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Can an Italian Chef’s Success in D.C. Translate Into Spanish?

Can an Italian Chef’s Success in D.C. Translate Into Spanish?

| May 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The chef Fabio Trabocchi doesn’t have to work hard to get name recognition in Washington. Now he turns his attention to Spain at his new seafood-focused restaurant, Del Mar. As at Mr. Trabocchi’s Italian spots, the ambience is packed and lively, and yet feels something like a mini-vacation: a bi-level nautical-themed space with an open […]

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Maccaroni | Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Maccaroni | Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

| May 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The best maccaroni in Italy is made with a particular sort of flour called Semola, in Naples: but in almost every shop a different sort of flour is commonly used; for, provided the flour be of a good quality, and not ground extremely fine, it will always do very well. A paste is made with […]

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Washington Winemakers to host annual wine tasting event

Washington Winemakers to host annual wine tasting event

| March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Washington Winemakers of Washington DC host their annual tasting event at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center on Sunday, March 25 from  1:15pm to 4:15pm.  In addition to tasting a variety of home-made wines,  home-made wine,   each winemaker will have delicious snack food at their table. Cost:    $10 adults and $5 for seniors (you will receive […]

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The first gelato ambassador is focused on the consumer

The first gelato ambassador is focused on the consumer

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your name, Gianluigi Dellaccio, sounds to me like a delicious gelato flavor. What flavor would you be? If I had to name myself as a flavor … my favorite flavor is nocciola, which is hazelnut. But it doesn’t sound like Dellaccio. Let me think a little bit. Hazelnut stracciatella [which is like chocolate chip]. How […]

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How a 19th-century lemon craze gave rise to the infamous Sicilian mob – The Washington Post

How a 19th-century lemon craze gave rise to the infamous Sicilian mob – The Washington Post

| January 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Before there was organized crime in Sicily, however, there were lemons — lots of them. According to the researchers, the island’s lemon industry exploded in the 19th century as doctors around the world realized the fruit cured scurvy, a condition caused by lack of vitamin C. That created a huge global demand for lemons, which […]

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Franco Nuscheseʼs Cafe  Milano Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Franco Nuscheseʼs Cafe  Milano Celebrates 25th Anniversary

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The popular place where food and politics intersect Franco Nuschese’s Cafe Milano restaurant in Georgetown has been called “Washington’s ultimate gathering hole,” and for good reason.  Since its opening in Georgetown in 1992, Cafe Milano has become a Washington institution, where VIPs, politicians, diplomats, lobbyist, celebrities, business leaders, tourists and locals go to eat,  make […]

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Eat, Drink and Bring Hope at Ristorante I Ricchi!

Eat, Drink and Bring Hope at Ristorante I Ricchi!

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, We cannot physically pick up the pieces of the broken town, Amatrice, which suffered an earthquake last week. But we can join over 600 chefs across the world to provide a dinner of Spaghetti all’Amatriciana with wines from Italy’s most renowned wineries and together provide for them to rebuild. Italy is in my […]

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