Fried artichokes are a Roman classic, tracing their origins back to the city's Jewish ghettos. Giggetto is Rome's most famous purveyor of the delicacy, frying them up since opening 1923. In this video from Lucky Peach, proprietor Claudio Ceccarelli, grandson of the restaurant's founder, explains the history of the dish, the product he uses, and how he and his staff break down the artichokes and crisp them up in the hot oil.
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Giggetto has been preparing the dish for decades.