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Italian gelateria Dri Dri debuted its vegan Italian-style gelato in the United States this month with a mobile gelato truck at Los Angeles’ Huntington Library. Custom designed in Italy, Dri Dri’s authentic retro truck serves gelato made from a blend of rice and almond milks in flavors such as Almond, Espresso Coffee, Cookie Dough, Pistachio, Coconu...

This harvest season, if you’d like to explore the “imaginary” Italy of the North Bay, we’ve got your passport and itinerary ready. We asked some of our favorite Italian-inspired chefs, farmers and winemakers to chime in on the question: How do you live like an Italian in Wine Country? Cue the soundtrack of “Il Postino.” Growing your own Costata Rom...

An expansive seating area with modern tables and chairs awaits customers next month at Carrara Pastries’ new location in Moorpark. Damiano Carrara, celebrity chef and owner of Carrara Pastries, which offers Italian coffee and dishes in addition to its acclaimed sweets, shared mockups of the shop’s plans, located at 144 W. Los Angeles Ave., on his F...

Colavita (https://www.colavita.com), the leading family-owned and operated Italian extra virgin olive oil in the United States, is proud to announce the opening of a new dedicated production and distribution facility in Dixon, California. The new location will allow for enhanced production capabilities and efficiencies, greater collaboration with W...

Like many people who come to the United States, Rita and Franceso "Frankie" Molin arrived in America with a dream. They wanted to share the authentic cuisine of their native Venice, Italy, with those who may not have otherwise been exposed. The Molins opened La Gastronomia in downtown Grass Valley in 2014, offering a selection of meats, cheeses, sa...

Vegan drinking venues are nothing new. Within the past few years, gastropubs and breweries have been the new social “thing,” serving slightly outrageous yet equally delicious plant-based bar food with an impressive selection of local beers (on tap, of course). However, this culture has yet to truly permeate the wine world. Tara Punzone wanted to ch...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Yorba Linda, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges. 1. Stefano's Golden Baked Hams. Topping the list is Stefano's Golden Baked Hams. Located at 18220 Yorba Lin...

Step inside Sixth + Mill, Downtown’s newest industrial dining addition offered up on Sixth Street in the Arts District. The all-Italian powerhouse plans to officially open for business on Sunday, August 26, proving once again that there’s always money in pizza, pasta, and wine. Sixth + Mill is the work of the Factory Place Hospitality Group, the te...

Ha un tono della voce quasi dimesso.  Racconta e ogni tanto gli scappa uno slang in quell’americano tipico degli emigrati siciliani. Le parole non sono il suo forte. Perché il suo regno è la cucina. Lui è Celestino Drago, 61 anni a settembre, di cui quasi 40 trascorsi negli Stati Uniti, a Los Angeles dove si è trasferito definitivamente nel 1979 av...

Restaurateur Piero Selvaggio has announced that he will close Valentino, his Santa Monica Italian restaurant, at the end of the year. The restaurant, credited with introducing Angelenos to authentic Italian ingredients such as prosciutto, balsamic vinegar and white truffles, opened on Pico Boulevard in 1972. The restaurant’s last night of service i...

Ieri sera, 8 agosto 2018 a Galati Mamertino, si è inaugurata la sede della fondazione impegnata nel campo della promozione del territorio Siciliano e particolarmente della zona dei Nebrodi e della cultura enogastronomica che legata alla zona, intitolata al noto chef Celestino Drago che, proprio per la sua ormai quarantennale attività nel settore de...

When life gave them lemons, the Pallini family didn't make lemonade — they made limoncello! Try the classic Italian liqueur and more at our pop-up 'Cello Bar from August 6 to 19 in La Piazza. Since 1875, the Pallini family has been producing Limoncello, a natural liqueur traditionally made with prized organic Sfusato Amalfitano lemons and pure alco...