FOOD CULTURE

December 19, 2017

It's that time of year, ringing in the holidays and Fiorella hosted her annual La Vigilia: Italian Christmas Food Traditions  fundraiser and food celebration at the Italian American Museum in Little Italy this month. Once again Cav. Dr. Joseph Scelsa continues to...

November 21, 2017

Just in time for the holiday season! Fiorella releases her first recipe e-book compiled of her favorite Italian staples and recipes for a healthy party! 

The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating and Living in Italian is a lifestyle. This Living in Italian: Cr...

October 25, 2016

 

Wine expert Mark Oldman gave a presentation based on his recent book, How to Drink like a Billionaire, as a guest speaker at the 92nd Street YMCA on last week. Mark began the presentation with a demonstration on sabering prosecco, and maintained the fun atmosphere thr...

June 15, 2016

Just a short drive from the city, Long Island is home to many beautiful vineyards that will make you forget you’re in New York. We recommend traveling east for a relaxing day of wine tasting with friends. Check out our favorite wines below.

Semi- Dry Riesling 

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February 9, 2016

Slow Wine brought Italy to the Highline Ballroom via wine tasting of the year, VINO2016. Well dressed Italian men with mohagony shoes and lovely scarves and (even ascots!) descended upon NYC with a wine story from each region. Wine enthusiasts were spitting away to mak...

December 9, 2015

Tis the season for holiday party-hosting, and with Thanksgiving, Christmas AND New Year's, these things can get expensive. If you're living in the city, you're hard-pressed to find inexpensive resources for party-ready food favorites to serve your guests. Trader Joe's...

March 31, 2015

Pasqua (Easter) is celebrated all over Italy. We do have a chocolate Uovo di Pasqua (Easter egg) that is hollow and filled with toys but no Easter Bunny. The egg is more symbolic of pagan Spring-rebirth- new life- all that marks the beginning of the season. Once w...

February 24, 2015

Long Island Wineries are up and coming, and although you may not yet have heard of them, names like Jamesport, Macari and Martha Clara will soon be household names like their Californian cousins. 

 

For a Norwegian from rural Norway, wine wa...

December 21, 2014

 

My presentation La Vigilia: Italian Christmas Food Traditions at the Italian American Museum would not have been complete without the generous donations of wine from retailers in Queens and Brooklyn and the wine pairing by Rob Cittadino from Vinvino Wine Co.

 

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