Festa Del Libro 2013 October 5, 6 and 7 at Museo Italo Americano

In its sixth edition, the Festa del Libro is the popular Children’s Italian Book Fair organized by the Museo Italo Americano in collaboration with several other Italian heritage associations in San Francisco. Save the date, it’s coming to Fort Mason October 5, 6 and 7 2013. From their press kit: It’s your support that has […]

Tastes of Italy March 10 at the Italian Cultural Institute

This weekend the Istituto Italiano di Cultura is hosting a fundraiser for the Istituto Italiano Scuola. This is a great event if you’d like to taste some good food, speak a bit of Italian, and help the Italian school reach its fundraising goals for the year! The Istituto Italiano Scuola is proud to present a […]

My Calabria at A16 November 14

Rosetta Costantino, the chef behind Cooking with Rosetta as well as Global Epicurean‘s mind behind the trips exploring Calabria, is presenting her book at A16 next week! My Calabria is a collection of typical Calabria recipes, exploring the flavors of this undiscovered region of Italy. Rosetta’s writing is enticing and the recipes delicious, and the […]

Barbacco, San Francisco

When was the last time you sat down for a nice lunch, in the Financial District, and spent less than $25? Including tax and tip? Well, you can imagine why my excitement for lunch at Barbacco was laced with a whole new level of satisfaction once I got the bill. None of the desserts were […]

Pizzeria Pulcinella, San Francisco

If you are like me, you will mix up Pinocchio and Pulcinella, enter the wrong restaurant and have an impending sense of doom as you take a look at the sad pizzas coming out of the electric oven. Thankfully, I have friends who call me and tell me I am in the wrong spot! So, […]