When boarding a last-minute flight to Rome simply isn’t possible, the next best thing is enjoying a cozy dinner that reminds you of eating in an Eternal City trattoria — a place where the pasta, pizze al taglio, even the fried Castletravano olives, are all right on point.
To wit, is there really anything better than pillow-y ravioli filled (and topped) with something delicious? I’d be hard-pressed to dream up a tastier lunch than the one I just had with my friend Krista (this collage is her handiwork, by the way) at Sur La Table last Friday.
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After watching Jon Favreau whip up some Spaghetti Aglio E Olio (that’s Italian for spaghetti with garlic and olive oil) for Scarlett Johansson in the movie Chef, I knew I needed to make some for Will (and me, too, of course).
So last Sunday, I decided to see what all the fuss was about. Apparently, after working a long, long shift on the line, this is the go-to meal for restaurant chefs. Since they typically get home around midnight, it’s … Continue reading
And no, he wasn’t dropping a hint about my cooking prowess, I promise. :)
See, I’ve always talked about wanting to take a class, and Will, being the great listener that he is, decided that might make a really fun gift.
He was definitely right.
On a side note, since I think he’d love seeing … Continue reading