The Thursday night I spent in Paris will forever be imprinted in my mind as featuring one of the most delicious meals I’ve ever had – and by far the most delicious one I sampled in Paris the week I … Continue reading

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The weekend in Washington D.C. participating in the National Italian American Foundation’s 38th Annual Gala Weekend was a great success. If you missed it you missed out on some great italian food, beer, wine and goods. Mark your calendars for … Continue reading

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This coming weekend, the National Italian American Foundation will host it’s 38th gala weekend complete with many events and a celebratory dinner in honor of Italy and its 20 regions. Notable guests of the events are the American Ambassador to … Continue reading

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The reason I’m all to happy to constantly write about, think about and ultimately eat pasta is because it is for all intents and purposes a canvas. Bare and even virginal, it is just waiting to be imagined into a … Continue reading

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This week I treated my taste buds to one of my mother’s original pasta recipes using PDC’s vermicelli. All you need are 7 simple, wholesome ingredients: 3 lb little neck clams 500 g PDC vermicelli 1/2 cup parsley + 1/3 … Continue reading

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Just because I’m a blogger – generally creating recipes, talking about (other people’s) restaurants, writing about (other people’s events) – that doesn’t mean I don’t do some genuine, creative writing of my own! Lately I’ve been writing small Odes to … Continue reading

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Great news for us here in the United States, and NYC too of course! After testing the waters this summer, the TJX companies and Pastificio dei Campi are officially partnering up to provide Americans with the first opportunity to buy … Continue reading

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A major gastronomic highlight from this past weekend was the Taste Talks Food & Drink conferences curated by April Bloomfield of The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, Salvation Taco and other scrumptious restaurants. Though some tickets were pricey, ranging from $15 – … Continue reading

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Okay, okay. I know I’m in New York City but that doesn’t mean that I’m not going to give a nod to what’s going on back in Italy or at PDC HQ… Rome isn’t exactly PDC HQ – that’s in … Continue reading

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I’ve only been here a few days and I’ve already been so busy! Yesterday I spent the day as a wine pourer for Frederick Wildman & Sons’ annual portfolio tasting. I’ve never seen so much wine…have you? (Below is just … Continue reading

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