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.
The Familial Influences of Chef Michael Hanna
Chef Michael Hanna of St. Vito Focacceria shares the inspiration of his Italian roots in the American South.
What I Learned during a Year in Italy
Our Editor-in-Chief reminisces about his Italian adventure 20 years later.
A Fast, Easy Recipe for a Delicious, Healthy Salmon Oreganata
Our Editor-in-Chief shares his favorite variety of a classic Italian dish, a fast salmon oreganata recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes.
The Dietary Benefits of Ceci con Sarde (Chickpeas with Sardines)
A registered dietitian weighs in on the health benefits of combining chickpeas and sardines in a dish we call Ceci con Sarde.
The Limonata Stand at Song’E Napule as a Symbol of Owner Ciro Iovine’s Spirit
The free, potentially-messy limonata doled out to New Yorkers at Song'E Napule is a Neapolitan-inspired gift on warm summer days.
Talking Cookbooks, Family, and Restaurant Life with the Scotto Sisters
Appetito checks in with Rosanna and Elaina Scotto, who have co-authored a cookbook inspired by their family's landmark NYC restaurant, Fresco By Scotto.
The Summer of Prosciutto at NYC’s Sistina Restaurant
A famed NYC restaurateur has brought a beloved Italian product over for the summer. Here are the details on a Prosciutto di Parma pop-up at Sistina Restaurant in Manhattan.
How to Make Chicken Cacio e Pepe
Our Editor-in-Chief takes a beloved pasta sauce and adapts it to a chicken dinner.
Dave Portnoy Is Launching His One Bite Pizza Festival in New York City
The founder of Barstool Sports is throwing a pizza party in Coney Island for 5,000 of his closest friends.