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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.

Fossette Focacceria Opens in Washington, DC

Chef Mike Friedman tells Appetito about his newest concept, Fossette, the just-opened sandwich shop next to his original All-Purpose Pizza in DC’s Shaw neighborhood.

July 2, 2024

An Amaro Taste Test at NYC’s Carlotto

The year-old Italian restaurant in Manhattan’s Flatiron district has quietly built a noteworthy amaro program. Their VP of Operations and the amaro list’s curator, David Schneider, takes us for a taste test.

June 28, 2024

20 Things to Know About Prosecco DOC

National Prosecco Week is coming next week, which makes this a great time to freshen up your knowledge of the popular Italian sparkling wine.

June 19, 2024

Look Inside Massara, the New NYC Restaurant From Stefano Secchi

The acclaimed chef’s follow-up to Rezdôra, Massara focuses on the cuisine of Campania, with fresh pastas, roasted meats, pizzettes, and more.

June 18, 2024

Italian Food and Drink Gifts For Dad

This Father’s Day (or any day), give Dad the gift of Italian food, drink, and cocktails with these curated selections.

June 12, 2024

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024 Names Spain’s Disfrutar No. 1

Four restaurants in Italy made the list of The World’s 50 Best, which was announced at a ceremony last night in Las Vegas.

June 6, 2024

Silvano Marchetto, the Restaurateur Behind Da Silvano, Has Died

The famed NYC restaurateur who created one of NYC’s most famed celebrity hangouts passed away in Florence.

June 6, 2024

A Thirst-Quenching Summer Spritz From Miami

Miami’s acclaimed restaurant Klaw shares a recipe for a summer spritz that combines fruit and citrus flavors for a light, fizzy, nuanced drink.

June 4, 2024

Pils & Love Beer Festival Comes to Brooklyn in June

The Italy-spawned celebration of pilsner will take place in NYC for the first time, with an event June 29 at Threes Brewing in Brooklyn

May 30, 2024