Lidia Bastianich Books & Biography
Lidia MaMatticchio Bastianich is the hostess of the national public television series Lidia's Italian Table. She is also co-owner of three New York City restaurants: Felidia, Becco, and Frico Bar. Ms. Bastianich is the author of La Cucina di Lidia and gives lectures on Italian cuisine throughout the country. For the past few years, she has been the editor for a New York Times special insert, The Celebration of Life, dedicated to culinary life in Italy. Ms. Bastianich lives in Douglaston, New York.