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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 USA TODAY and also contributes to Hotels Above Par. She holds degrees from Columbia University and Georgetown University. Follow her on Instagram at @MorganEmHines.

Celebrating? Try a Birthday Cake Negroni!

A Negroni with sprinkles? Aviation American Gin proposes a colorful spin on the classic Italian gin cocktail. Just add candles.

September 13, 2023

Where to Eat Italian During New York Fashion Week

Count on these 10 Italian restaurants to be among the hottest spots in the city during New York Fashion Week, which kicks off Thursday.

September 5, 2023

Making Pasta from Scratch: Five Tips from a Food Network Star

Chef and Food Network star Antonia Lofaso shares five tips for pasta making at home.

August 7, 2023

Where to Eat Italian During NYC Restaurant Week

It's Restaurant Week in NYC! The popular program with discounted prix-fixe menus at many restaurants around the city continues to grow, and is now much longer than a week. Here are the Italian restaurants to try from Summer 2023 Restaurant Week in NYC.

The Essential Italian Spices & Herbs for Your Pantry

Hadar Cohen Aviram, Executive Chef at McCormick, shares her must-have spices and dried herbs for Italian cooking and insights on what they can do for your cooking.

July 21, 2023

The Gluten-Free Pantry of a Famed Italian Chef

Chef Michele Casadei Massari shares his gluten-free must-haves in both his and your Italian kitchen.

July 12, 2023

How Chef Joe Isidori Ratchets up His Rigatoni alla Vodka

Appetito's contributor Morgan Hines can't forget the signature dish at NYC hotspot Arthur & Sons, so she gets the inside scoop and recipe from owner/chef Joe Isidori.

July 5, 2023

Elevate Your Negroni Sbagliato With Truffle Syrup

Appetito's Morgan Hines, with help from some cocktail experts, explains how Urbani Truffles and Mionetto Prosecco have raised the flavor profile of the ubiquitous Negroni Sbaliato.

June 29, 2023

Eataly’s Pistacchio is a Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Gelato Pop-Up for Summer

Eataly NYC Flatiron has opened its new pop-up gelato bar Pistacchio, in collaboration with second-generation gelato chef Patrizia Pasqualetti.

June 28, 2023