Alessandro Ancona: “Picciotto New York City” to Savor Panelle and Arancini

Interview with the chef and pizza maker from Castellammare del Golfo that, with his yellow truck, brought the tradition of Sicilian street food to Manhattan

It’s called “Picciotto New York City” and it’s the food truck that Alessandro Ancona, pizza maker and chef from Castellamare del Golfo, introduced in 2016 on the streets of New York, from May to October and with two strategic locations: Midtown and the Financial District. Representing the tradition of Sicilian street food, Picciotto’s menu includes Palermitan-style anelletti pasta, bread and panelle, caponata, pizza, arancini and of course, cannoli.

di Liliana Rosano

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