TIP OF THE DAY: Host A Spaghettata, An Informal Pasta Party

If you’re Italian American, you may know what a spaghettata is (pronounced spa-get-TAH-tah). It’s like a cookout, but it takes place indoors, with spaghetti. It can be an impromptu lunch or dinner, following a card game or board game, or after a soccer match (or your favorite American sport). The key word is casual. In…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Wrap Sandwiches, Deli-Style

Have a roast beef on rye, wrap style. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   Our food styles evolve, thank goodness. That’s what keeps it interesting. While flatbreads have been used to wrap food since the invention of bread, the American wrap sandwich was created in the 1980s at a Southern California restaurant chain…
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