Tag: Italian

Halloween in Georgetown at Filomena Ristorante

Yes, I know this should have been posted several weeks ago when it was actually Halloween. For one, we’ve been traveling, and for two, I’ve been lazy. In any case, we’re back at it now. We’d been meaning to try Filomena for… Read More

Brave the Crowds and Try This Busy Italian Restaurant in Richmond

If you visit this site, you know we’ve been on a bit of a Richmond kick recently. Our first visit back in July was eye-opening, and our second visit a few weeks ago was, if anything, even better. During our most recent… Read More

An Italian Feast of Epic Proportion

The last week or so has been particularly stressful. People deal with stress in different ways—some people (i.e., weirdos) exercise, some people throw themselves into their creative outlets, and some people, like us, eat. And when I say eat, I mean consume… Read More

Recipe: Gnocchi with Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce

For some reason, up until last year, I’d lived my life without ever eating gnocchi. I don’t know exactly why this is. I’ve always been a picky eater, this is true, but gnocchi should have been right up my starchy, carby alley…. Read More

Recipe: How to Make Classic Pasta Carbonara

Over on our Recipes Page, we just added a page for probably my favorite category of food, Pasta and Rice. And what better first recipe to post on this new page than my favorite pasta dish of all-time, classic Roman pasta carbonara!… Read More

Recipe: Gravy, or Is It Tomato Sauce?

Kathleen’s family, having strong Italian-American roots, has equally strong views regarding the naming of tomato sauce. To them, this classic Italian sauce is always called gravy. No matter what you call it, there’s no doubt that a good recipe for this Italian… Read More