Amanda Gabriele
Amanda Gabriele is an Editor at The Manual and Senior Editor at Supercall. She is the former JackThreads Copywriter and Managing Editor of where she spent four years covering fashion, beauty and dogmatic red carpet commentary. She can’t live without the three Bs – bourbon, barbecue and beards – and loves to cook in platforms. Amanda resides in Fort Greene, Brooklyn with her collection of vintage furs, but you can find her 24/7 on Twitter @CrystlMeatballs.

Celebrating the Appalachian Appetite, A True American Cuisine

Susi Gott Séguret’s new cookbook celebrates the true American cuisine founded in the mountainous region from Maine to Mississippi.

How to Make Perfect Lasagna Bolognese

True Italian food doesn’t need any bells or whistles to make people come back for more, which is the simple philosophy at Il Principe restaurant in NYC’s Hotel Hugo.

The Ultimate South Florida Travel Guide

The best places to eat, drink, stay and play in Fort Lauderdale and beyond.


Cochon555 is Bringing 1,500 Pounds of Pork to NYC

Cochon555 2017 is kicking off in New York City with five local chefs competing for the title of the “Prince or Princess of Porc.”

Feasting: How to Cure Prosciutto At Home

A step-by-step process on curing and drying your own Italian ham.

Feast of the Seven Fishes is Our Favorite Christmas Tradition

On Christmas Eve, Italian-Americans prepare a feast of at least seven different types of fishes. These recipes offer a modern take on the classic meal.

XHIBITION Shows Us How Cleveland is Done

We enlisted our friends at recently-opened XHIBITION to curate our guide with the best places to stay, eat, drink, shop and see in the city.


Serve a Barbecue Thanksgiving This Year

If you’re tired of the same old roasted turkey and green bean casserole, John Lewis of Lewis Barbecue has tips on how to switch things up this year (with recipes).