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A New Restaurant Brings Authentic Piedmontese Cuisine to NYC

John Mariani | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

As far as I know, NYC has only two true Piedmontese restaurants--the venerable Barbetta, opened in 1906, and the brand new San Carlo Osteria Piemonte....

Italy's Overwhelming Love of Craft Beer

Brendon O'Brien | Posted 08.11.2015 | Taste
Brendon O'Brien

Grab a Cantillon 2010 Lou Pepe Gueuze and pair it with the housemade cheesecake topped with raspberries reduced in a framboise from the same famed brewery. The owner, Nino, and his staff have a firm motto they stand by: 'No Crap on Tap.' More and more Italians are living by it.

Truffle Hunting in Alba

Erica Firpo | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Erica Firpo

A few weeks ago, I headed up to Alba in search of the ​tartufo bianco​, that coveted white truffle so hidden in the hard dirt of the Langhe region that finding even a small one is like striking gold, the edible kind.

The Wines of Elvio Cogno, A Beautiful Expression of BaroloWine

Mary Orlin | Posted 04.04.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

This past summer I spent four days in Piedmont, the northern Italy wine region famous for Barolo and Barbaresco.  I wanted to understand the Nebbiolo...

A Skewed Realty Reality, In Northern California

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 03.05.2014 | Money
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

According to Forbes magazine, the highest median home price in the nation is $6,665,231 in Zip Code 94027 in Atherton, just north of the Silicon Valley.

The Road to Bra: Delicious Discoveries at the Top Cheese Festival

Valerie Gurdal | Posted 10.13.2013 | Taste
Valerie Gurdal

"Dangereuse Curves" announced the sign as Ihsan swung the car around the gut-wrenching turns, making our way up the Swiss Alps to our appointment. We were meeting a raclette producer.

New Direct-to-Consumer Channel for Top European Wines: VinConnect

Richard Jennings | Posted 08.14.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

VinConnect is a mailing list to purchase wine, and get news about events, tours or tastings, directly from Borgogno, Clos de Tart and/or Pégaü. And this is just the beginning.

Make Your Own Signature BBQ Sauce: A Taxonomy of America's Regional BBQ Sauces

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

Barbecue has evolved along disparate paths around the nation, led down these trails by the racial and ethnic immigrants who settled there. Indeed, barbecue sauce is a cultural phenomenon.