The Mount Vernon Arts & Culture, Inc. held an opening reception in the Rotunda of Mount Vernon City Hall on March 18th. Gerald Jones, a guest artist whose work is currently on exhibit at City Hall was present at the event, led by Mayor Ernest D. Davis and Cynthia Burgos, Chair of the Fine Arts Committee.
I am about to share with you my family recipe that originated at Angelina’s Restaurant in 1936 and was also served in our other Greenwich Village establishment, La Marionetta Pizzeria when it opened in 1961. Carrying on the tradition, I made and served this same lasagne throughout my professional catering days – including to Gwyneth… Continue reading Recipe for Lasagne
The restaurant was established at 41 Greenwich Avenue between Perry and Charles Streets in NYC in 1936, where it remained, owned and operated by my mother’s family for more than fifty years. Angelina Morra, the namesake, was my great grandmother. She was an orphan and illiterate who came to America fromPiedmont, Italy in the early… Continue reading I learned the proper way to set a table at Angelina’s Restaurant before I knew my ABCs.
Those of you who know me since I was a kid and those of you who know me as a writer know that from the time I was 12 to 14 I was stalked by Jose Ramos, the person who up until very recently was believed to be involved with the Etan Patz disappearance.