Gustiamo in Gambero Rosso

Have you heard about the party we threw in Torino? With our friend Alessandro Spoto? As Gambero Rosso says, it was a celebration of “Alessandro Spoto and Made in Italy in the Bronx!” “Alessandro Spoto, born and raised in Torino, with Sicilian origins, is a baker by passion. At 35 years old, he’s already a…

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018

Every two years Torino hosts Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, a food festival organized by Slow Food. And we always make a point of not missing it! Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is our great chance to meet all our producers and Italian friends. And it is one of our favorite events for discovering what’s new…

Balsamic Vinegar NYC Takeover

Marianglea Montanari: balsamic vinegar maker, balsamic expert, and balsamic superwoman. We just spent a very exciting week with Mariangela, setting the city on fire… or better, setting the city on balsamic. And by balsamic we mean, Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. Mariangela is one of the few producers of balsamic vinegar that makes balsamic in…

Gustiamo Small Business Saturday on News 12

Did you make it to our Small Business Saturday Open Warehouse on November 25th? If you did, we hope you enjoyed the delicious Pizza by Jimmy Coponi and Rick Easton! News 12 was also there reporting on the event. “The event was a holiday gathering and invitation to shop small and sample their products.” Not only did…

We are evolving! The new gustiamo.com is here!

We have always loved gustiamo.com, through all it’s versions – it is our amazing tool that let’s us send real Italian extra virgin olive oil from San Antonio to Fargo – but oh boy, have we come a long way since 1999. Technologically, we mean. We just launched our new website! This is gustiamo.com version…

Site Shutdown, Sept. 26-27

This is a message for tutti! Gustiamo.com will be shut down from Sept. 26-27, 2016. We are making some improvements and getting a new look. We hope you are excited as we are! Need some Extra Virgin Olive Oil ASAP? Need to find that awesome recipe you saw on the GustiBlog?  Call us: 718.860.2949

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…

Who is Gustiamo?

Gustiamo is the importer of Italy’s Best Foods. We are devoted to Italy’s real farmers and food makers. We are obsessed with quality, authenticity, and good people. We deliver Italian ingredients to chefs, markets, and to Americans’ home kitchens via our online store. Get to know us. These are our top 5 most read GustiBlog…

Our Italian Easter Basket: Buonissima Pasqua!

There is nothing better than a classic Easter Basket, and the best Easter Baskets are Italian! In a beautiful wooden crate, this gift is full of Italian sweets perfect for Easter. With sweet specialties From Lombardia to Sicilia, you won’t be able to resist. This basket is sure to add an Italian touch to your…

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…