From Danielle: EV Olive Oils and Green Almonds

Our friend Danielle (left), who lives in Palermo and loves authentic Italian foods, takes me to explore Capo Market in Palermo (Beautiful!) and writes this lovely article, below. From Sicilian EV Olive Oil to Sicilian green almonds, in season now and in abundance at Capo! “At Gustiamo, we pair our Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)…

Pianogrillo and Vicopisano EV Olive Oils in the NYTimes!

Thanks to Julia Moskin for inviting Gustiamo to the NYTimes to talk about EV Olive Oils. Very exciting! And for calling us “The Experts”. Priceless! This is an excerpt of Julia’s article: “ALONG with laboratory analysis, testing olive oil still involves human taste. To learn how the experts do it, the Dining section asked Martina…

The Conductor of the Met Is Italian!

Fabio Luisi, a native of Genova, was named Principal Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera last month. Congratulations! While accepting his new engagement (of course!), he upset the Teatro dell’Opera of Rome because he canceled his fall performances there. Well, Rome will understand. We have prepared the perfect care package to send to Fabio Luisi’s apartment…

Whole Foods and Gustiamo: Seize the Moment!

In case you follow the Market (the stock market, i mean), you certainly have noticed the impressive performance of WFMI (Whole Foods Market, for us mortals) in the past 4 months! It was under $35 in early October, 2010; it is now almost $60!!! What happened? The financial world must have heard Whole Foods was…

Lorenzo Piccione’s Pianogrillo at the MOMA!!!

Lorenzo Piccione is a musician and makes the splendid Pianogrillo EV Olive Oil in Ragusa, Sicilia. Either of these activities would be full time jobs for anybody else. Not for Lorenzo, who is restless, very creative and knows everything about olive oil. So, he and his friend Kobi Wiesendanger designed an olive oil taster which…