FARE OF THE COUNTRY; In Italy, Risotto Gains on Pasta

It may come as a surprise to learn that Italy is the No. 1 producer of rice in Europe and one of its largest consumers despite the fact that rice is not indigenous. Some of the risotto dishes mentioned here are available at the following restaurants in Italy….Risotto con Salsa di Scampi (risoto with shrimp […]

Off the Menu

ANTICA PESA WILLIAMSBURG Francesco and Simone Panella, who own Antica Pesa in the Trastevere district of Rome, are trying their hand at New York. They see Williamburg, Brooklyn, as comparable to Trastevere, which is also artsy and across a river from the central city. Their menu is dominated by Roman classics, including spaghetti cacio e […]