Lorenzo Manuali is a Food Contributor for Galavante. He developed his passion for food and travel through his family and their extensive trips to Italy since he was a child. Lorenzo’s family owns the famed Eataly groceries and restaurant empire. He is highly influenced by his grandmother, the iconic Lidia Bastianich. In Lorenzo’s family, it’s a ritual to cook together Sundays and everyone contributes something to create the meal. One of his fondest memories is making gnocchi with his cousins as a young child.
Most Exotic Destination Traveled
Never forget to visit the local hole in the wall.
What’s on My Bucket List
Eating fugu in Japan. You haven’t lived until you eat something that, if not prepared correctly, could kill you.
Favorite Dish I Make
Spaghetti alla Carbonara
More About Lorenzo Manuali
Lorenzo will travel almost anywhere to eat. He is always on the lookout for the newest authentic recipes and experiences. Some of his most memorable travels included learning to make the perfect paella in Barcelona and visiting a prosciuttificio in Parma. Lorenzo has extensively traveled around the world, where of course Italy is a special destination.
Lorenzo has previously written for Eataly Magazine as well as The Harvard Crimson’s blog and opinion sections. He speaks Italian fluently. Lorenzo is currently pursuing his B.A. in Government at Harvard University.