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Confused when eating dumplings, dim sum, momo, and more? Let’s expose it all

Are you confused about dumplings? What exactly is a dim sum? Is wonton faint? What about Momo then? And how do all the Italian dumplings – ravioli, tortellini and rest – fit in? Don’t be alarmed. I’m confused as hell. Most people. And the connection between Italian pasta dumplings and Chinese dim sum could have …

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Taste of Ver: Going to Italy? First read everything you need to know about pizza

A passing reference at Rude Food last weekend to pizza sparked some interest. I was writing about traveling through Lombardy in northern Italy and I pointed out (I believe) that pizza, contrary to what many of us might think, is not a dish that is cooked in every Italian home. The original pizza was a …

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Rude Food for Vir Sanghvi: From Italy with Love

It was the pizza that got me. As you probably know, although Italy invented pizza, it was America that made it famous. Then Italy quickly tried to catch up: After all, what Italian immigrants to the United States could do, Italians back home could do better, right? {{^ userSubscribe}} {{/userSubscribe}} {{^ userSubscribe}} {{/userSubscribe}} Well, yes …

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Chow with John Batchelor in Nonna Teresa | drink food

In Italian families, “nonna” means grandmother. But not just any grandmother. It’s an endearing term. She is the head of the household, a grandmother who really knows how to cook. Nonna Teresa was named after the owner’s mother, the grandmother of his children. Michael Asante from Naples, Italy. He came to North Carolina to open …

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Nancy Pelosi, husband of DUI Paaul cavort at Andrea Bocelli’s Italian resort

The Pelosis may want to skip the wine tasting this time. A little more than a month after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul, was arrested for a DUI in California – which left him facing prison – the millionaire couple were spotted at an elegant Italian seaside resort owned by legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli. …

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