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When team Bonci descended on NYC last month, anyone could have predicted the pizza carnage it would leave in its wake. I count myself as one of the casualties, so full from eating pizza I may consider taking a day off. Maybe. After a full week of pizza research, pizza events, pizza parties and pizza workshops, it’s fair to say that we made the most of a short time in NYC. (more…)

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The fist edition of Slow Fish Istanbul will be held October 17-20 at Boğaziçi Üniversitesi’s Albert Long Hall. The four-day event is being organized by Slow Food İstanbul’s Fikir Sahibi Damaklar convivium and will bring together over 70 delegates from 10 countries in the region to discuss and collaborate (more…)

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Join me at Rome’s first annual Fermentazioni beer festival for a casual tasting and seminar that will delve into the thriving but little known world of Italian craft beer. The English language seminar will showcase Italy’s varied and unique beer styles and will include tastings of Turbacci’s Kykeon, Almond ’22’s Noa (more…)

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I am super excited to be hosting another Italian craft beer event at Jimmy’s No. 43 in the East Village. On Monday June 10 at 7PM, I will be serving some really fantastic and relatively rare beers paired with dinner. Tickets cost $45, reservations are essential and you can book online. Here’s what I’ve got in store for you (more…)

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In Italy, the obstacles to creating a small food or beverage business are daunting. The minimum first year investment ranges from €75,000-100,000* for basic equipment, rent, staff, legal advice and other incidentals. Public funds to fuel startups are scarce. Health code requirements and (more…)