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Articles by: Francine Segan

  • Wine Tarallucci
    Dining in & out
    Francine Segan(January 02, 2019)
    Three unusual Italian cookies that you can make ahead for the holidays, each with a special featured ingredient just right for the red wine lover, honey fan or grappa officiando
  • "Add sliced fruit, veggies or herbs for do-it-yourself natural thirst quencher"
    Art & Culture
    Francine Segan(December 21, 2016)
    The Galvanina Springs near the town of Rimini, in the Emilia-Romagna region, is one of Italy’s oldest springs. Its healthful mineral water has been renowned since ancient Roman times.
  • Facts & Stories
    Francine Segan(February 03, 2016)
    Acclaimed New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov writes three columns—The Pour, Wines of the Times and Wine School—in which he explores a specific type of wine each month. Part memoir and part manifesto, his latest book How to Love Wine tells the story of how he went from writing beer reviews for his high school newspaper to becoming America’s most trusted wine critic.
  • Dining in & out: Articles & Reviews
    Francine Segan(January 28, 2016)
    Recently I sat down with celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich for a long conversation that was produced and broadcast by i-ItalyTV. We talked about Lidia’s new book Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine; as well as what it’s like being a TV chef, the genesis of the Eataly concept, cooking for several Popes, including most recently Pope Francis, and, most importantly, how cooking is, and has always been for Lidia, “a family affair.”