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20 Traditional Christmas Dishes From All Around Italy

HuffPost Italy | Repubblica | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

It's not just about lasagna.

Skinny Lasagna Roll-Ups

Nancy Fox | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
Nancy Fox

These lasagna roll-ups are so delicious! They're such a cinch to make since they start with a jarred sauce.

Carbonara, We Love You

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.04.2014 | Taste

16 reason carbonara is the ultimate comfort pasta.

With Risotto, It's Never Too Late To Learn

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.26.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

With this single, simple enhancement -- stirring harder and faster -- you will find your risottos gaining the perfect consistency that is too often missing, even in restaurants.

A Talk With Fabio Viviani

Tara Solomon | Posted 11.25.2014 | Miami
Tara Solomon

The opening party for Siena Tavern -- in the iconic 404 Washington Avenue space on South Beach, former home of China Grill -- was one of those crazy, eclectic parties where you saw people you haven't seen for years.

How To Make Gorgeous Gluten-Free Meatballs

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

It seems like such a shame for someone maintaining a gluten-free diet to not have a meatball recipe to turn to.

Cooking Off The Cuff: In Venice, Salsa Doesn't Mean What You May Think

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This is one of those dishes that, on the one hand, tastes precisely of its ingredients: onions, anchovies, wheat and olive oil.

The 21 Best Italian Restaurants In America

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

There are certain places that make the rest quake in their Italy-shaped boots, and we're here to recognize them.

Tips For Dining Out in Italy

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 11.13.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

Not all Italian meals are red wine and spaghetti with meatballs--but if that's the closest you've come to an authentic Italian dinner, this cheat sheet will help you navigate Italy's varied dining options.

Let Food Be Thy Pleasure: How to Stop the Struggle Around Food

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste
Miriam Ava

Food is nourishment. Food is medicine. Food is pleasure. Drop the dogma around food. Paleo, vegan, low-carb, high-protein, gluten-free, vegetarian...

Take Your Truffled French Fries With a Grain of Salt

Maya Albanese | Posted 11.03.2014 | Taste
Maya Albanese

This is a boon for diners eager to taste the rich, aromatic shavings of this bulbous fungus on everything from filet mignon to french fries.

Healthy Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

I hope you enjoy this melt-in-your-mouth eggplant parmesan as much as we do!

This NYC Restaurant Reopened With Pizzas, Pastas, And Wonderful Rotisserie Dishes

John Mariani | Posted 12.20.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

With the wood-fired pizzas and a roaring rotisserie, the kitchen is put to the test at peak hours.

All That Moola: The History of 'Bucks' and Other Words We Use to Mean Money

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 12.18.2014 | Money
William B. Bradshaw

This covers many words used for money, although there are many more used less often. The exact history of "bucks" used for "money" is uncertain, but the leading theory, which seems likely, is that "bucks" came about as a substitute for money in the 1700s, when deerskins were a common medium of exchange for other items of value.

Columbus Day Is Done. Can We Talk?

Janus Adams | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics
Janus Adams

We can honor Italians for their music, their culture, the unsurpassed art and phenomenal food. But, does it really harm those who would do so if we also respect the Pietro Alonzo Ninos, Norsemen -- and (Ms.) Freydises too?

Foraging for the Past

American Food Roots | Posted 11.22.2014 | Taste
American Food Roots

In the nooks and crannies of even the most crowded city, a wealth of wild ingredients waits to be discovered -- and collected.

Obicà Opens Mozzarella Bar Flagship In NYC's Flatiron District

John Mariani | Posted 11.22.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

I almost never write about chain restaurants, but I've waited a long while for an Obicà to come to New York.

The 3-Step Pasta Dinner You've Got To Try

Posted 09.19.2014 | OWN

We found it! A brilliant one-pot meal that takes 10 minutes to prepare, cooks quickly and serves as many as eight people. And it's literally ready in ...

Dear Olive Garden, This Is Why You Need To Salt Your Pasta Water

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste

Bland pasta is a sad, sad thing.

Oy Vey! Look Who Brought Capers to Philly

American Food Roots | Posted 11.15.2014 | Taste
American Food Roots

South Philly is well known for its Italian food. But turns out Italians may not have been the first to bring the Mediterranean diet to the city.

Five Years Of Refinement Shows In Every Detail At NYC's SD26

John Mariani | Posted 11.02.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

I had not dined at SD26 in about 18 months, so I was delighted to find, on its fifth anniversary, the food is better than ever.

9 Ethnic Dishes That Aren't Recognizable In Their Home Countries

Thrillist | Posted 10.28.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

America has a storied history of taking the cuisines of other cultures and incorporating elements of them into its own... usually after deep-frying them.

Cooking Off The Cuff: A Fresher Way With Eggplant Parmigiana

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.20.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

When tomatoes are as good as they are at the height of summer, purity is a great asset.

Chic Casual: Trattoria Il Mulino

Loren Brill | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste
Loren Brill

Trattoria Il Mulino makes simple Italian just a touch cooler and more stylish than what you might be used to.

Isola Trattoria and Crudo Bar in a Romantic Greenhouse

Loren Brill | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste
Loren Brill

Isola Trattoria and Crudo Bar is one of the coolest restaurants and spaces in NYC. AWESOME glass ceiling. DELICIOUS menu. Truly, a unique find in NYC. Have your next date, bar drinks, dinner party or celebration here. Chic, classy, cool.