Pasqua is the traditional Italian Easter lunch that is celebrated all over Italy. It brings together family and friends to celebrate Easter and Spring.
Chef Guido Gilardoni is the head chef of Il Giardino, an Italian restaurant located at the Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Labor Day is almost here. This year, grill with an Italian flair. Try out some grilled versions of familiar Italian classics and really wow your friends and family.
Italian Saffron, or L’Aquila saffron, is one of the rarest spices on the planet. Its aroma and color are unmatched in terms of quality.
Pazzi Pasta in Brooklyn is taking a new look at fresh pasta. Unique ingredients, fresh grains and pasta classes. It all makes for a great experience!
Altamura Bread is a rustic bread from the Italian provence of Bari. Semolina Flour gives it a distinct texture, flavor and aroma that is unique to Italy.
Panini are the Italian comfort food. Veronica Lavenia’s cookbook shows readers just how to make traditional Italian bread and construct the perfect panini.
Everyone loves a good panino, whether it’s grilled, pressed or simply toasted. Here are five panini for Panini Month that are sure to inspire you!
Queens is on the rise and Venturo Osteria and Wine Bar is one of the reasons why. The restaurant places a lot of emphasis on seasonal, farm-to-table dining.
Caciocavallo Silano is a unique type of cheese from Southern Italy. With a unique flavor, texture and shape, it is a cheese you definitely must try!
Prosecco is experiencing a resurgence in the United States. Italian winemaker, Bisol Prosecco, is the pinnacle of quality, having a bottle for any occasion.
Every August, Italians all over the country go on holiday and celebrate Ferragosto. Time to join the fun and do what the locals do. Buon Ferragosto!
Sorrento Lemons are one of the most unique and flexible Italian ingredients. Available year-round, they’re robust enough to be used in a myriad of applications, from savory to sweet. They’re not just for Limoncello!
Summer is in full swing. Thankfully, our friends across the Atlantic have just the answer. Here are some Italian desserts to beat the summer heat.
Festa del Redentore is the biggest festival in Venice. Every year, locals and tourists alike celebrate with food, gondola racing and the largest fireworks show in the country. Come and be a part of this yearly celebration!
Midsummer festivals abound in Italy. La Festa di San Giovanni, Infiorata and the sunlight glowing in the Pantheon. It’s a magical time to visit.
Festa della Repubblica, or Republic Day, is a major national holiday in Italy; Independence Day. It’s a great time to visit and see Italy’s rich history.
Abboccato Italian Kitchen is the premiere spot for a pre-show dinner in NYC, featuring an authentic Southern Italian menu with daily, hand-made pastas.
For Mother’s Day, give your mom a break. Don’t let her cook. Instead, treat her to a special, Italian-inspired, menu; one she’s sure to love.
Italian Lardo, or Lardo d’Arnad, is the epitome of high-end Italian cured meats that can either be rendered for cooking, or served as an antipasto.
Avignonesi Winery is unique among Italian winemakers. It uses biodynamic farming techniques to produce flavorful, fresh and exquisite wines.
Tuscany has a unique way of teaching its tourists. Agriturismo lets visitors experience the delicious benefits of organically grown produce, first-hand.
Italy is known for its many festivals and celebrations. Vacation here during any of these spring festivals and experience a different side of the country.
Happy BLT Month! It’s high time everyone’s favorite sandwich got a makeover. This Italian upgrade to the BLT is exactly what the doctor ordered.
The White Truffles of Alba are the Rolls Royce of the food world. If you can get your hands on one of them you’ll enjoy a flavor and aroma unlike any other.
These Five Quick and Easy Italian Recipes are perfect for a busy weeknight.
New Haven is a true pizza town. Take the New Haven pizza tour to find out about many wonderful pizzerias and their menus!
Mad. Sq. Eats has come and gone for the season, so head to Broadway Bites for a bite of delicious food from amazing vendors until mid-November.
Farm-to-table. All-natural. Organic. All buzzwords being thrown around by restaurants and cooks these days, but even they might still be missing the point. Many parts of vegetables like their leaves or roots aren’t being used to their full potential; reserved for the compost pile. Its time for things to change. Every single part of the vegetable is usable and edible, and can transform any dish. It’s a celebration of using whole vegetables in day-to-day cookery. Come take a new look at some old friends.
Well-known blogger Lesley Tèllez’s new cookbook, “Eat Mexico,” is a love letter to authentic Mexican street food. It gives readers a glimpse of food that isn’t stylized, but raw and bursting with local flavor. “Eat Mexico” is your roadmap to fresh, authentic Mexican street food that you can make in your own kitchen.
Famed French baker Éric Kayser has launched his new book, “The Larousse Book of Bread.” Meant for the home baker, the book breaks down different techniques and recipes to enjoy in the comfort of your own kitchen. Now you can feel like you’re deep in the heart of France, without actually going there.
UrbanSpace’s Garment District has, once again, set up shop on Broadway. It runs until June 14 and has a smorgasbord of vendors and food trucks to choose from. Each vendor is unique and has a story to tell, so stop by while you can!
Most people may be getting ready for Cinco de Mayo celebrations on May 4th, but they’re missing out on the real party: Star Wars Day! Set aside an entire day for Star Wars themed costumes, food, drinks and marathoning those classic films all day long. May the 4th Be With You!
Pi(e) Day is here and any good math or pie lover is going to celebrate. Learn the history of Pi(e) Day and take a peek at Brooklyn’s best pie shop!