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Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning television host, best-selling cookbook author, and restaurateur. She has held true to her Italian roots and culture, which she proudly and warmly invites her fans to experience.
 
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Poached Pear Tart
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Lidias Common Sense Cooking: Finding Fresh Eggs

 
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Italians drink beer?
With summer right around the corner, let us not forget the simple joy of cold beer on a hot day. While...
 
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Lidia celebrates children's books at Dr. Seuss' Birthday Bash in St. Louis and raises funds for the St. Louis Community College
Lidia will read Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham"†and her own brand new children's book, Lidia’s Egg-Citing Farm Adventure...
 
Lidia on Rachel Ray
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Lidia on Hoy in Mexico City
Lidia will be on hoy today at 10:37amCT cooking some great dishes. Be sure to check your local...
 
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Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking
Lidia brings viewers on a road trip into the heart of Italian-American cooking.
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LIDIA'S
Enjoy Lidia's pastas and sauces!
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Lidia's Stoneware Collection

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July 13, 2015
Italians drink beer?

With summer right around the corner, let us not forget the simple joy of cold beer on a hot day. While wine will always maintain top billing as Italy’s drink of choice, the craft brew scene is slowly making up for lost time, bringing high quality beer to the tables of haute cuisine restaurants. This little revolution started about 15 years ago with a handful of small producers located primarily in the north (Trentino-Alto Adige especially) and has since grown to include producers in every region of the country, totaling upwards of 250 microbreweries. Why not have some fun pairing artisanal beer with your favorite Italian dishes this summer? You can also get creative and try basting your roasted chicken with beer. We are brewing some delicious ones in our just opened Birreria on the roof top at Eataly, 23street and 5th Avenue. www.eataly.com