2 years ago | Cookbooks
When I moved to Florence to work on my dissertation, I knew that it would be a learning experience. While I knew that I would be delving into sixteenth century archives to search for clues about the Medici's shopping habits, I didn't realize that ...
2 years ago | Italian Cuisine
One of traditional decorating elements in Roman trattorias (besides the red and white checked tablecloths, uncomfortable chairs and over bright lighting) are framed photographs of "celebrity" clients. These can often date back decades and whether ...
Checking in on Francis Ford Coppola's New Italian Hotel: Palazzo Margherita, Basilicata + A Pasta-Making Video3 years ago | Food News
Getting the right people to run things in a new restaurant or hotel is key. And when you've got a world-famous director running things, you can bet he's gonna get his casting right the first time around. Francis Ford Coppola is no newbie to the ho...
3 years ago | Food in Pop Culture
There are movies where food has a starring role. And then there are times when eating is just another extra in the background. But when detail-minded Woody Allen shot his newest film, To Rome With Love, no morsel was left to chance. As with any It...