This article, written by ALEXIS KORMAN, appears on Wine Enthusiast.
How to Master Italian Brunch
Italian brunch may be an American invention, but it’s an increasingly popular one. Just take a peek inside New York City’s packed trattorias on a Sunday afternoon for proof.
“We don’t really have brunch in Italy,” says Italy-born Chef Vito Gnazzo of Manhattan’s buzzy Il Gattopardo, which serves an Italian brunch menu on weekends. “A cappuccino and a pastry is how we might eat at midday on a weekend in Italy. But being in New York City, the brunch capital of the world—and because our restaurant has such a beautiful brunch space—we absolutely had to create a brunch menu that reflected our Italian personality.”
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