Dopo il riconoscimento del New York Times, che l'ha inserita nella classifica delle mete piu' belle al mondo, anche la chef e ristoratrice italo-americana Lidia Bastianich celebra la Calabria. Una regione da visitare anche al Summer Fancy Food Show, la fiera delle specialità alimentari e bevande in corso al Javits Center di New York. E Bastianich n...

In America, when one thinks of Italy, one thinks of food, and Lidia Bastianich’s food is Italian cuisine par excellence. On a cold and rainy afternoon in New York, we had the pleasure of meeting chef and TV personality, Lidia Bastianich, at her three star restaurant, Felidia. Our objective was to understand the role that sustainability and Made in...

It's early afternoon in Rome, but it's not too soon for Lidia Bastianich to ponder what she'll be eating for dinner. "Tonight I'm going out with a friend. She's taking me to a wonderful trattoria," she says by phone. "So maybe some pasta. Cacio e pepe? Amatriciana? Or maybe carbonara." In her distinctive voice, you can practically smell the cracked...

Nearly 19 years after opening in the Freight House, Lidia’s Kansas City is now offering a children’s menu. Cody Hogan, Lidia’s new general manager, said Lidia’s has always catered to families with children, but now it has a dedicated menu featuring smaller, simplified versions of the restaurant’s classic Italian dishes. Prices range from $7 to $9.5...

A Conversation with Lidia Bastianich. Food, Family, and Italian Culture: More Than a Meal Around the Table. Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Music Recital Hall, Santa Clara University. Click here for further information   The 2017 Vari Symposium, an event of the Dr. Victor and Julia Botto Vari Italian Studies Initiative, proudly presents television pe...

There is the familiar story of Italian-food empress Lidia Bastianich, who established her namesake Kansas City outpost nearly 20 years ago, in 1998. Her television shows and cookbooks are ubiquitous, her six restaurants successful, and her three Eataly retail locations — operated in partnership with her son, Joe Bastianich, and fellow celebrity che...

Valentine’s Day is for lovers, and what better cuisine to woo your better half with than Italian? Italian cooking is defined by simple, fresh ingredients and its most popular dishes often are quick and easy to prepare. It especially is perfect if you want to make some points with your mate Sunday with a home-cooked meal. (There’s a reason a Valenti...

Felidia’s lunch crowd began to thin out, as we remained on the second floor and Lidia Bastianich described her plight to America.  She was born in what was then called Pola under Italy and currently Pula in Croatia.  Lidia began to explain her native land and the various forms of governments that have ruled a much disputed territory.   The popular...

We rarely have true celebrities, admired and well known both in Italy and the US, in this column. We have met more than a hundred wonderful persons during this trip, from all of whom I learned a lot about so many interesting topics: people successful, dedicated, but today a true celebrity is with us. Still, she has welcomed us with the simplicity a...

November 5, 2015 - Thursday 7:00 PM. Jewish Community Center - 3200 California Street - San Francisco, California 94118. Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook. In conversation with Delfina co-owner Craig Stoll   Teaching has always been a passion for Lidia Bastianich, best-selling cookbook...