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Amativo at Maialino in New York City

We were very geeked to discover that wine director Liz Nicholson (above) has included the 2009 Cantele Amativo on her super groovy list at Maialino in New York City, legendary restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Roman trattoria in Gramercy Park. In a city that can boast of some of the best Italian wine lists in the U.S. […]

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L’Apicio (New York), just opened and highly recommended

We were very geeked to dine last week at L’Apicio, Joe Campanale’s new restaurant. Great stuff. Highly recommended. Classic arancini. Tagliatelle ai funghi porcini. Garganelli al ragù.

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Marea, New York, highly recommended Italian seafood dining

Great dinner last night with Paolo and Alice Feiring last night at Marea… highly recommended… great wine list, too…

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Lunch at Bacino Grande (Porto Cesareo)

Bacino Grande (Porto Cesareo), highly recommended for lunch at the sea and beach chair and umbrella rental… Fresh fish selection. Marinated anchovies. Fritto misto. Paccheri ai frutti di mare. Pair with Cantele Chardonnay (by the bottle).

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Getting geeked for our visit to Lecce!

Tracie P and I are getting really geeked for our upcoming trip to Italy, including three days that we’ll be spending in Puglia with Paolo and the Cantele family. I thought I’d post some photos here from my last visit, as we gear up for the journey. Tracie P’s never been to Puglia and I […]

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