Cool dining in Hades
Pasta salads are an Italian summer staple, all the more so when temperatures soar. It doesn't matter whether these pasta [...]
Creature of Habit
Like many, I am an abitudinaria, a creature of habit. When friends suggest we go out for dinner and ask [...]
You sexy dish
Named after Greek love goddess Aphrodite, aphrodisiacs were identified by early civilizations and cultures that associated potency and virility with [...]
Go north, food-lover
Italy's snowcapped mountain ranges — the Alps, Apennines and Dolomites, to name but a few — play host to some extraordinary cuisine. [...]
Notes from da Lola
Each day, when the author opens her imaginary restaurant, all sorts of colorful characters come out to play.
All about the crunch
Italy's Jewish Quarter goes heavy on fried food, but it hardly stops there, with frying making its way into all manner of national cuisine.
Fall is a great time to eat seasonally, which means looking for fruits and leaving space for apples, dates and blackberries.
The pre-autumn groove
Moving from summer to fall fare food-wise can be the opposite of painful if you keep the light dishes alive.
Rome has its share of eccentric dining spots when you tire of the average trattoria. Here are a few.
Food writer on a diet
What happens when an avid cook, food show host, and longtime restaurant reviewer decides it's time to diet? Read onï¿½
The perfect supplì
Childhood beach memories can serve at the behest of adult cravings, even if you can't go home again.