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In Seattle today, Starbucks opened its first standalone Princi bakery, one of 1,000 of the high-end Italian bakeries that the coffee giant plans to open throughout the U.S. The Denny Triangle bakery and cafe, located at 2118 Westlake Ave., slings a fancy, rotating array of fresh focaccia pizzas, sourdough bread, and glistening pastries. It’s the sa...

Craving gelato? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top gelato destinations in Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike. 1. Gelatiamo Topping the list is Gelatiamo, a downtown bakery that makes its artisanal gelato fresh each day using seasonal produce and organic...

Depending on where you live in the Valley, a visit to Osteria might feel like something of an odyssey. To get there, drive past the fraying orange groves on McKellips Road, past the sun-blanched hangars of Falcon Field, until you reach the northeastern edges of Mesa. Drive any farther east and you’ll hit the Superstition Mountains. Until recently,...

For an Italian-style meal, visit The Old Spaghetti Factory (0715 S.W. Bancroft St., Portland; 503-222-5375), successfully owned and operated by the Dussin family since 1969. Over the years, additional locations have opened all over America, but that never stopped them from creating quality food made from scratch onsite, using fresh ingredients when...

While New Yorkers continue to boast about their oh-so-special Italian restaurants, Portland has built itself a remarkably robust Italian food scene, from wood-fired pizzas to handmade pastas. Beyond the typical red sauce fare, Portland has captured the Italian dedication to exceptional ingredients, from local artisan polenta at the legendary Nostra...

Italian cuisine doesn’t get much better than Capers and Olives in downtown Everett — unless you go to Italy. My coworkers and I couldn’t stop raving about the new restaurant on Colby Avenue, which serves house-made pasta with seasonal ingredients in an intimate setting. I’m glad Sara and Sharon joined me for lunch. It was a thrill to find a gem lik...

When you grab a slice of pizza at DiNardi's, you're tapping into a long-standing family tradition of Italian culinary magic. Ciro DiNardi Sr., hailing from Naples, Italy, and later New York City, helps Ciro DiNardi Jr., owner of the newly opened pizzeria in Spokane's Logan Neighborhood, as chef in the kitchen, sharing recipes his grandparents passe...

Starbucks’ latest outpost of high-end Italian bakery Princi is opening this summer in Denny Triangle, at 2118 Westlake Ave, just south of Whole Foods. The first U.S. outpost of Princi debuted last November inside the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room on Capitol Hill, at which point the coffee giant suggested standalone versions of the Mil...

Portland’s incoming Italian place is pretty different from others that opened this season: It has no dining room, no cart, no pasta or amaro, not even a garlic knot. Nella Panzanella is all about Italy’s bread-based salad, only available for delivery. The company, a brainchild of husband-wife team Jasper Smith (Bar Casa Vale) and Ella McCallion, wi...

It's called Maui Pasta, but there is nothing remotely Hawaiian on the menu of this new Italian restaurant in Scottsdale. However, chef/owner Patricia Inman and her friend and general manager, Debra Lynch, exude the spirit of “Aloha. They moved to Scottsdale from Hawaii last August after the original Maui Pasta closed due to an electrical fire.   Lo...

Today on Fresh Living Marco Stevanoni, Executive Chef and Sommelier of his own restaurant VENETO Ristorante Italiano, joined the hosts to share his story. Marco Stevanoni is an Italian citizen, born and raised in Verona, Italy, who came to Utah on a cross-country ski scholarship with the University of Utah. Today, his focus is on sharing his Italia...

Mamma mia! Utah can’t seem to get enough of the Mirenda family and their Sicilian cooking. Francesco and Giuseppe, the father-son duo behind the popular eateries Sicilia Mia and Antica Sicilia, have opened a third in Sugar House, called Dolce Sicilia (with a fourth planned for downtown Salt Lake City later this year). The name of the newest spot...