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What better way to beat the elements than with exceptional beverages? Beer drinkers, listen up! I am hosting a casual tasting in NYC on Saturday February 9. From 3-5pm, I will be pouring great beers from my favorite producers, including LoverBeer, Birrificio Montegioco and Birrificio Barley. Forget that (more…)
I made the banner above for the Travel Show! It took me 2 weeks! This is an unreasonable amount of time! Right up until the last minute, I was certain I would have a “This is Spinal Tap” Stonehenge moment right there at Kinko’s. But low and behold, the whole 5′ x 2′ banner came out the right size! It will be (more…)
It’s no secret that I am hopelessly obsessed with Mesob, Kuki Tadese’s Ethiopian restaurant on the Via Prenestina near Pigneto. The obsession is so deep, so complete, that even though I am happy here at home in the States for the holidays, it is painful to know I can’t pop into to Mesob for the New Year’s Feast. On December 31, there will be a buffet dinner of all of Kuki’s meat-based and vegetarian specialties accompanied by music. The evening starts at 20:45 and for the cost of €35, diners will be offered the buffet, wine, water, dessert, sparkling wine, and entertainment. Reservations are essential. Call +393382511621.
Join me Saturday July 14 for the last Aperi-Gelato before summer hiatus! This time around we’ll be doing things a bit differently. Though the savory gelato pairings were a hit, on Saturday we’ll be serving four different types of zabaione with a dessert wine. (more…)
Following the success of last year’s gelato aperitivo (ice cream happy hour) I am happy to announce the next two events will be held June 16 and July 14 at Il Gelato di Claudio Torce’ in Piazza Monte d’Oro 91/92 in Rome. Savory gelato will be served with snacks and a glass of wine for €6 (€1 will be donated to Il Pane a Chi Serve, a local food charity). Join me from 6-8pm on June 16 and RSVP on the Facebook Event page here.