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Table for One?

Table for One?

Living in New York City comes with many indigenous rituals and idiosyncrasies. Not surprisingly many have to do with food. Whether it’s the late-evening dinner custom, 24 hour delivery or the almost religious fervor with which brunch is observed, New Yorkers have serious opinions around food. One of the things I still find astounding is […]

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Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer

I love the holidays – the food shopping, the meal preparation, the kitchen as it fills with the intoxicating smells of garlic browning or onions sizzling in olive oil.  It’s the perfect time for adding an extra day to your normally way-too-short weekend, opening a bottle of wine and sitting around the table to share […]

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The Bread...

The Bread…

So…a few folks have been asking about the bread.  As Michele mentioned in the opening post, one of our major problems was finding really good crusty Italian bread to go with our meals.  As many of you may know, at an Italian table good bread isn’t optional.  It’s not a side item or an afterthought.  […]

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The Backlog...

The Backlog…

Most peoples’ phones are filled with pictures of family, pets, kids and vacations.  Our phones are filled with pictures of food. Seriously…almost nothing but food.  

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Breaking bread…

Breaking bread…

New York City has everything you could possibly ever want at any time of the day or night, right?  Not exactly.  We found ourselves in the middle of the greatest city in the world missing one crucial thing – good Italian bread!  How could this be?  This is New York City!

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