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Umbria is often overshadowed by its neighbor Tuscany, which lures food fans with culinary specialties such as panzanella (bread and tomato salad) and bistecca alla Fiorentina (barbecued sirloin). Umbrian dishes such as pasta alla Norcina (pasta with sausage) meanwhile, are yet to register on the radar of the globetrotting gastronome. Indeed our own food-related journeys to Italy had never included Umbria…until 2016.

From the impact of COVID-19 on the food and restaurant industry to the changing relationship with food many of us are currently dealing with, Chef Kevin Fonzo sheds light on all things food in today’s Q&A. Former owner of the famous “K” restaurant, Chef Fonzo has cooked numerous times at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City, he’s been added to the “Orlando’s Dining Hall of Fame”, and now heads his very own NPO, “The Kevin Fonzo Foundation”.