About Pino Luongo

Pino Luongo

Pino Luongo has been a restaurateur for more than 30 years. His love of food extends back to childhood afternoons spent in his mother’s kitchen and summers working at his uncle’s restaurant in Porto Santo Stefano. He's also the author of a best-selling memoir, Dirty Dishes, and five cookbooks, including Two Meatballs in the Italian Kitchen. Luongo lives with his wife and children in Westchester, NY, where he coaches his son's soccer team, listens to Italian pop songs and opera, and cooks.

Baked Asparagus with Parmesan and Balsamic Vinegar

These spring spears, buried beneath a behemoth of Parmesan, make converts of even the most reticent veggie eaters.

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  • 30 M
  • 9

Lobster Fra Diavolo
 | Aragosta Fra Diavolo

This swanky pasta dish, gilded with chunks of sweet, sweet lobster and hints of finely chopped chile, lends a little extravagance to everyday spaghetti.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
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