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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

Nancy Silverton and Missy Robbins Announce Tuscan Chef Residency

Two of the best-known U.S. names in Italian cuisine will be chefs in residence at luxury boutique hotel Monteverdi Tuscany in September, as part of a five-night exclusive experience for 30 guests. Here’s how to book a spot and what else to know.

April 5, 2024

Chef Marc Murphy Debuts New Umbrian Gold Olive Oil

The chef and TV personality from Chopped, Guy’s Grocery Games, and other hit food shows has deep connections to Italy, and now, a premium Italian extra virgin olive oil brand launched with his brother, Paul Murphy.

December 20, 2023

Chef Michael White’s Tropical Resurgence

The chef who hyper-charged Italian luxury dining in NYC discusses his new restaurant Paranza at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas, his foray into Miami, and his forthcoming return to Manhattan.

December 11, 2023

Still Sandro’s After All These Years

The Italian restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan is like an escape hatch to Rome, a family-owned business that offers consistency and charm decade after decade.

November 16, 2023

How Family and Home Inspired Chef Ben Kacmarcik

The Executive Chef of Fresco by Scotto in New York City, Ben Kacmarcik, shares how his love of cooking came from the nurturing of his family and the ingredients available in his hometown of Seattle.

September 25, 2023

Franco Pepe and Dan Richer Share Deep Pizza Thoughts

An exclusive sit-down with two of the world’s best pizza chefs: Franco Pepe from Caiazzo, Italy, and Dan Richer from Razza Pizza Artigianale in Jersey City.

September 19, 2023

New Restaurants and More NYC Italian Food and Drink News

Angelina Bakery opens in Brooklyn, Thomas Perone and John DeLucie announce new concepts, and it’s Feast of San Gennaro time! All that and more in this week’s NYC roundup.

September 15, 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