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Richard Martin

Richard is the co-founder, managing editor and publisher of Appetito. He is also co-author of the new books Preserved: Condiments and Preserved: Fruit, former U.S. editor of La Cucina Italiana, and he was editor-in-chief of the website Food Republic and the magazines Manhattan, Miami, and Complex.

Talking San Sabino with Angie Rito and Scott Tacinelli

The chefs behind West Village hit Don Angie discuss their brand-new follow-up, the seafood-centric San Sabino, and much more in this Appetito interview.

April 11, 2024

Dario Cecchini: The Appetito Interview

One of the world’s most famous butchers discusses his ongoing expansion, his philosophies about meat and restaurants, and his love of Tuscany in this exclusive Q&A.

March 28, 2024

Alex Guarnaschelli’s Easter Memories and Recipes

The star of multiple Food Network shows, including Ciao House, shares family memories of Easter and a few tasty menu ideas for salads and sides.

March 21, 2024

Chef John Tesar Opens KNIFE Italian in Dallas

The steak-centric chef behind KNIFE hones in on Italian food and drink at his new restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton Dallas, Las Colinas, with seafood, pasta, pizza, amaro, and, of course, steak.

March 20, 2024

Mezcal Unión’s Smoky Negroni

A smooth-drinking mezcal made from a mix of espadin and tobalá agave adds subtle, delicious notes to this Mezcal Negroni.

March 19, 2024

NYC Italian Food News: Barbuto’s Anniversary, Orange Wine, and More

Jonathan Waxman welcomes Marc Vetri to celebrate Barbuto’s 20th anniversary, Orange Glou wine shop hosts a pasta dinner, Rocco DiSpirito’s book tour stops, and more NYC Italian food and drink news.

March 19, 2024

Bambino Opens in Austin from the L’Oca d’Oro Team

An all-day pizza restaurant is now open in East Austin, from co-founders Fiore Tedesco and Adam Orman, with a full menu of pizzas, antipasti, cocktails and other drinks, and an emphasis on fair pay and benefits for employees.

March 19, 2024

Roscioli Attracts A-List Italian Chefs to NYC for Special Events

The hot SoHo offshoot of the famed Italian restaurant from Rome has quietly been offering pasta classes and special dinners featuring well-known chefs from Italy. Here’s what to know.

March 18, 2024

Chef Travel Diary: Forsythia NYC Team in Rome and Modena

Chef/owner Jacob Siwak of popular Lower East Side trattoria Forsythia explains why he runs annual staff trips to Italy and recounts the team’s recent excursion to Rome and Emilia-Romagna.

March 13, 2024