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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.

Giusti Launches New Sweet and Sour Condiments Line

The agrodolci, or sweet and sour, condiments are now available from the team behind the famed Balsamic Vinegar from Modena, with a range of flavors to enhance dishes from any type of cuisine.

May 30, 2024

Robert Biale Vineyards’ Incredible Italian Immigrant Story

Robert Biale discusses the lineage and evolution of his Napa Valley winery, known for its highly rated Zinfandel and Italian varietals.

May 29, 2024

John Tesar Talks Knife Italian, Media Mayhem, and More

The outspoken and talented chef and restaurateur continues to court controversy, but can Knife Italian take over the narrative?

May 9, 2024

New Restaurants, a Catskills Fest, and More NYC Italian Food News

Two of the city’s best Italian restaurant groups expand, Scott Conant leads a parade of Food Network stars to a Catskills food event, and a pasta-related controversy in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

May 6, 2024

Flour + Water, the Bay Area Restaurant, Celebrates 15 Years

Co-Executive Chefs Thomas McNaughton and Ryan Pollnow discuss the month-long anniversary tasting menu, a greatest-hits collection from the pasta-focused San Francisco landmark.

May 2, 2024

Archive Lounge in Chicago, Steve Chiappetti’s Secret Pizza Spot

The veteran chef talks about revamping the menu at The Albert at Hotel EMC2, and adding a separate lounge for Sicilian-style pizza and wine.

April 30, 2024

Marcella Hazan’s Culinary Tools Will be in the Smithsonian

To celebrate the life and work of the legendary Italian cookbook author and teacher on the centennial of her birth, Marcella Hazan’s family donated her Italian cooking instruments to the esteemed institution.

April 17, 2024

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