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Need more pizza in your life? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pizza sources in Saint Paul, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs. 1. Mama's Pizza Topping the list is Mama's Pizza. Located at 961 Rice St. in North End, the Italian and traditional American spot, which offers p...

Red Rabbit, the new casual Italian restaurant on Grand Avenue, probably isn’t where you would go for your anniversary dinner. And owner Luke Shimp is fine with that. Shimp would rather the restaurant, which serves pizzas, pastas, a few entrees, an approachable but really good wine list and some darn good cocktails, be an everyday place wheregroups...

The St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities Organization invites you to its very first CHRISTMAS CONCERT (Concerto di Natale) on Saturday, December 1st at 7PM starring Benedetta Orsi, a native of Bologna, and many more famed international musicians. A special thanks goes out to Grace UMC Church for so generously offering their space. The church is a magni...

You’ve iced sugar cookies and built gingerbread houses. You’ve mulled cider and maybe even attempted a homemade fruit cake or Bûche de Noël. But have you ever made a picture-perfect cannoli? Since 2013, Piccione Pastry has been serving up some of St. Louis’ favorite Italian goodies, including its famed cannoli. Baked in small batches using premium...

Tucked away in a neighborhood on the corner of East Delmar Street and South Florence Avenue lies a quaint and authentic slice of Italy known as Bambinos Cafe. While the restaurant is familiar to many, some may not know about the family that created Bambinos. Mary Faucett and her family, including her sons Andy and Chuck Faucett, who are also co-own...

The Montana A Cappella Society is hosting “Tastes of Tuscany” a festive Italian gala evening of food, song and celebration on Nov. 17. Reservations are needed by Monday, Nov. 12. The evening features a sumptuous gourmet four-course Italian meal catered by Caffe Firenze and performances by the Montana A Cappella Society and the Bitterroot Baroque. T...

Before Rosenberg’s Bagels & Delicatessen took over the city’s bagel scene, and before Famous Original J’s was just a pizza-y glimmer in owner Josh Pollack’s eye, he envisioned Lou’s Italian Specialties. But Rosenberg’s did take over the bagel scene, and — come on — Pollack really wanted a slice of New York-style pizza, so Lou’s just had to wait.  B...

The year was 1998. Two years before Xcel Energy Center opened, an Italian restaurant hung up an awning near the St. Paul Hotel, and hoped it would last a couple years. Now, Pazzaluna is an icon of the downtown St. Paul dining scene. “It was a risk, leaving my job at the hotel to come here,” said Patti Summers, a St. Paul native who started her rest...

When; 29 Nov 2018 from 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM - Where: Walker Art Center, main lobby on Vineland - Join us at the Walker Art Center for another “Made for ICC” tour! This tour will focus on works currently on view at the Walker that reference events of Italian history, first and foremost early 20thcentury Italian anarchists and the terrorist left-wing m...

Though LoDo has already seen a couple big Italian restaurant openings this year — Chow Morso, Tavernetta — another one will join the neighborhood by the end of the month. Jovanina’s Broken Italian should open late next week at 1520 Blake Street. Formerly Aoba Sushi, the completely redesigned space will serve some expected regional fare, including h...

Gianna Hadjis loved getting Italian beef sandwiches with her dad. It’s a memory her father Adam Hadjis cherishes. Gianna was just 4-years-old when she died in Chicago after an accident with a falling television in 2012. “It was probably the hardest thing I’ve ever gone through in my life,” Hadjis said. “After she died, there was this big void in me...

St. Louis is known for their Italian restaurants as a result of its rich Italian heritage from Italian settlers.  Additionally, the Italian restaurants were popularized by The Hill district that is home to many high rated Italian restaurants and businesses. Adriana’s – #1 of 193 results with 193 reviewsGioia’s Deli – #2 of 193 results with 140 revi...