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Bucatini allo Scarpariello

Bucatini allo scarpariello pasta recipe from the Mezzatorre in Ischia Italy, Photo by The Taste SF - Sarah Stanfield
Bucatini allo Scarpariello or “Shoemakers” pasta was one of our favorite dishes at the Mezzatore Hotel in Ischia. We’ve been craving it all summer. It’s a simple pasta in a cheesy cherry tomato sauce. Thankfully, they sent us the recipe from Chef Giuseppe D’Abundo so we could curb our craving and make it at home. We’re always... Continue Reading

Fly Away to Naples – An Easier way to get to the Amalfi Coast

This summer, United Airlines launched the only direct flight from the United States to Naples, Italy, with daily flights from New York/Newark through October 26. We’ve wanted to explore Naples for years. Most Americans spend very little time in the city, passing through only while en route to other southern Italian destinations. After accumulating... Continue Reading

Napa Valley Guide

Are you planning a vacation to Napa Valley this year? Know these 11 things before you go wine tasting. Get expert tips based on advice from locals and years of experience visiting Napa as a both a local and a tourist. You'll have a more enjoyable and relaxing vacation in wine country. 



Stemware perfected. This glass works for reds, whites, and sparkling. We didn't believe it until we tried it, and now it's the first one we reach for.

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