Gustiamo on News 12

Guess who was on News 12 The Bronx? You guessed it, your favorite place to buy authentic Italian foods! Reporter Asha McKenzie came and visited us and we had a blast showing her around the Gusti Warehouse! Asha says: “Gustiamo is a hidden gem that has been in the Bronx for 17 years! Making sure…

South Bronx on New York Times 52 places to Go in 2017!

The NY Times just released the 52 Places to Go in 2017 and the South Bronx is one of these places. How cool is that?  Very cool. We know, because the South Bronx has been Gustiamo’s home for the past 15 years! If you can’t make it to the Ryukyu Islands in Japan (#52 in…

The Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery in Edible Bronx

Did you see Gustiamo in Edible Bronx? There’s a great article about us, with beautiful pictures. In the same issue, there is also an article about the amazing graffiti murals located in the Gustiamo piazza, curated by our friend Lady K Fever. “In the courtyard of Gustiamo, 1715 W. Farms Road, lies an outdoor art…

In the Wall Street Journal: The Art of Pasta

Here at Gustiamo, we have always believed that food is art! The performance piece, Frattura, was created by Leon Johnson and Audra Wolowiec, and used pasta to engage all 5 senses. The piece was inspired by Gustiamo’s Candele Faella Pasta and performed at the Gustiamo warehouse on Small Business Saturday. It was also written about in the Wall…

My 2015 Summer Internship

This post was written by Charlie, our 2015 summer intern. Charlie is a precocious 17 year old from the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx. We were very grateful to have his help and, as you can see, we had a lot of fun! This is what Charlie has to say about his Gusti…

Carlo Frigenti, San Marzano Tomato Farmer

No one is more important to us than the farmers who produce our food. When Carlo Frigenti paid us a surprise visit, we were all swooning. Carlo is a San Marzano Tomato farmer. He grows the DaniCoop San Marzano Tomatoes that we import. Just a few weeks ago, he planted 8,000 San Marzano Tomato plants, then…

Gustiamo, an ethereal place!

Last Friday was business as usual at the Gustiamo headquarters in the Bronx. That is until an unsuspecting minivan pulled up and unleashed an unexpected enthusiastic foodie blitz! We were so happy to receive a surprise visit from the lovey trio: Catherine, Sasha, and Jennifer. They were referred to us by the wonderful Elizabeth Minchilli…

Warehouse Break-in Festa di San Giuseppe Dinner

We love our warehouse. And more than anything else, we like to eat, drink, and be merry in our warehouse. Last night we did just that. We invited 10 of our best friends and partied. It was awesome. No one gave a damn that the temperature was freezing. There was plenty of wine to keep us…

Gustiamo Artists in Residence: The Bronx Graffiti Art Gallery

Art and food. Food as art. Food IS art. That is how we see it: good food is art. All of our farmers and food makers are master artists and their mediums are ingredients, flavors, and traditions. We love and embrace art, and right here in Gusitamo’s Bronx community there is beautiful art all around…

Gustiamo on Crain’s New York Stories

When our friend Rosemary Maggiore asked us to do a Crain’s Business episode for their New York Stories series, we blushed. We were just giddy over the fact that the legendary Crain’s New York Business was interested in us. Rosemary came to visit us and along with Jill Kaplan and their posse of camera people they transformed our…