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Symbolizing hope and light, the fine dining Italian restaurant Lucciola finds light during a global pandemic

Symbolizing hope and light, the fine dining Italian restaurant Lucciola finds light during a global pandemic

Bringing Italy’s fantastic food and culture to the streets of Amsterdam Ave, NYC. I took my first trip to Italy seven years ago and, like most, fell in love with the country’s incredible culture and lifestyle. Centered around several pillars: family, religion, history, the arts, architecture, language, and last – but by no means least – food. Food in Italian culture is where a meal is a cause for celebration – as I did at Lucciola accompanied by two close friends. Founded by Chef Michele Casadei Massari and Alberto Ghezzi, Lucciola is paying homage to Bologna’s founders’ hometown. For Upper...


September nights in Nolita New York should include cocktails at Peppi’s Cellar followed by  a “ripper” dining experience at Gran Tivoli

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September nights in Nolita New York should include cocktails at Peppi’s Cellar followed by  a “ripper” dining experience at Gran Tivoli

Who are we kidding, it should be every night. Transitioning from summer to fall, an energetic surge flows through the streets of the Nolita. Swirling of wines and chatter adorn the sidelines of the Broome Street approaching Gran Tivoli, a Mediterranean Italian restaurant with hidden bar Peppi’s Cellar at its lower level. Created by the culinary masterminds Jason Scott and Robert Marchetti who stems from across the globe where kangaroos and wonderful accents are bountiful. GranTivoli Based from the outback, a raised eyebrow may occur when told Australians opened an Italian Mediterranean eatery in New York of all places. Actually,...