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illycaffè, the global leader in high-quality, sustainably-grown coffee, announces it will host an exclusive week long residency of two highly acclaimed, Michelin Starred Italian chefs Antonia Klugmann and Alfio Ghezzi, who will bring their culinary talent to New York's Chefs Club Counter September 30 - October 5, 2018. Starting on September 30th, i...

With restaurant trends moving toward casual dining amid a refined atmosphere these days, it's easy to see why EAT Italian has been received with open arms.  "Chopped" champ Franco Franzese and seasoned restaurateur Maria Buonsante seem to have found just the right recipe -- pardon the pun -- to satisfy patrons since theyopened their doors in May. T...

Just as the food service business has evolved on Staten Island so has Lou Marfoglio, a chef who currently anchors himself in Seaview at Daddino's Grand Ballroom at Colony Hall. And with his broad background in the industry, Chef Lou hopes to shape the way Staten Island eats -- one massive food gathering at a time.  Along with on- and off-premise ca...

The food specialties of Trentino, an autonomous province of northern Italyfamous for the Dolomites mountain range and for its fresh and healthy quality of life, will be available for tasting at a Tasting Event on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Eataly NY Flatiron, 200 5th Avenue, 6:00-9:00 PM. The event is open to food and wine importers, distributo...

Solevo Kitchen & Social Club in Saratoga Springs, inspired by Italian supper clubs in 1950s Las Vegas, will open with a ribbon-cutting event at 3 p.m. Friday (9/21), followed by a free tasting of wines and samples from the menu until 7 p.m. It starts regular dinner service at 4 p.m. Sunday, with dinner available from 4 p.m. nightly thereafter. (Sat...

Outside of Italy the distinction between a ristorante and a trattoria has become as blurred as has that between a bistro and brasserie outside of France. Traditionally, a ristorante is a mid- or-upper level dining establishment of whatever size offering a fairly extensive menu, whereas a trattoria is small, unfussy, usually family run, with a short...

Little Falls is shaping up to be a “city of festivals,” having hosted numerous events throughout the summer months, including the Little Falls Cheese Festival, a weekly Cruise-Inn car show, the Corning GlassBarge and the Canal Celebration. The roster of community events has grown in recent years to include the annual Art Walk and Midsummer Night’s...

Upstate New York is home to a large population of Italian families. In fact, New York State has the largest population of Italian-Americans than any other state except New Jersey. Even the small city of Rome, N.Y., has a population that declares itself over 30 percent Italian-American. So let's take a look at a list of favorite Italian markets and...

CALLING ITSELF the first of its kind, Savannah has its very own legitimate New York deli, Rocky’s New York Deli & Italian Catering. By “legitimate,” I refer to specific things— in-house curing of meats, Nonna’s recipes, and a chef and owner that are actually from New York. The owner of the brand new deli located in Sandfly, Bill Vissicchio, decided...

The saga between Ralph's Italian Ices & Ice Cream and the Village of Mamaroneck may be heating up just as summer comes to a close. Scott Rosenberg, owner of the seasonal store, which was shuttered last year due to a zoning battle with the village government, is now hoping to open in another part of the village. Rosenberg submitted a preliminary app...

EVERY MORNING, as the sun arrives, so do they: a handful of employees, taking their spots at two maple benches custom-made by John Boos & Co., the Illinois company revered for its cutting boards. They will stay for around 10 hours, producing whichever pasta the kitchen requests: corzetti, stamped like Roman coins; or cappelletti — little hats — stu...

Dine under the stars at Sotto le Stelle, which is the translation of the name of this charming pizzeria and restaurant on Queens Blvd. in Sunnyside. The decor is as rustic as the pizza served here with distressed wood paneled wainscot, smoky blue walls, and a rough-hewn bar backed by exposed brick. The brick oven glows with intense heat and sizzlin...