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  • Sabatino Italian Truffle Adds Zest to Global Cuisine

    (Gerry Furth-Sides) When we voted first-place for taste to the Drago chefs’ Mushroom Truffle soup recently, we didn’t know we could (try to) duplicate it at home with the new Sabatino Tarfufi’s new truffle zest seasoning. In fact, we found that the claim is true of “just a very small amount elevates any dish to [&hel...

  • The Italian Diabetes Cookbook

    We always knew that Italian food is healthy, even if it sometimes has a bit of sugar in it. And classic dishes are so well balanced that it doesn’t matter because “a very little bit goes a long way” to satisfy. Award-winning author, chef, Amy Riolo, proves this in a delightful in her new The […]...

  • Asian Sweet Potato Noodles, Tofu for the Home Cook

    (Gerry Furth-Sides) You’d never know it to look at these delicate, almost ethereal noodles that they are made of yam.  We prepared them in a tomato-based cioppino sauce and dotted them with seafood and fish.  Shirataki in Japanese means “white waterfall.”  They are the House Foods American version of the tr...

  • Italy’s Slow Wine Editore 2016 on World Tour

    (Gerry Furth-Sides) Slow Food International and Slow Wine Editore debuted their new and updated edition of the Slow Wine guide during the 2016 Slow Wine US Tour. The show on the road for this fifth consecutive year world tour featured the Slow Wine editorial team, along with the winemakers recommended in the guide, with stops [&...

  • Andre’s Italian – First White Tablecloth to Go Casual 50 Years Ago

    (Gerry Furth-Sides) Arrive 15 minutes before the 11:00 AM opening and there is already a zigzag line of customers forming, eyeing  new arrivals. The place does 800 covers a day during the week-end, and that’s a lot even considering the cafeteria style service.  The phenomenal host and manager, Aron Celnik is already behind ...

  • (Savory) Domestic Truffles Join European Beauty Contest

    It’s truffle season, not the candy modeled after the irregular, warty-shaped little gem but the original with it’s very own unique flavor, aroma and story, now served in local restaurants. Natural truffles are black, brown, white or gray. They vary from the size of a walnut to a man’s fist. Bulbs grow from 3 to [&helli...

  • Marlo’s Bakeshop Updates A Classic Global Favorite

    A “star” baker as a relative with a closely guarded recipe automatically bestows bragging rights onto an immigrant family. The family of Marlo Gertz of Marlo’s Bakeshop in San Francisco is no exception. But unlike so many recipes that have disappeared (like my Viennese grandmother’s tissue paper strudel), Marlo not only...

  • Celebrating Frank Sinatra and Italian at Marino Ristorante

        Any excuse is good enough reason to write about Frank Sinatra for me. Los Angeles is an “industry town,” and you never know who you’ll meet. I speak from experience. When I met Frank Sinatra at a friend’s restaurant years ago (Sofi), his daughter had planned a party for him, complete with strict […]...

  • Holiday Mushroom & Truffle Menu at Celestino Ristorante

    The legendary Celestino and family (pictured here at a charity event honoring them), inspired the Pasadena restaurant of the same name. name that translates into a  gold standard restaurant on the westside, ever since he opened his first place, Drago.   Seasonal menus demonstrate this perfectly.  The Holiday Mushroom & ...

  • Modo Mio Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Modo Mio in Pacific Palisades celebrates 30 years as a rustic Mediterranean dining room, intimate and friendly, serving familiar, refined, northern Italian dishes made from scratch from a loyal staff of almost as many decades.  The culinary journey takes diners from Val d’Aosta and the famous Piemonte to Lombardia, Ven...

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