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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. 

Dante’s Spiced Cranberry Spritz is a Perfect Winter Drink

Elevate your celebrations or simply warm up for the night with a spiced cranberry spritz. Famed NYC bar and café Dante shares their recipe here.

December 28, 2023

A Mezcal Negroni Offers Tradition With a Twist

Mezcal replaces gin in the traditional Negroni recipe, supplying an energy boost and a slight flavor variation that’s hard to resist.

December 26, 2023

Get to Know the Select Spritz

The Select Spritz, also known as the Venetian Spritz, is a great year-round aperitivo. Here's how to make it.

December 7, 2023

Michelin Guide Ceremony: Chicago’s Daisies wins Green star, NYC’s Torrisi earns 1 star

Last night, the Michelin Guide announced its stars for 2023 at a ceremony at Spring Studios in Manhattan. Here are the Italian restaurants that earned or kept stars.

November 8, 2023

How to Make an Aperol Spritz

The iconic Aperol Spritz is refreshing, easy to make, and a "perfectly balanced" drink. Here, a brand representative shares its history and explains the technique for how to make it.

October 24, 2023

Cacio e Pepe Lasagna: A Via Carota Classic

The famed 10-layer cacio e pepe lasagna from Rita Sodi and Jody Williams of I Sodi and Via Carota, the perpetually in-demand Italian restaurants in NYC’s West Village.

October 11, 2023

Try These 6 Italian-ish NA Cocktails for “Sober October”

Looking for ideas of how to drink NA Cocktails for a Sober October, Italian-style? Here are six drink recipe ideas, hold the alcohol.

October 10, 2023