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When Frances Grego Krull thinks of Sioux City's Turin Inn -- a popular supper club owned by her grandparents Charlie and Mary Chide Prochelo from the 1920s to 1960s -- she remembers the stand-up comics who would headline every evening and the beautiful showgirls who would bring down the curtains by dancing to "Lullaby of Broadway." Mostly, she reme...

Marcella’s, an Ohio-based restaurant, marks another addition from the Cameron Mitchell Restaurant (CMR) group into Denver’s revolving dining scene. The Italian café made its Lower Highlands, Denver debut earlier this month on the ground floor of 1801 Central Street. Though initially planned as a Denver outpost for the more casual CMR restaurant Rus...

An Italian fast food chain is looking to hire 500 new employees nationwide, and several of those positions are available in the Denver area. Fazoli’s will host what it calls a “National Signing Day” hiring event Tuesday at its five Denver-area locations from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Those locations include: - 1012 S. Alibene St. Aurora- 5480 Wadsworth...

To express gratitude to all the tireless first responders, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, a national restaurant chain that creates authentic, inventive Italian dishes, will offer a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entrée to those who have helped so many of America’s communities recently. First Responders are invited to visit and enjoy their compl...

Food halls/markets are a familiar sight in metro Denver these days, with the Source, Avanti Food & Beverage, Denver Central Market, and Stanley Marketplace all opening over the past few years; Zeppelin Station is also set to enter the scene in December. But when Denver Milk Market debuts in LoDo’s Dairy Block development next summer, it will featur...

  LoHi lands a new Italian restaurant with the opening of Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria & Wine Bar. The 152-seat restaurant features room for another 40 on the patio. Customers can receive a voucher for free valet parking starting at 5 p.m. or pay $7 without validation. The restaurant gets its name from a house manager and cook at a villa in Tusc...

To say Ashley Shelton is busy would be an understatement. As the executive chef of not one but two restaurants, life moves at full speed She said, "If they were in different parts of the city, I would be in trouble." Ashley, who went to The Culinary Institute of America and spent a year working in Italy,  runs the kitchen at Pastaria and Sardella,...

J.D. Fratzke and Matty O’Reilly have been busy. Between summer 2016 and March 2017, they opened two restaurants, Red River Kitchen and Bar Brigade. And now they’ve added Delicata, a casual Italian eatery in the Como neighborhood of St. Paul helmed by Noah Barton (former executive chef at Chino Latino). The newest member of the family has a lot in c...

Johnny and Sandra Caracci have been serving customers their Italian dishes using family recipes for 25 years. This week they opened their Johnny C’s Deli & Pasta in the Town Pavilion, 1111 Main St., Suite 115. Plowboys Barbeque formerly operated in the space but relocated to a larger spot on the south corner of the Town Pavilion. Johnny C’s serves...

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Carlo's Bakery will celebrate the grand opening of the famous bakery's first midwest location at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. This will be the 21st location for the recognized brand most known as the setting of the hit TLC series, Cake Boss, following a series of highly attended openings throughout the...

On September 20th we will meet at our normal location, Favazza’s Banquet Center. In addition to our normal wines from Favazza’s, the dinner will be accompanied by a tasting of wines hand selected by our presenter that evening, Luciano Racca. Luciano is a co-owner of Raineri vineyard in Piemonte, Italy. He will speak to us about each of the wines as...

Helena’s historic Last Chance Gulch, where four miners struck gold in 1864, has yet another gem for all to savor with the opening of Ristorante Bella Roma. Located in what is currently the Helena Hotel adjacent to Broadway Street, Bella Roma is a dream come true for owner Davide Giuliani. Davide grew up in Rome watching his mother and grandmothe...