Where there is a will there is a way…

Over on the Cantele Flickr, Paolo and team posted the below photo (amazing, no?) yesterday with the following quote: Se volere è potere, allora volare è potare? The play on words, comes from a popular twentieth-century Italian saying, volere è potere: where there is a will, there is a way. In other words, anything is […]

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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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Five Rooms, a superb b&b in downtown Lecce

Five Rooms, a modern-style b&b on the edge of downtown Lecce, a ten-minute walk from the city’s historical center and easy access by car. GREAT wifi and parking included. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. The common room and reception. Think Mies van der Rohe. The property’s garden is truly magical. It made me feel like we could have […]

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“Perfect Puglian Rosè”, Mark Denton (Our Italian Table)

We were thrilled to read this post and kind words for Cantele’s rosè from Negroamaro on Our Italian Table, a wonderful blog devoted to the Italian lifestyle and good eating and drinking. We highly recommend it to you! The last few years have seen the transformation of rosé from a naive choice to a knowing […]

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