italy

Cody's World of Cheese

Meet Castelrosso, a Deliciously Salty Cheese that Tastes Like a Cave-Flavored Potato Chip

It's like a Cheddar hotwifing an aged goat cheese while her husband, a loving and kinky-as-hell French tomme, watches from the corner.
Cody Reiss
2.7.19
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Bartend When Your City Is Run by the Mob

I’d always joke to coworkers whenever a fight started, “Oh good! There’s wrestling on TV tonight.”
Dario D’Avino
1.17.19
italy

Cops Called After Italian Ice Cream Shop Charges Tourist Almost $30 for One Cone

When asked why the ice cream was so expensive, the shopkeeper reportedly said "because it's so tasty."
Jelisa Castrodale
1.14.19
Cheese

I Ate Sardinia's Live-Maggot-Infested Cheese

Casu marzu is often a happy accident that results when a fly lays her eggs before the cheese rind is fully formed. It's also illegal.
Elizabeth Heath
10.22.18
italy

IT'S RAINING PROSECCO IN ITALY

Watch 30,000 liters of bubbly explode out of its tank at an unspecified winery in Conegliano.
Ilkka Sirén
10.4.18
WTF

American Exchange Students in Italy Start Fire by Cooking Pasta Without Water

There are cooking failures, and then there are cooking failures so bad that you piss off the entire country of Italy.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.21.18
meat

This Guy Gets Paid Thousands of Dollars to Slice Ham

Spanish cortador de jamones Florencio Sanchidrián has cut ham for everyone from the King of Spain to Robert De Niro, and considers himself an ambassador for his country’s Iberian ham.
Gareth May
3.7.18
italy

Where to Find the Best Arancini in Milan

An exhaustive and very opinionated search.
Marco Giarratana
2.2.18
Pizza

I Traveled to Naples to Trace the Roots of the Dollar Slice

Listless youths and hopeless drunks worldwide have the pizzaiolos of 19th-century Naples to thank for giving the world the dollar slice.
Terrence Doyle
1.30.18
Chinese food

How Rome Fell in Love with Chinese Food

Sonia, the one-name-only grande dame of Rome's Chinese restaurant scene, had a lot to do with it.
Giancarlo Buonomo
1.24.18
Pizza

Baltimore Pizza Spot Points Out that Italy Was Once Considered a 'Shithole,' Too

Hersh's menu modification is in response to Trump's recent comments about Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.18
WTF

Restaurant Owner Notices Fish Is Still Alive, Releases It Back into Ocean

"I've never seen a fish so tenaciously attached to life," Braghieri said.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.18
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