Latest Lidia Bastianich Stories

2010-10-22 12:47:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Lidia Bastianich, beloved television host, author, restaurateur and "first lady of Italian cuisine," is scheduled to launch Lidia's Kitchen, her exciting new cookware and servingware line, on QVC Sunday, October 24 at 7 PM (ET). Lidia's Kitchen combines the beauty of Italy and the functionality of Bastianich's own cooking style to create a cookware and tabletop collection that is reflective of her practical culinary sensibilities. After many...

2010-10-21 08:46:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Barneys New York (Barneys), a luxury specialty retailer, announced today its upcoming national holiday campaign "Have a Foodie Holiday," Barneys' celebration of foodie culture. Barneys, in partnership with Food Network, Cooking Channel, and illycaffe, will kick off the holiday season with the unveiling of the Madison Avenue flagship's windows on Tuesday, November 16th. Inspired by the passion and creativity of foodie culture, the displays at the Madison...

2010-08-23 12:22:00

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrity chef and best-selling author Lidia Bastianich will highlight the 2010 Saratoga Wine & Food and Fall Ferrari Festival presented by the Italian Trade Commission, September 10 - 12. Bastianich joins world-class Italian auto designer Andrea Zagato and Presenting Sponsor, the Italian Trade Commission, in headlining the festival - a series of events over three days celebrating Italy's excellence in wine, food and...

2010-06-16 15:02:00

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the summer and into autumn, The New York Botanical Garden presents The Edible Garden, an exhibition about growing and preparing good food. Set across the 250-acre Botanical Garden landscape from June 19 through October 17, 2010, the exhibition celebrates locally grown, seasonal food through demonstrations from food and gardening experts every day; appearances by Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich, Rick Bayless, Daisy Martinez, Dan Barber, Sara...

2010-04-02 11:02:00

NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Gino Colangelo, President of New York City-based Colangelo & Partners Public Relations has been tapped to present findings on a panel titled "United States: Risks and Opportunities for Soave" during the annual wine expo, Vinitaly (April 8-12, 2010). The panel also includes famed Italian chef, cookbook author and television personality, Lidia Bastianich, as well as Walter Brunello, President of Buonitalia SpA, the Italian governmental organization...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.