Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

Restaurateur Hall of Fame

Issue: April 30, 1998

April 30, 1998 Restaurateur Hall of Fame Lidia Bastianich Lidia Bastianich, 50, is the Italian mother we all wish were cooking in our home kitchens. Since opening Manhattan's Felidia in 1981 with her husband, Felice, Bastianich has provided New Yorkers with soul-satisfying cuisine from her native Istria (in northeastern Italy) and treasures from the best Italian wine list in the city.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 1998.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories