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Morgan Hines

Morgan Hines is a New York City-based contributor for Appetito. She loves learning about and experiencing Italian cuisine and culture. Morgan is a full time reporter at PhocusWire and also contributes to Hotels Above Par, Women’s Wear Daily, Footwear News, etc. She was previously a full time reporter at USA TODAY and holds degrees from Columbia University and Georgetown University. Follow her on Instagram and TikTok at @MorganEmHines. 

Gluten-Free Cannoli Brownie Bites

Finding tasty gluten-free desserts can be challenging, but that’s about to change. Make these cannoli brownies from Lindsay Grimes’ groundbreaking new cookbook Something Sweet for an Italian-influenced gluten-free treat.

February 28, 2024

Rao’s and Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila Introduce Pasta Alla Tequila

The model turned mogul Kendall Jenner partners with Rao’s Homemade sauce to create a new riff on pasta alla vodka with her 818 Tequila brand.

February 16, 2024

How to Make Rubirosa’s Famous Tie-dye Pizza

Our correspondent heads to the Manhattan hot spot to learn how to make a heart-shaped pie for Valentine’s Day, and comes away with a pizza recipe you can try at home.

February 8, 2024

Italian Restaurants for Galentine’s Day in New York City

Move over Valentine’s Day. Here are options for NYC restaurants to celebrate female friendship amid the Cupid-themed festivities.

February 8, 2024

Rose-shaped Ravioli for Valentine’s Day

TikTok and Instagram personality @dannylovespasta is racking up the views with his take on rose-shaped ravioli. Here, he discusses the viral dish and shares a recipe from his cookbook.

February 6, 2024

Something for Your Sweetie: Valentine’s Day Girly Gift Guide

Fashion, skincare, and accessories for that special someone—an Appetito Gift Guide for Valentine’s Day.

February 5, 2024

Amaro Montenegro’s M+M Cocktail, a Worthy Winter Sip

Want to fight the winter chill? Here’s how to make Amaro Montenegro’s M+M Cocktail, combining an Italian spirit with Mexico’s famed spirit, mezcal.

January 30, 2024

Barilla’s Heart-shaped Pasta Returns for Valentine’s Day

The boxes of heart-shaped noodles are gracing shelves and at Nordstrom restaurants ahead of Valentine’s Day, while Barilla is also offering a chance to win a “Ring-a-toni” jewelry set.

January 29, 2024