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27 02, 2019

Pre-Order a Signed Copy of Food of the Italian South

2019-03-11T05:03:14+02:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Press & Articles|1 Comment

Food of the Italian South is coming out in exactly TWO WEEKS! I can hardly believe it--especially because I handed in the manuscript and shot the whole thing in August 2017. Well, on March 12, 2019, FOTIS will be released into the wild and I CANNOT WAIT for you to read it. I will also [...]

27 06, 2018

Where to Eat & Drink in Rome

2018-06-27T22:34:29+02:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome Dining Advice|38 Comments

With a city nicknamed Caput Mundi—Capital of the World—it’s only natural that Romans are accustomed to seeing their home as unrivaled in matters of history, culture, and food. And while it's true that traditional local cuisine holds a sacred place at the table, the Rome is hardly impervious to change. The city’s classics, from carbonara to [...]

21 06, 2018

Food of the Italian South Cookbook Now Available for Pre-Order!

2018-09-11T06:32:46+02:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Basilicata, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Puglia, Recipes|13 Comments

I have a few super exciting things to announce! First, Untitled South Italy Cookbook finally has a title: Food of the Italian South: Recipes for Classic, Disappearing, and Lost Dishes. The book also has a cover (focaccia!!!) and a publication date (March 12, 2019!!!). If it seems like a long time has passed since I [...]

31 08, 2017

Focaccia Pugliese Recipe

2018-08-06T03:30:23+02:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Pizza, Puglia, Recipes|1 Comment

Just as Naples is the capital of Italy’s thick-rimmed wood fired pizza pies, Bari and its surrounding Pugliese towns are home to a beloved regional flatbread, focaccia. This high-hydration, olive oil-rich dough is baked in cast iron pans at places like Panificio Fiore on Strada della Città in Bari Vecchia. The pan is drenched in [...]

22 06, 2017

A Pizza Crawl of Rome For Lucky Peach

2017-06-22T22:20:28+02:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Rome on a Budget|4 Comments

I really, really love pizza. Deeply. So you can imagine my joy when Lucky Peach asked me to document a pizza crawl of Rome for them, highlighting my favorite pizzas and styles. I was equally excited to collaborate Gabriele Stabile, a photographer whose work I have enjoyed for years. Gabri and I spent many hours traversing the city and ate over a dozen [...]

3 02, 2017

Gabriele Bonci To Open a Pizzeria In Chicago

2017-03-16T13:37:42+02:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: America, Carbs, Food & Wine, Pizza, Rome & Lazio|10 Comments

Gabriele Bonci at Chef's Club by Food & Wine When Rome's premier baker Gabriele Bonci hosted a pizza making workshop at Sullivan Street Bakery in NYC a few years back, chefs and bakers flew from across America to attend. On that same trip, Bonci and I hosted a way-beyond-sold-out dinner in Brooklyn, [...]

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