Italian cuisine

The soul of Italian cuisine beats next to Saint Tropez in France

Ramatuelle in the south of France Paolo and Francesca Amadori After recently enjoying a scampi risotto with lemon and rosemary in the south of France, I found the phone number of the Italian chef who prepared the dish. We then spoke on the phone. The question was simple: how did he integrate his Italian cuisine […]

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The Italian government has completely collapsed and nothing has changed

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte reacts in the Senate on September 10, 2019 (Reuters/Remo Casilli) To subscribe to The nation Subscribe now for as low as $2 per month! Thank you for registering for The nationweekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more than The nation, see our latest issue. To subscribe to The […]

Italian cuisine

Houston restaurant legend Tony Vallone honored for excellence in Italian cuisine

Tony Vallone, center, with Elena Sgarbi, left, and Alessia Paolicchi, right, received the Maestro Martino Award from the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce in 2018. Photo courtesy of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce. It’s no exaggeration to call Tony Vallon a Houston restaurant legend. For more than 50 years, he has been the driving force behind […]