Italian cuisine

Gigi and Mario serve pizza and Italian food in Edgewater

VShef Mathieu Palombino has opened his latest pizza and Italian food business, Gigi and Mario, in Edgewater. The restaurant serves lovingly prepared pizzas and other Italian delights. With a homemade menu and a Neapolitan Acunto brick oven for making pizzas, there is something for everyone. The 1,300 square foot Gigi and Mario features an open […]

Italian cuisine

Italian cuisine and its roots in the Medici era

An evening celebrating Italian cuisine and culture? Count on us! Last Thursday, at Cipriani on 42nd Street, the Italian Commercial Agency in New York, the Italian Consulate General in New York and the Italian Cultural Institute hosted a spectacular dinner to celebrate the closing of the exhibition dedicated to the Medici dynasty at the Metropolitan […]

Italian cuisine

The fusion of Greek-Italian cuisine led to the creation of the Mediterranean diet

A scene from Aperitivo in Italy. There has been an extensive fusion between the cuisine of Greece and Italy, starting in antiquity, which has created what we call Mediterranean cuisine, according to Greek-Italian chef Giorgio Pintzas Monzani. Credit: Lasagnolo9 /CC BY-SA 4.0 Italian Food and Greek Food: The History, Differences and Common Traits of the […]

Italian cuisine

“Greek food is better than Italian food”

News of Ramsay’s verdict reached Italy where it was not well received. Gordon Ramsay, the famous British chef, ruffled feathers in Italy by declaring that Greek cuisine is superior to Italian cuisine. The outspoken chef made the remark on the TV show Gordon, Gino and Fred go Greek, in which he stars alongside London-based Italian […]

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Tensions between Italian government escalate over tax reform

A general view of the Italian Parliament as Prime Minister Mario Draghi addresses MPs on April 26, 2021 at Rome’s Montecitorio Palace with plans on how to spend EU recovery funds. Alberto Pizzoli/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Register ROME, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Divisions within the Italian government deepened […]