About 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. @chefpinoluongo

An oval plate topped with lobster fra diavolo and a spoon resting on the side.

Lobster Fra Diavolo

Lend a little swanky to everyday spaghetti by gilding it with chunks of sweet, sweet lobster and juuuuust the perfect hit of chile pepper.