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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…)
Yesterday I was a guest on Heritage Radio Network’s “The Speakeasy”. I had a blast talking to host Damon Boelte about Rome’s and Istanbul’s cocktails scenes, as well as the importance of spirits publications like the soon-to-launch online magazine Punch. You can listen to the full broadcast here. HRN’s (more…)
Are you ready New York City?! Gabriele Bonci aka “the Michelangelo of pizza”, renowned baker and founder/owner of Rome’s Pizzarium and Panificio Bonci will touch down on US soil later today. His 7-day whirlwind trip will (more…)
In just three weeks, I will be co-hosting a pizza and beer event with Gabriele Bonci, Rome’s renowned baker and pizzaiolo, at Paulie Gee’s in Brooklyn. Bonci will bake his signature pizza by the slice, as well as cuts of meat and veggies wrapped in pizza crust; I will curate the Italian craft beer selection. Join us on Saturday October 19 from 12:30-3:00PM. To partake in this carb-tastic event, booking is essential!
If you want to get your hands dirty with Bonci and learn his baking techniques and recipes, he will be conducting a workshop for home bakers at Sullivan Street Bakery in Chelsea on Monday October 21 from 7:00-9:00PM. This is a hands-on class and, though the instruction will be in Italian, Elisia Menduni and I will be translating. Booking is essential and class space is limited to 15 participants.
The past ten days have been dedicated to spreading the Italian craft beer gospel all over NYC. A tasting dinner, three radio interviews, three film segments, and dozens of bottles of BeerBera, Friska, La Mummia and Etrusca later, (more…)