Tucked away in a quiet corner of downtown Charleston’s Elliotsborough neighborhood lies chef Ken Vedrinski’s charming Italian eatery, Trattoria Lucca. Inspired by the ancient Tuscan city of Lucca, a place renowned for its olive oils, Trattoria Lucca brings the essence of Italian cuisine to the Lowcountry.
Every Day with Rachel Ray magazine features Chef Ken Vedrinski’s recipe.
The United States is distinguished by the diversity of culinary options it offers adventurous diners, with restaurants serving the food of nearly every nation. But amid this diversity, the cuisine of Italy stands alone for its popularity, its abundance, and the range of its offerings, both on the plate and in the glass. This year, our annual Wine Spectator food issue is devoted to Italy, focusing on American interpretations of some of that country’s most exciting regional specialties.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 20, 2013.
Chef Ken Vedrinski of Trattoria Lucca and Coda del Pesce will be profiled in the September issue of Wine Spectator magazine in a piece on the country’s top Italian chefs.
He joins other notables like Michael White (Marea, New York), Dena Marino (MC Kitchen, Miami), Celestino Drago (Drago Centro, Los Angeles), Jonathan Benno (Lincoln Ristorante, New York), and Matthew Accarrino (SPQR, San Francisco).
In the piece, he shares a recipe and a wine pairing. Keep an eye out for the issue, which should hit newstands this week.