Gelato Giornale: where to lick the best gelato in italy

Chef Annette Tomeieat and tell with Annette Tomei

After over a year of thesis writing – sorry to be away from my readers for so long – I decided to celebrate the end of my self-imposed solitary confinement with a trip to Italy – the land of sensuality, romance, and ecstatic worship of great food. Though I enjoyed many wonderful meals and sinful treats as I nibbled my way through Rome and Florence, I’ll begin the menu of essays about my adventures with the best part of the meal – dessert! Read more

Short and Sweet!–the life of the overindulged

Chef Annette TomeiEat & Tell with Annette Tomei

Like the month of February, these musings will be short and sweet. Am excited for the launch of “Eat Something Sexy” and looking forward to being a part of its beginnings and growth!

Like many a sexy diva, have been spending the first part of this year atoning for debaucheries and indulgences of Christmas (and New Years) past. Read more

Party Life a Diva

Chef Annette TomeiEat & Tell with Annette Tomei

Seems like everyone I know is in a perpetual state of schedule overload – in constant motion with Blackberries blazing! My friends’ careers are as diverse as their personalities… from freelance artists to restaurant professionals, corporate executives and business owners – married, single, parents, and/or pet owners – actively engaged in life at all times. Read more

Twinkie Sushi

Chef Annette Tomei

Eat & Tell with Annette Tomei

Annette’s Twinkie Sushi Recipe

Dressing a Twinkie up as sushi may be more perverse than sexy but it’s also about the most fun you can have with a cream filled, vanilla sponge log. Read more

Catching Up–from junk food to no holds barred gourmet

Chef Annette TomeiEat & Tell with Annette Tomei

Before I get started, I thought it would be nice to catch up (it’s been so long!). Besides, I promised an update on the wedding of my dear friend Bride to Be. Though that riotously fun Labor Day weekend in Newport when BTB became Mrs. G under the watchful eye of Hurricane Ernesto is deserving of more commentary, I have more ground to cover… the Newport eating, drinking, and dancing extravaganza will, sadly, have to wait. Read more