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Advance tickets are now on sale for three wine tastings that will take place Saturday, Aug. 19 during the third annual Italiano! Italian Festival on Fourth Avenue in downtown Huntington. In the parking lot between the Keith-Albee and Old Village Roaster and the new Fro Yo House, will be a new wine-tasting tent that will feature three separate Ital...

Within a block of each other in the shadow of the old Florida Avenue Market — now known as Union Market — you’ll find a tale of two Italian-American food purveyors that give us a glimpse into the Washington food scene, past and present.  In a city that was derided for decades for having no culinary soul, yet is now considered at the top of the food...

Positioned on the sidewalk in front of Salumeria 2703, the A-frame sign basically serves the same function that Luther, the anger translator, did for President Barack Obama: It bluntly explains the inner workings of something opaque to many Americans. The sign clarifies — curtly, if not vociferously — that the salumeria is an “Italian deli.” Most m...

We’ve been craving Italian sandwiches lately. Maybe it’s the run of picnic-perfect weather, or the vine-ripe tomatoes we’re spotting around town. Or, most likely, because it’s just a very good sandwich. The makings of a true Italian sub — or hero or grinder or spuckie or hoagie, depending on where you’re from — are most often salami, mortadella, ca...

Vito's Italian Ristorante owners Vito and Giusy Serradella hopped around Europe before finally settling in Camp Hill. In Germany, France and Scotland, Vito apprenticed at four-star restaurants where he expanded his culinary skills. Then, a close friend who is the owner of Gambino's Hair salon in Camp Hill, told the couple the former Papa Joe's rest...

The Italian sub, laden with provolone, cold cuts such as Genoa salami and mortadella, shredded lettuce, tomato, hot peppers, and vinaigrette, is a wonderful thing—if you live in New York City or Providence or any other city with a thriving Italian-American community. In Washington, you have to work a little harder to find one. If you do, it might c...

Days after closing his two-year-old Italian restaurant in Woodley Park, chef Liam LaCivita is back in the kitchen again — this time, making glazed doughnuts and stuffed bomboloni in Georgetown. Last Sunday, LaCivita officially closed Bar Civita, the neighborhood restaurant he established after leading the Liberty Tavern-fronted family of restaurant...

Mia Margherita in Bridgeport specializes in simple, fresh Italian dishes, made from recipes handed down through generations. "It's part of my personal heritage and the areas heritage; it's a celebration of food," said Scott Duarte, owner of the pizzeria. Their star attraction is the coal fired pizza, which is made in front of customers. "That's the...

Celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis says she is opening a new restaurant in Baltimore in 2018. De Laurentiis, who is known for her various roles on the Food Network, appeared on a Facebook Live video for the cable channel on Friday and was asked by a viewer if she planned to open any new restaurants."Yes, I'm going to open a restaurant in Baltimore,...

If you're familiar with the DC restaurant scene, you've probably heard the name Mike Isabella before. Think the classic Italian favorites of G by Mike Isabella or mouthwatering Greek dishes at Kapnos. Isabella, locally named the 2016 Restaurateur of the Year, has restaurants in DC, Arlington, Bethesda, and even Richmond. But soon, Fairfax County re...

There are dozens of places to grab a slice of pizza in the Mile Square City and for the past three years organizers of the St. Ann Italian Festival have been in search of the city's best pie. On Sunday afternoon, four pizzerias faced off for title of "Best Pizza in Hoboken 2017" during the 107th annual festival. This year's participants were Rosari...

The scene: Superstar chef Marc Vetri, a James Beard Award winner and former Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef winner, who trained extensively in Italy, is best known for his elevated takes on Italian cuisine at his acclaimed upscale Philadelphia eateries Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, Amis and Alla Spina. But no form of Italian cuisine is as beloved i...