soup

Nancy Fox | Posted 10.20.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

It's so hearty, delicious and makes a wonderfully satisfying, main course soup. It has all the fabulous flavors of a meat lasagna and loaded with vegetables.

Off the Beaten Track, NYC's Il Principe Has High Style

John Mariani | Posted 10.19.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I would have thought more attention to the few occupied tables would be paid so that I wouldn't have to ask the waiter to come over or ask if the wine I ordered was going to come before I finished my appetizers.

The 16 Best Pizza Shops In America

Thrillist | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Liz and myself and a few members of our inner pizza cabal have traveled around the country, sampling all the different beautiful iterations of pizza we have in America and picking the 33 best. Some of them are legendary repeats. Others are bold newcomers. All of them are delicious.

Since 1919, a Stellar Standard for Italian-American Cuisine in NYC

John Mariani | Posted 09.29.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I would put Mario's pizza up against any in NYC. After all, they've had ninety-six years to perfect it. Its crust is perfection, the corona wonderfully crisp but chewy and charred, the mozzarella bubbles up, the sauce has subtle seasoning, and the scent of just enough basil is dreamy.

LA Pecora Bianca Serves Pastas Wholly New to NYC

John Mariani | Posted 09.15.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The risotto, made with Vialone rice, is vibrant green with peppery pesto and bright red with a sweet tomato reduction ($15). This is not a place to find clichés like penne alla vodka.