Pepe’s “Hobo Stew” Recipe
As seen in the legendary cookbook by Mary Chamberlin INGREDIENTS (serves 6) In a large old fashioned pour-spout coffee pot, combine all ingredients and cook over low flame campfire for 2 hours. 5 cups water, chicken stock, or meat broth (or any combination of the above) Note: add some beer, port wine or a shot of whisky for added authenticity 1 shot of espresso, or a teaspoon of instant coffee 2 pounds stew meat and/or poultry (any combination of beef, pork, lamb, chicken, turkey, rabbit or game can be used) Note: meats need to be cut into 1-inch cubes, and poultry or rabbit cut in quarter sections 2 tablespoons butter 2
Photographer Randy Tunnell once captured the sensitive side of Sinatra
And now you can see it at Little Napoli! Some say it is the subject that makes the picture. Others believe it is the story told by the photographer. Yet for young stringers in the '70s, whether it was a celebrity sighting, a prize fight or the president, they got paid $15 a photo and just hoped they got the shot. Mostly, these independent photographers, working on contract for the Associated Press, hoped to add up enough images by the end of the month to make rent. Back then, Randy Tunnell was young, skilled and willing
Hoboken gives Key to the City to actor Joe Pantoliano and Rich Pèpe
Published: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 7:50 AM Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 8:33 AM HOBOKEN - Two native sons of the Mile Square City will be honored next month at the 13th Annual Hoboken Boys & Girls Club fundraiser. Childhood friends who grew up in Hoboken - Joe Pantoliano, an Emmy-award winning actor, and Rich Pepe, a chef and restaurateur on the West Coast - will be awarded Keys to the City by Mayor Dawn Zimmer for their respective families' contributions to the city for three generations. The duo, known as "Pepe
Edible Complex by Mark C. Anderson
More from The-World-Is-Rich-Pepe's-Restaurant-and-We're-Just-Dining-In-It file: The man behind Little Napoli, Peppoli at Pebble Beach and much more has another gangbuster Italian concept already in place for the Piatti space at Sixth and Junipero: Vesuvio. The plan is to take the so-called "Mediterranean diet" to Mount Vesuvious-type heights. Think mouthwatering Italian olive oils, grains, beans, and fresh fish, with all the Southern Italy wines. "I'm so excited about the opportunity to showcase my Southern Italian family and also revitalize that part of Carmel with some new energy, " Pepe says. Vesuvio erupts in spring 2011. By Mark C. Anderson Reprinted from Monterey County Weekly, Nov 11-17,
Pepe & Joey cook for Hoboken Boys & Girls Club
Ciao Amici (hello friends), I'm honored to announce that on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 Joey and I have been invited to cook dinner in New Jersey for the Hoboken Boys & Girls Club for their annual fundraising party "An Evening with Two Guys from Hoboken”. While that's exciting on its own, we've just learned the Mayor of Hoboken will be presenting us with the Keys to the City! As you may know, our families emigrated from Italy through Ellis Island over a hundred years ago, settling in Hoboken, New Jersey. It was there that Joey and I
Tell us your high school “Buddy Story”
Have a best friend from high school you're still close with? Went into business with? Ended up in jail with? Maybe even married? All entries will receive an 8x10 autographed photo of Pepe & Pants! We want to hear your story. Leave a comment below with all the sordid details!
“The Next Negroni” is ERIN ARNESE!
Congratulations ERIN ARNESE - WINNER!
You are crowned "The Next Negroni" and win dinner for 4 at little Napoli in Carmel-by-the-Sea.
October 29, 2010, Erin entered the following cocktail recipe.
Little Napoli Hosts Ventana Vineyards
Ciao Amici (hello friends), A few years ago I was invited to become a partner with a group of close friends in one of Monterey County's premiere wineries, Ventana Vineyards. It's been great to be involved in this venture, and I'm proud to be hosting Ventana Vineyards at Little Napoli for the 14th Annual Great Wine Escape Weekend Winemakers' Dinner. Please plan to join us and savor the wines of Ventana Vineyards, and enjoy the Italian cuisine and ambiance at Little Napoli Bistro Italiano in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Mark your calendar for Saturday, November
The Great Wine Escape Weekend 2010
Step into the Monterey Wine and Food Lifestyle
Pepe Winery – 65 Degree Magazine
"As a restaurateur in Carmel, California, it is my passion and dream to pass along and share the Pèpe family lifestyle and traditions through my restaurant, wine, travel, and hospitality ventures." These are the words spoken by Rich Pèpe, owner of Pèpe Winery, and Little Napoli Restaurant in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Pèpe winery began when Rich heard that his friend Piero Antinori was going to sell some of the grapes from his Atlas Peak vineyard estate. With the help of Napa Valley winemaker Glenn Salva, Pèpe crafted a wine that would elegantly live up to its Atlas Peak pedigree. Pèpe Winery's unique blend of