Upcoming Events

If you enjoy food, wine and meeting new people, get your calendar out! Next week promises two events that you won’t want to miss- and we should know as we’ve attended many of Francine Segan‘s talks and have enjoyed our share of food crawls. Downtown Dishin’ in White Plains, NY  Being Westchester County residents, we enjoy … More Upcoming Events

Caffe con Francine

When you combine the opportunity to taste Lavazza coffee, visit Eataly and listen to Francine Segan speak, it’s a no-brainer that we’ll be in attendance for Spotlight on Artisanal Products: From Cup to Plate with Lavazza Coffee at La Scuola di Eataly on Saturday, May 3.   La Scuola welcomes Francine Segan, Lavazza’s ambassador in the US Market, to talk about … More Caffe con Francine

A Taste of Italy

On Tuesday evening, our friend Francine Segan invited us to a press event hosted by the Italian Trade Commission of NYC. We had the opportunity to meet Pier Pablo Celeste, the newly appointed Italian Trade Commissioner, sample some of Francine’s delectable treats and meet fellow bloggers and journalists. In addition to learning more about Italy’s current … More A Taste of Italy

From Tuscany with Love

Last Thursday, in the middle of a long work week, we had the pleasure of attending a chocolate tasting hosted by food historian Francine Segan. What made this tasting even more unique (and exciting) was the fact that it featured Amedei Chocolate, one of Italy’s finest chocolates. Before the tasting, we were treated to Cauliflower and … More From Tuscany with Love

Pasta 101

Earlier this month, we attended a culinary presentation by food historian Francine Segan at the Italian Culture Center in Tuckahoe, NY. We sampled a few plates of pasta (who would have thought you could put chocolate in pasta?), received some tips on how to prepare the perfect pasta dish and definitely learned a lot about … More Pasta 101