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The chef behind Boulder’s Sforno Trattoria Romana and Bacco Trattoria & Mozzarella Bar opened his latest Italian concept earlier this month in southwest Longmont. Caprese Trattoria replaced the fast-casual Mediterranean favorite Basil Flats at 1067 S. Hover Road. Fans of Sforno, Bacco, or Monnanni’s Parma Trattoria & Mozzarella Bar in Louisville wi...

A muffuletta is fresh bread, cold cuts, olives, cheese and Italian heritage all wrapped in one white paper package. Unlike the other quintessential New Orleans sandwich — the po-boy — the muffuletta is not subject to refinements. The sandwich is as it was when it was created in 1906: layers of salami, ham, mortadella, pepperoni, capicola, provolone...

One of Austin's top Italian restaurants is back with a new name, new menu, and new look. Juliet Ristorante reopens as Juliet Italian Kitchen Monday, June 19, at 3 pm for happy hour. The trendy eatery debuted to much fanfare two years ago, in the former Romeo's space. It temporarily shuttered earlier this month for a quick revamp of the space and co...

Nata in Texas ma trapiantata in Italia per amore, Laurel Evans non è solo volto televisivo e autrice di quattro libri, American Bakery, Buon Appetito America!, La Cucina Tex Mex e Insolito Muffin, è anche fondatrice e blogger di Un’Americana In Cucina, spazio in cui condivide ricette provenienti da oltre oceano ma rivisitate in chiave italiana. Dai...

With the successful opening this month of its first Italian fast-casual location with counter service and open pasta and pizza-making stations, Russo’s Restaurants is eyeing worldwide franchise growth opportunities. Internationally acclaimed Chef Anthony Russo, the creative power behind Russo’s New York Pizzeria® and Russo’s Coal-Fired Kitchen®, an...

Three years after opening The Nickel at 1100 14th Street, chef and restaurateur Jake Linzinmeir is setting the groundwork for Giovannina, a new concept set to open at 1520 Blake Street, where Aoba Sushi shuttered last November. Linzinmeir is not ready to talk details yet, but the name suggests that Denver’s Italian renaissanceis not over yet. Joini...

Roma’s Italian Restaurant celebrates its new location with a deeply satisfying spaghetti dish covered in smooth, silky mushroom and artichoke sauce with a hint of lemon. Enjoy Larger Space, New Dishes, Best Hospitality. Roma’s new larger space at 7033 Greenville Avenue (just north of Park Lane) allows guests to host larger gatherings for special oc...

There's nothing quite like a plate of good old-fashioned spaghetti and meatballs, but these restaurants? They take that classic dish to the next level. Zagat — a unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) — put together a list of 11 must-visit Italian restaurants in Denver, consisting mostly of spots that have just popped up in the last few...

My husband and I, both members of Houston’s Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC) and frequent guests at their wine tastings (read about past events here and here), were thrilled to attend their first ever Italian wine seminar in four two-hour classes over the course of four weeks, led by Master Sommelier Craig Collins (Meet the Sommelier at t...

Generations of New Orleanians have vivid memories of Tony Angello’s Ristorante, which closed on Christmas Eve after more than 40 years in business. That includes Phil Rizzuto and Jack Rizzuto, two brothers who grew up eating at the beloved Creole Italian eatery in Lakeview. Now, they are developing their own restaurant in Tony Angello’s former home...

Italian food may not be the first thing you think of when you think of summer, but it should be, because, well, Italian food should be the first thing you think of, period. Luca, Frank Bonanno’s elegant Italian restaurant, is hosting a four-part summer pop-up series. Events include an Italian family-style feast on June 29; Luca by the Bite (where y...

Just after 9 a.m., Oralia Olguin presses her palms into a football-shaped wad of dough. She leans into it, pressing one half into itself, over and over again. Gladys Bermudez runs the then-flattened dough through the sheeter, dusting it with flour as she goes. The dough thins and thins, passing through the sheeter multiple times until it's delicate...