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

John Mariani | Posted 10.20.2014 | 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 10.18.2014 | 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 10.16.2014 | 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 09.22.2014 | 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 09.22.2014 | 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 09.15.2014 | 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 09.02.2014 | 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 08.28.2014 | 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.

Stay Fresh or Die

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

Don't think that what once made you successful will always make you successful. Embrace change. Do what it takes in order to stay fresh. If you don't stay fresh, you will die -- much faster than you ever thought possible.

The Cuisine of Abruzzo: Easy to Love, Not So Easy to Describe

David Rosengarten | Posted 10.06.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

We are living through a boom era for Italian regional cuisine, all around the world.

Dining Out in London, Part Two

John Mariani | Posted 10.04.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

The food at BB has its own marvelous heft, characteristic of the best French bourgeois cooking.

The Best Barbecue Sauces You've Never Heard Of, From Europe

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.01.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

A sauce has the power to transform the simplest grilled seafood or chicken into an event.

'Italy's Best Chef' Talks About Inspirations and Evolution

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.28.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana is approaching its 20th year, but the res...

Passion

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

If you're thinking of starting a restaurant, you need to sit down and ask yourself: "Do I really have what it takes to succeed? Do I love food and making money enough to make these things my life?"

NY's Il Punto Serves Out Of The Ordinary Southern Italian Cuisine

John Mariani | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

So many chefs make pasta with bottled squid ink, but you can taste that Mermolia does it the old-fashioned way.

How To Make The Perfect Summer Dinner... With Chickpeas

Laura Kumin | Posted 08.27.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

This dish can turn a stressful day into a relaxing evening with barely any effort at all.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Mixing Grains For Pasta With Great Flavor And Chew

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Even with an aggressively flavorful sauce this is a grain experience, and a delicious one at that.

A Feast Of Truffle Delights

Jose Martinez | Posted 08.17.2014 | Taste
Jose Martinez

By all means, feast on these bad boy mushrooms while you can.

Chef Nick Anderer's Favorite Roman Restaurants

Fathom | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Since the conception of Maialino, I have made nearly half a dozen "research" trips to Rome in order to freshen up on the food scene. These are my favorites.

The Beauty Of Italian Cuisine And Its Intricacies

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

The very existence of a national Italian cuisine is frequently called into question.