Paul Riccio the Film Maker

We first heard of Paul Riccio  after we watched the award winning short film The Timmy Brothers – Water Makers. We spent about a week repeatedly watching this film and chain-mail style blasting it to all of our friends. Then, we called Paul Riccio and told him we needed to be his friend. We are very lucky…

Ari Weinzweig of Zingerman’s on Martelli Maccheroni

It’s no secret the Gustiamo loves Zingerman’s. We read their books, we hang out with their team, and generally speaking drink their cool aide.  We love Ari’s latest from his Top 5 List, so we are re-blogging it here on the GustiBlog! “Totally marvelous macaroni from Tuscany. I taste a lot of new foods—I’m always…

Victor Hazan on the I’ll Drink to That! Wine Podcast

We are long-time lovers of Levi Dalton’s I’ll Drink to That! Wine Podcast. Why do we dig this podcast? Because Levi gets real with the people he interviews, he goes deep and lets them talk.  He interviews all the wine people that we admire, from Beppe Colla to Arianna Occhipinti, to one of his latest episodes Victor…

Benvenuti in America! An Epic Party in Florence.

Florence + Small scale silver factory +Panini by Alessandro Frassica + 140 friends. Sounds like a party! Yes, yes it was. In occasion of  so many of our food producers + friends being in the same city, we threw a party. OK, an EPIC PARTY. The name of the party was Benvenuti in America. We invited…

Angry Pasta at Roman’s in Bklyn

Here at Gustiamo we believe that food is more than just eating, it’s a social/cultural act. That’s why we are so excited to be working with Roman’s in Brooklyn on their angry pasta dish. For the month of February Penne all’Arrabbiata is on the menu. And when you order this dish, all proceeds are donated to Planned Parenthood. Where are…

Gustiamo at the Center for Italian Modern Art

We are very proud to be part of the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) community. After all, we are strong believers in the link between food and art. CIMA does very important work, promoting Italian artists and creating a space for art lovers and students to appreciate and discuss Italian art. We had the honor of…

Gareth Jones

Today we remember Gareth Jones. Today, August 19th, 2015, is the day of his memorial. I am so sad that we are not in London today, among Gareth’s family and friends. Gareth was the most passion-filled, genius, straight-to-the-point, eccentric, and energetic food person I have ever known. Gareth was an incredible human being. My friendship with Gareth…

Juliana’s Named Best Pizzeria in America

“The world has finally caught on to what we’ve been saying for years: Juliana’s makes a damn fine pie,” says the Gothamist. To all the fans of Gustiamo and good pizza, today we are proud to announce that TripAdvisor has named Juliana’s Pizza the best pizzeria in the USA. That’s right, out of the ENTIRE United…

Piselli Alla Romana

Nancy Harmon Jenkins suggests you welcome the summer season with peas! Roman Green Peas with Prosciutto, to be precise. We couldn’t agree more. What’s the secret to nailing this recipe? Extra Virgin Olive Oil, what else?! Nancy recommends a regionally appropriate EVOO, aka an oil from Lazio, the Italian region that is home to Rome…

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…