Italy, 2016

This post is all about my foodie excursions during my four days in Italy, stuffing my face with pizza, pasta, and wine!

Parm, Upper West Side

This popular restaurant has comforting Italian meals with an American twist, and is completely to-die-for.

Fred’s, Upper West Side

This American bistro has a whole lot of sinfully good dishes and even more of a lovable character. A must-try neighborhood spot!

Squid Ink Linguini with Asparagus and Shrimp

I have to say, this recipe for Squid Ink Linguini with Asparagus and Shrimp from Food and Wine is probably one of my favorite recipes I’ve ever made.  Not to mention, it’s impressive!  Whip this up for a first date and you’re in the clear.  Seafood pasta is automatically delicious, but the black linguini adds an exotic touch…

Momma’s Tuna Casserole

This cheesy and hearty casserole is the ultimate comfort food, and perfect for a cold winter day.

Coppola’s, Upper West Side

Friday night, all I wanted in the world was a nice good meal after a hectic work week.  This means that I wanted by boyfriend to take me out.  Something about sitting down at a nice place and being served delicious food with flowing wine and bread really just makes everything okay.  So after Matt…

Daddy’s Crushin’ It Spaghetti and Tomato Sauce

You know how growing up you have those certain meals that stick with you for the rest of your life?  This baby’s one of them.  Honestly, what’s better then a huge plate of spaghetti and homemade tomato sauce?  Topped with piles of delicious cheese and steaming hot?  And I’m not just tooting my own horn,…