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Andrew Cotto

I am the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Appetito magazine. I like Italian food & drink, a lot. I am also an award-winning novelist and a regular contributor to the New York Times. More about my work can be found at Home – Andrew Cotto.

Burn Your Fingers with Lamb Chops Scottadito

Our Editor-in-Chief shares his method for preparing the Roman classic Lamb Chops Scottadito which is perfect for grilling season.

June 3, 2024

Frankie “Spice” Morelli on his MOBB Cookbook & Diet

Our Editor-in-Chief talks with Frankie "Spice" Morelli about his MOBB Cookbook & Diet and its themes of health, redemption and mercy.

May 29, 2024

Old Fashion Cafe Brings Modern Italian Cocktail Culture to NYC

Appetito introduces brothers from Puglia, master mixologists and bar owners, who have brough Italian cocktail culture to NYC.

May 1, 2024

Talking Amaro with Ana Rosenstein, CEO of Amante 1530

Our Editor-in-Chief talks with Ana Rosenstein, CEO of Amante 1530, an exciting new amaro brand in the aperitivo space.

April 30, 2024

Appetito Interviews the Incomparable Rachael Ray

Our Editor-in-Chief has a candid conversation with Rachael Ray on her new cooking show and a whole lot more.

April 30, 2024

Appetito Review: Imarku 16-Piece Knife Set

Our Editor-in-Chief reviews the Imarku 16-Piece Knife Set and finds them as exceptional as they are affordable.

April 19, 2024

How the Talented Italian Alessandra Mai Vinh Eats in America

Verona-born model/dancer/choreographer, Alessandra Mai Vinh, shares with Appetito her experiences with food as an Italian in America.

April 9, 2024

A Stuffed Leg of Lamb Will Add Flavor to Your Easter

Here's the Easter recipe for stuffed leg of lamb that our Editor-in-Chief prepared for his appearance on New York Living.

March 22, 2024

Shrimp Oreganata That Would Make Bubba’s List in Forrest Gump

This recipe for shrimp oreganata turns the butterflied shrimp into a sort of cutlet, then tops it off with a white wine butter sauce.

March 15, 2024