Jennie Tai

Chelsea featured Italian

Drool Worthy: Gelato & Espresso Float (aka "Affogato")

We did it with ice cream and root beer…  the Italians did it with gelato and espresso. What’s affogato? It’s an Italian dessert that involves a scoop of gelato smothered in hot espresso, topped with whipped cream and shaved chocolate. The one pictured above is served with a chocolate pirouette at L’Arte de Gelato inside […]

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Falls Church Italian Pizza

9 Things To Love About Pizzeria Orso

It’s been years since I’ve visited Pizzeria Orso during their grand opening week. Hidden in Falls Church behind the duckpin bowling alley and a tiny car dealership, Pizzeria Orso remains the only spot in its’ city that serves authentic Neapolitan pizza. Since my last visit, they’ve acquired a spunky new chef that’s spiced up the […]

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Farm Fresh Farm Fresh Italian

The Honest Haul: Torn Figs + Burrata

  In my last post, I talked a little bit about food that (for lack of better words) has blown my mind (normally things that involve real truffles, silky eggs, or excessive amounts of bacon). The first time I ever had burrata, I was a little upset that I hadn’t discovered cream-cheese-stuffed mounds of mozzarella balls sooner. […]

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