A fishing boat in Norway’s Lofoten Islands. Author Eric Dregnispent a year on a Fulbright Fellowship in Trondheim, Norway, where his first child was born.Images courtesy of the author. ——-This is the first in a series running this week on authors’ favorite holiday recipes.——-BY ERIC DREGNI The fishmonger at the Ravnkloa seafood shop in Trondheim tricked me. … More Recipe spectacular: Bury your fish for better flavor and other questionable Norwegian advice.
Download the infographic timeline. BY JACK EL-HAI My book Non-Stop: A Turbulent History of Northwest Airlines covers NWA’s history from its first flights as an airmail carrier in 1926 to its final sad days before its acquisition by Delta Airlines in 2010. Along the way, the book tells countless stories — important and incidental, famous … More 9 unforgettable moments in the history of Northwest Airlines
Eric Dregni’s Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capital has been selected by The Book Design Review as one of its favorite book covers of 2009 (follow the link to vote for your favorite). Also on the list: Haruki Murakami’s What I Talk About When I Talk About Running; Alison … More Vote ‘Never Trust a Thin Cook’!
Never Trust a Thin Cook–the video: http://wanimoto.clearspring.com/o/4805fc0db4a3562c/4af46cf43a2e70f8/4805fc0db4a3562c/5162d578/-cpid/db1816ddf8ea420d/-EMH/240/-EMW/432/widget.js Click for more information about Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capital, by Eric Dregni. You can also catch Dregni’s interview with The Onion, the book’s Heavy Table review, and more multimedia blog posts that feature this book (including a recent Minneapolis reading … More Living Modena Loca!
The first Italian review of Minnesota author Eric Dregni’s Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capital appears on Page 14 of today’s Il Resto del Carlino, a newspaper based in Modena, Italy. The title: ‘La mia America e l’Emilia Romagna’: Prof statunitense ha scritto un libro che esalta Bologna e … More ‘La mia America e l’Emilia Romagna’
Ever wonder how prosciutto and salami are made in Italy? Or why no one in Italy ever gets ticketed for speeding? Or how lard (even really, really good lard) tastes? (Maybe not.) Check out this reading Eric Dregni, author of Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capital, gave recently in … More "Mold Makes Good Salami Great," "Angry Noodles" & more
I simply want to live in the place with the best food in the world. This is the first line in Eric Dregni’s forthcoming book, Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capital. While Dregni did accomplish this dream, his experiences were indeed anything but simple.Dregni had convinced his then-girlfriend, Katy, … More A hungry American in Italy
Eric Dregni (above, pictured with the legendary Fabio), author of In Cod We Trust and the forthcoming Never Trust a Thin Cook and Other Lessons from Italy’s Culinary Capital, has a travel piece in Sunday’s Star Tribune about surviving the streets of Rome via Vespa (aka scooter). Here are a few standout pieces of transportation … More When in Rome …