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Mister Charles in Dallas Shakes Up Fine Dining

A new-school approach to Continental Cuisine, with heavy Italian and French influences, and inspired hospitality, finds a testing ground, thanks to Chas Martin and Duro Hospitality.

September 7, 2023

The Tuscan Memories and Love Inspirations of Chef Rita Sodi

Celebrated chef and restaurateur, Rita Sodi, takes a trip down memory lane to the food of her Tuscan childhood that inspired her career.

September 6, 2023

The Passion and Grace of Lemon Farmers on the Amalfi Coast

An ill-conceived hike on the Amalfi Coast serendipitously brings our contributor to the sanctuary of a lemon farm for a first-hand encounter with these regional gems and the people who grow them.

August 23, 2023

The Limonata Stand at Song’E Napule as a Symbol of Owner Ciro Iovine’s Spirit

The free, potentially-messy limonata doled out to New Yorkers at Song'E Napule is a Neapolitan-inspired gift on warm summer days.

August 15, 2023

From One Boot to Another: My Journey from Louisiana to Italy

American Graceanne LaCombe, in her first "Postcards from Parma" column for Appetito, shares how she first experienced Italia as a Louisianan.

August 15, 2023

The Global Influences of Italian Chef Diego Negri

Roman-born, internationally experienced Diego Negri, the executive chef at NYC hotspot Saint Theo's, shares the five dishes that influenced his career.

August 14, 2023

Talking Cookbooks, Family, and Restaurant Life with the Scotto Sisters

Appetito checks in with Rosanna and Elaina Scotto, who have co-authored a cookbook inspired by their family's landmark NYC restaurant, Fresco By Scotto.

August 10, 2023

How Chef Brando de Oliveira Adapts His Italian Menus For Summer

The corporate executive chef for bustling NYC Italian restaurants Trattora dell’Arte, Bond 45, and Cafe Fiorello talks about taking advantage of summer’s best ingredients.

August 9, 2023

Meet the “Olive Oil Enthusiasts” with a Forthcoming Book of Information and Recipes from Italy

American Skyler Mapes, owner of EXAU Olive Oil with her Italian husband Giuseppe Morisani, shares the inspiration and intentions of the couple's new book "The Olive Oil Enthusiast."

August 9, 2023