Category Archives: Approfondimenti

FIVE THINGS NO ONE WANTS TO SAY ABOUT ITALIAN CRAFT BEER

Italy’s beer scene is buzzing. “Italy Is Making Some of the Best Damn Beer in the World,” reads one headline. It is “Italian Craft Beer’s Time to Shine,” announces another. (Disclosure: I myself was an early contributor to this trend, writing a New York Times travel section cover story about beer in [...]
Read more

Expert on Italian food corrects some misconceptions

Olive oil isn’t usually served for sipping at a dinner. The meals Wednesday and Thursday at Antonio’s Italian Ristorante included small shots of silky oil. Mario Rizzotti, an expert on Italian food who has been an “Iron Chef America” judge on Food Network, urged those at the meals to swirl [...]
Read more

Foods for Celebrating an Italian Easter

The Christian holiday of Easter marks the day followers believe Jesus Christ returned to life. Christians usually observe the holiday with religious services in church. But Easter is also a time for families to get together and enjoy a special dinner with traditional foods. People in the United States come [...]
Read more