Pasta University: Orecchiette

Pasta University: Orecchiette

Today we were lucky enough to have our staff taught how to make orecchiette by hand. Our teacher was Roberto Saracino’s mother. Roberto supplies top quality Italian products like cheese, salumi and truffles to us. His mother lives in Turin now but is from Puglia,...
Bello Music: Se Avessi un Cuore by Annalisa

Bello Music: Se Avessi un Cuore by Annalisa

One of our favorite songs is Se Avessi un Cuore (If I Had a Heart) by Annalisa. She ponders what would happen if she (and her boyfriend) had hearts. My guess is that this relationship did not end so well. The music video was filmed in a neighborhood cafe in Italy....
Grazie Matt at Orange Coast Magazine

Grazie Matt at Orange Coast Magazine

Bello by Sandro Nardone, the eagerly anticipated restaurant by the namesake chef, is set to open Nov. 18 in Newport Beach. The Italian-borne Nardone came to the United States in 2012 and founded a brick-oven pizzeria in Dana Point, but now desires to expose local...