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The New Chipotle Is Here, In Pasta Form

Spoon University | Posted 06.24.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Meet the brains behind Pasta Flyer, the new gluten-free pasta restaurant.

The Best Slow Cooker Meatballs for Supper

Food Fanatic | Posted 06.18.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Having crossed the third trimester threshold, I have my panicked moments where I question my ability to handle one more baby or one more meal. Can I really do this? Then I plant my feet firmly in the kitchen and whip up a batch of meatballs. Yes, I can do this, one meatball at a time.

My Dad Is Always Right, Despite What My Mother Says

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 06.12.2014 | Parents
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

When I was a baby, my mom had a well-deserved night out with friends. Upon my mother's return, she found me fast asleep in a diaper held together by electrical tape. Hence my dad's parenting credo: You may not do everything perfectly as a parent, but as long as the job got done and no one got hurt, it's all good. And really, more than anything, I'm just grateful he used electrical tape and not a staple gun.

Milan's EXPO 2015 'Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life' Also Feeds the Mind

Claudio Bisogniero | Posted 06.05.2014 | Green
Claudio Bisogniero

Some events leave lasting impressions. I daresay that anyone who has visited Italy has returned with fond memories of their trip. Well, next year ther...

How To Get On Italy's Sh*t List

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

The proud people of the Boot are passionate about life, and can get passionately pissed off if you break any of the unwritten rules that define their world-celebrated, and oft-imitated, culture.

How to Learn a Language Without Burnout

Sonia Gil | Posted 05.28.2014 | Education
Sonia Gil

Ever since I founded the language-learning company, Fluenz, I have gotten countless questions about learning Spanish, French, Chinese and other langua...

Meet the Anti-Mediterranean Diet

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

There's much to be said for the so-called Mediterranean diet -- diets low in red meat and high in fish, nuts, vegetables, beans and heart-healthy fats like olive oil. But if that's the diet you want to eat, you certainly aren't going to find it at "Italian" chain restaurants in America.

How To Properly Salt Your Pasta Water

Food52 | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Food52

While you can certainly throw in a a few sizeable pinches of salt and leave it at that, let's dig a little deeper.

How to 'Shush' People in Different Languages

Thrillist | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

international infographic

Child K: A Hidden Horror of the Nazis

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment
Savas Abadsidis

I spoke to co-director Roberto DeFeo about the wrenching tale.

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Broccoli Polenta

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.31.2014 | Taste
Claire Thomas

Polenta is one of those hearty comforts -- warm, soft, and so buttery -- that even us non-Italians love.

Dear Family Whisperer: Help for the Culturally Challenged

Melinda Blau | Posted 05.20.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Families need to be with other families. A night out lets you enjoy adult interaction and allows your son to mix it up with kids his own age in a context outside of school.

The Only Meatball Recipe You'll Ever Need

Spoon University | Posted 05.18.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Flavorful and filling, these guys will give your local Italian joint a run for their money.

How To Make Easy Marinated Mushrooms

Food Fanatic | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Simple ingredients like garlic and garden-fresh herbs allow the mushrooms' flavor to shine.

With Many Irons in His Fire, Michael White's New Ristorante Is One of His Best

John Mariani | Posted 04.27.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

It would be easy enough to say that, like Alain Ducasse, Gordon Ramsay, Nobu Matsuhisa and a dozen other culinary celebrities, Michael White long ago ...

How To Make Delicious Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Food Fanatic | Posted 04.23.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

This eggplant parmesan recipe is flavorful and has the perfect crispy texture without the extra oil from pan frying.

OTP's Guide to Getting Laid in Italy

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Italy's a country of aphrodisiacs; Casanova himself got juiced on dark chocolate before bedding his conquests. Whatever you're inhaling -- be it truffles, Calabrian chilies, Chianti, oysters or salami -- chances are, it'll prime you for lovin'.

How To Make Better Weeknight Dinners

James Beard Foundation | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

Just because you worked late doesn't mean you don't deserve a satisfying, home-cooked dinner.

Asian Girl in the City: Broke to Baller

Michelle Won | Posted 02.09.2014 | New York
Michelle Won

I'm doing the New York experience from broke to ballers. I may be on the broke side, but I have a couple of friends on the baller side. Here is what I did this past week in the city and my recommendations for what you should do... if you can get in.

Celebrate Your Italianita!

Michael Carosone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Michael Carosone

As October comes to a close and the celebration of Italian-American heritage, culture, and history ends, I would like to make this poem my finale. I published it in 2008 in Avanti Popolo: Italian-American Writers Sail Beyond Columbus.

Foodie Perspective: Azul

Kait Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Kait Sawyer

The atmosphere is one that's quiet, with an intimate setting -- not the hustle and bustle of a standard resort restaurant and soft lighting from candles and outdoor tiki torches allow you to feel the island vibe without the overkill of kitschy leis or Hawaiian placements.

Do You Speak A Second Language? HuffPost Wants To Hear From You

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.26.2013 | College

HuffPost readers: Do you speak a second language? If so, we'd love to hear from you. We're currently looking to hear from college students, graduat...

Sweet Italian Tradition: Cast Iron Charred Peppers With Parmesan

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

All you need is a seasoned cast-iron skillet to give your peppers the char of a lifetime.

Pizzelle Cookies: Classic Italian Comfort

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Eat these plain, sprinkle with powdered sugar, slathered with nutella and made into a sandwich, or shaped into an ice cream cone.

Under the Tuscan Sun

Pam Townsend | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel
Pam Townsend

Why Tuscany? Well, first, there's the stunning countryside characterized by vineyards, groves of olive trees, and hillsides punctuated by tall, narrow cypress trees. Then there's the art. And of course there's the food and wine.