Gianni Dezio – Un tipo Tosto (A Tough Guy)

Gianni Dezio – Un tipo Tosto (A Tough Guy)

In attempting to tell the story of Gianni Dezio, chef of the restaurant, Tosto, in Atri (TE), you must be ready to pack up and embark on a crazy journey across the Atlantic Ocean, a delicate balancing act of back-and-forth between Venezuela and Abruzzo. You were born? Here. Preschool? There. Elementary? Here. High School? There. …

The Night Before

The Night Before

The tracks of the tractors screeching in the distance just far enough away to appear sweet as evening falls over the Piomba Valley. The lights of Città Sant’Angelo illuminate like a stage above the hill. The air refreshes and reverberates in the woods of licorice that are under the olive groves which are above our …