Kristin Melia

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Kristin first fell in love with Napoli whilst eating her way through town. When not eating pizza in its myriad forms, she runs her event planning and catering company Sauced & Found on the Amalfi Coast. She is also unwitting sauce stirrer, ingredient forager, mozzarella puller, tomato taster and occasional grape stomper. Today she live in Naples and on the Amalfi Coast in constant pursuit of her next meal.

Articles by kristinmelia

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:30
Everyone knows that Venice has a famously enchanting Carnevale season. All masks and pageantry and secrets- so befitting of the misty canals and darke…
Tue, 01/22/2019 - 06:12
People in Naples have a spectacularly blasé attitude towards Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend series. Known as the Neapolitan Chronicles to the re…
Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:59
With the holiday season over in all its glory, Naples still revels in its celestial splendor. There are shrines, frescos, statues and reliquaries that…
Thu, 11/22/2018 - 03:55
While the Amalfi Coast is world renowned as a glistening getaway for the summer’s international jet set, there is something almost quaint about visiti…
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 03:00
According to the revered poet Virgil, the first Greeks arrived in Italy after fleeing the Trojan wars about 3,000 years ago. In his epic poem, the Aen…
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:05
The island of Procida is probably one of the most photographed in all of Italy. You may not recognize its name but the endearingly iconic shot of Proc…
Tue, 09/04/2018 - 03:33
Twelve thousand years ago a volcano violently exploded in the modern day suburbs of Napoli. Traces of the explosion have been discovered as widely as…
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:44
In the sweltering month of August, Italians from Torino to Messina flock to the beach. Temperatures sore to well above 35 degrees centigrade and every…
Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:48
Summers on the Amalfi Coast are cinematic, magic and often chaotic. With jagged coastlines jutting into the Mediterranean and pastel houses hovering l…