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Monday, March 07, 2011
An Italian and a Wok
Although the myth of Marco Polo bringing pasta to Italy from his travels in China in the late 13th century has long been proven a fallacy, one of Richmond’s newest Italian restaurants, Osteria La Giara, forges a link between Italy and China. Nuccio Giambanco, an immigrant from Sicily in the mid 1980’s and long time proprietor of Nuccio’s Trattoria & Pizza on Richmond’s Southside, cooks his pasta in a wok.
You can read my review in this week's Style Weekly.
You can check out his video on You Tube for a demonstration.