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.
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.
Where to Find the Best Arancini in Milan
An exhaustive and very opinionated search.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Man Is Transforming Sicilian Lava into Wine
"When I started, I was searching for a precise concept: I wanted to find the lava within the bottle, which I call the liquid rock."
Fernet-Branca Was Once a ‘Cure’ for Cholera
I was granted a conversation with the Vice President of Fernet-Branca, Niccolò Branca, who offered some rare insight into its composition and surprising history.
This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil
The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.
Mafia Boss Who Murdered 150 People Memorialized with Espresso
The police department said that the coffee products would allow the family to profit from its own illegal activities.
Tourists in Venice Charged $613 for Lunch, Mayor Calls Them Cheapskates
The restaurant has been accused of overcharging in the past.
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