This coming SEPTEMBER, renowned chef and author David Ruggerio takes you back to Brooklyn and introduces you to the Italian-American experience and cuisine he knows, grew up with, and adores in his cookbook-A TOMATO GROWS IN BROOKLYN. This humble cuisine reflects a beautiful narrative of joy, sadness, fatigue but always rich in humanity and heritage.

A TOMATO GROWS IN BROOKLYN is full of luscious pictures with more than135 recipes that will make your mouth water. With a bite of Involtini of Eggplant, a taste of Octopus in Warm Vinaigrette, a forkful of Carbonara of Artichoke, a morsel of Gnocchi all’Amatriciana, or a mouthful of Panna Cotta of Orange, Caramel and Figs, you will discover what makes the Italian American cuisine of Brooklyn unique.

A TOMATO GROWS IN BROOKLYN will also be a series on YouTube. Following the cooking and antics of David Ruggerio. The series will launch in August. Stay tuned for the launch date and giveaways to celebrate A TOMATO GROWS IN BROOKLYN.