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A high-end Italian restaurant opened on 37th Avenue in the Bruson Building over the weekend where Armondo’s was previously based. Romeo’s Italian Restaurante, located at 74-27 37th Ave, offers traditional food—from chicken parmesan, baked ziti to sea bass–in a space filled with Italian ambiance. The restaurant’s decor has an Italian feel with its b...

Two Harlem restaurateurs are expanding into Morningside Heights with a new Italian restaurant located a few blocks away from Columbia University's campus. Chef Andrew LoPresto and beverage manager Bruno Molfetta opened Bar314 on Amsterdam Avenue and West 122nd Street this month. The casual restaurant and bar features a menu of wood-fired pizzas — 1...

You catch the aroma on Arthur Avenue as a happy shopper opens the door, left arm holding a huge, bulging bag of bread and cookies. Yes, this is the Madonia Bakery, in its way a symbol of New York as much as the Lower East Side, the High Line, and Rockefeller Center. New York, to New Yorkers, is the neighborhood, and increasingly these areas are bei...

It’s no secret that most of the action in New York’s restaurant scene is happening in the middle. Some of the city’s most exciting new and upcoming restaurants this fall and winter serve tweaked tuna casserole, gussied-up grilled pizza, and Korean flatbread sandwiches. By contrast, Jonathan Benno’s latest, eponymous restaurant in the Evelyn Hotel i...

In casa Ferrero, prima dell'estate, avevano garantito l'apertura entro la fine del 2018. Promessa mantenuta, considerando che, tra qualche giorno anche New York godrà del suo Nutella Cafè. Le previsioni della vigilia sono quelle delle grandi occasioni. Quando un anno e mezzo fa il format ha esordito a Chicago, la città è letteralmente impazzita, re...

No matter what you’re in the mood for, New York offers nearly every kind of cuisine imaginable. Whether you’re hungry for food as ubiquitous as Chinese or as elusive as Ethiopian, your craving can be readily satiated. However, there can be a chasm between the palate of people in the United States and cultural authenticity. Restaurateur Gianfranco S...

Located in northwest Italy, Piemonte is rich in culture and history. The capital, Torino, was once the capital of Italy from 1861 to 1865. Today it is one of the largest metropolitan cities in all of Italy, bursting with art, restaurants, opera, and elegant palazzi. Of course, Torino is not the only area that Piemonte is well-known for! Several kil...

When Italian chocolatier Ferrero announced it was opening an official Nutella Cafe in New York, it could’ve been a refined affair with a giant old brass espresso machine and traditional pastries. What you actually find inside Nutella Cafe NYC is an amusement park that the hazelnut-cocoa spread built. “Everything on this menu is built around Nutella...

Growing up in New Jersey, Sott Tacinelli shared his Italian-American family's passion for food. He began a career in advertising but felt the call of the kitchen so he left for cooking school and eventually some top jobs in the industry.  His best move may have been teaming up with, and marrying, fellow chef Angie Rito. After tying the knot in Flor...

At first glance, Coltivare looks like another modern restaurant and bar in a city with a deliciously outsized food scene for its 31,000 residents. The fall menu includes mulled cider glazed chicken with whipped brie and fried shallot ($25), autumn pasta with house-made fettuccini with smoked beet cream sauce, spinach, winter squash and chevre cashe...

Chef Adam Leonti will make his long-awaited New York debut with dishes like stuffed rabbit, milk-braised lamb, and salt-baked branzino at his new Italian restaurant Leonti, opening Thursday in the UWS space that once held Dovetail. The new iteration is an upscale venue inspired by Milanese and Torinese restaurants that couple high-quality service w...

On November 4, this journalist had the chance to dine at Sergio's Italian Restaurant in Massapequa on Long Island. Digital Journal has the scoop. The restaurant itself has a family atmosphere to it, and it is situated in the heart of Massapequa. Sergio's serves Gluten Free and Whole Wheat Pasta, in addition to their elaborate menu of traditional ap...