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.
How Family, Marriage, and a Celebrity Inspired Chef Anthony Scotto
Anthony Scotto, Owner and Executive Chef of two Nashville restaurants, shares his culinary inspirations born in New York City.
Eating with Danilo Gallinari: An Italian Basketball Player in America
Appetito chats with Danilo Gallinari, a veteran NBA player from Italy, about his experiences with food in America.
Cacio e Pepe Becomes a Trend
Looking for a way to make your dish extra-delicious? Why not cacio e pepe it! The combination of pepper and cheese drives a range of recipes beyond the famed Roman pasta preparation. Here are six to try.
Chicken Scarpariello, the Shoemaker’s Dish
Our Editor-in-Chief shares an Italian adage and the recipe for a tangy chicken recipe that is great for winter.
11 Great Burgers at NYC Italian Restaurants
Chefs at Italian restaurants are applying their techniques and fine ingredients to create some of the most elegant burgers in NYC.
Let’s Make Easy Baked Ziti!
Our Editor-in-Chief shares an expedited version of this forno classic, baked ziti, that has a less-is-more emphasis in every respect.
Roasted Root Vegetables, Italian-Style
Our Editor-in-Chief shares his recipe for roasted root vegetables with an Italian twist that is perfect for a winter meal.
An Italian Ode to an American Classic, the Hamburger
Our Editor-in-Chief tackles the towering offerings at a new Italian burger joint in NYC, Cantiere Hambirreria.