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Hazan Family Favorites: A Cookbook Review

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

A great cookbook is like a good friend: it is ever-present, reliable and trustworthy, offering unequivocal pleasures, comfort when comfort is needed, joy in the everyday.

Italian Cooking

Will Levitt | Posted 07.07.2012 | College
Will Levitt

In time, Italian food would go from relative obscurity to become the first ethnic cuisine largely adopted and prepared in American homes.

Barter, Food, and Recession in Italy

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 07.02.2012 | Food
Fabio Parasecoli

Many Italians might be forced to go back to the Mediterranean diet that their parents and grandparents were relieved to abandon during the decades of economic growth. It's unclear how these developments will affect the local food culture.

Makeover Your Takeout: 10 Ways To Order Healthier Pizza, Pasta And More

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living

No matter how often you opt for whole-grain breads, cook whole-wheat pasta at home or make your own loaded-with-veggies pizzas, there are times when o...

Obika Mozzarella Bar: Celebrate Italian Style in Century City

Scott Bridges | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

At first glance, Okiba Mozzarella Bar might not appear to be an authentic Italian experience. But look past that and you'll discover that the food is as real as it gets.

A Roman Spring

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Do as the Romans do, and whip up a spring-inspired feast, a menu that teases the most out of spring's vast bounty. Buon appetito!

Decoding Italy’s Menu Mysteries

Lonely Planet | Alison Bing | Posted 08.27.2012 | Travel

The search for common ground between food lovers and weight-watchers, bargain-seekers and luxury-lovers ends in the most unlikely place: Italy. The co...

The Kosher Baker Discovers 'Ugliest Dessert You'll Ever Love'

Linda Watson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Food
Linda Watson

Pizza Ebraica, or Jewish dessert pizza, can be expensive if you buy all the ingredients just to make it. But as Paula suggests, it can be a super-thrifty way to use up the bits and scraps of dried fruit and nuts in your kitchen.

Italian Jewish Food: Between the Global and the Local

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 06.11.2012 | Food
Fabio Parasecoli

A few years ago, I decided to celebrate a Jewish friend's birthday by cooking a special meal: the whole menu was composed of Italian Jewish recipes.

PHOTOS: Two New Dining Discoveries In Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

A look at new (and classic) restaurants in Paris, including some unexpected finds!

Astoria Characters: The Soup-to-Nuts Storyteller

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Giuseppe Viterale never starts or ends the day without a cup of espresso. He fires up a little gas burner, spoons in the ground coffee and puts the aluminum one-cup pot atop the steady blue flame. "This is like a religious ritual for me," he says.

The Daily Meal's 20 Best Restaurants In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.25.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

What factors make any given restaurant that much better than another? In a country with so many great eating places to choose from, seeking out the be...

6 Baked Pastas

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

There's something beautiful about a pan of baked pasta. It's hot. It's cheesy. And it has that crusty cap crowning the top of it, the accessory that mere bowls of pasta can't match.

Travel Channel Premiere: Slice of Brooklyn

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

"Viewers will get to see all the amazing foods, neighborhoods and visual beauty of Brooklyn and truly understand why our company slogan is 'Manhattan? FUHGETTABOUDIT!'"

WATCH: A Pizza Tour Of Brooklyn

Posted 03.07.2012 | Travel

A Travel Channel special airing Wednesday night takes a closer look at Brooklyn, and in particular, two of its most beloved pizza emporia. A Slice ...

Fresh Pasta With Arugula

Rosie DeQuattro | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Rosie DeQuattro

One of the best uses I've found for arugula is in a recipe I first tried back in 1993. The recipe is in one of Paticia Wells' first cookbooks called, "Trattoria."

Discover Sicily With Us

Olivia Ware | Posted 04.22.2012 | Food
Olivia Ware

We were mesmerized by the richness of colors, aromas and noises while walking through the food stands and shops -- fried foods, Sicilian pizza and focaccia, voices yelling to promote their products and offering a taste.

PHOTOS: Finding Little Italy In Bangkok

Jenna Scatena | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Jenna Scatena

During a recent stay in Bangkok, around week five of my travels, I felt summoned elsewhere. I needed some good, traditional Italian food.

Sunday Brunch at Malibu Country Mart

Scott Bridges | Posted 04.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

In Malibu, the low 70-degree temperatures during this mild winter create the perfect environment in which to enjoy a Sunday brunch outdoors. And the place to do it is Tra di Noi.

A Grand Tour Of Italy

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Today, we're taking you on a culinary Grand Tour. Here are nine recipes from the regions of Italy -- from Sicily to Lombardia, Tuscany to Veneto. Buon appetito!

100 Italian Culinary Words And Phrases

Food Republic | Posted 03.18.2012 | Food
Food Republic

If you haven't eaten your way across Italy yet, consider the advice of someone who has. Italian food varies dramatically from region to region, but you can rest assured that you will find pasta, wine, espresso and gelato wherever you go.

The Health Perks Of 8 Italian Foods

EatingWell | Posted 03.16.2012 | Healthy Living

Check out these eight essential ingredients of Italian cuisine, compiled by EatingWell's editors, that you should add to your diet.

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic | Posted 03.14.2012 | Food

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

6 Cheese Questions For 'Top Chef All-Star' Fabio Viviani

culture magazine | Posted 03.13.2012 | Food
culture magazine

Most people will recognize Fabio Viviani from his appearance on "Top Chef," where his charisma and unparalleled cooking style made him a fan-favorite on Season 5.

20 Great Pizza Spots

Food Republic | Posted 02.28.2012 | Food
Food Republic

Everyone has their favorite pizza place, whether it's the dollar-slice joint serving up saucy cardboard (hey, you don't need to defend yourself) or the brick-oven spot that's so hot right now you couldn't get a perfectly charred pie if you waited two hours.