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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.