È pasta-mania a New York. L’ultima sfida dei ristoratori italiani è già una tendenza: per differenziarsi nel mercato newyorchese, tutti alla ricerca di format che rappresentino la novitá nel mercato. La pasta è indubbiamente il piatto italiano più famoso e apprezzato dagli americani, ma oggi quello che conta è il cambiamento nella tradizione. A far...

From the creamy cannoli to crunchy biscotti, Italy is home to some of the world's most mouthwatering pastries, and if you're looking for the very best of the bunch, this list could provide the answer. The Gambero Rosso - the equivalent of the Michelin guide or the Bible for Italian foodies - has released its annual list of the very best pastry shop...

Italy in Kentucky has a smaller history than other American places. The Bluegrass State saw some Italians come in the period of the mass emigration from Italy, but not as much as other bigger States on the two coasts. Nonetheless, in Louisville there's a club that celebrates Italy in several different ways, led by a true Italian who is for sure the...

The best table, in front of the welcoming fireplace, had a little “Reserved” sign on it. We had resigned ourselves to a table in Siberia, when the hostess picked up the sign and invited us to sit. We’d been upgraded. It was a pleasant start to a great evening at Mangino’s Ristorante, where we tasted some amazing things. Mangino’s is going on 70 thi...

If you had to spend more than a year in space, what’s the one thing you’d miss the most? Of course, it would have to be fresh, hot pizza — especially if you're from Italy. Luckily, an ingenious Italian astronaut on the International Space Station, Paolo Nespoli‏, found the perfect way to soothe his craving for a taste of home. Nespoli told his boss...

More than two decades ago, a friend visited Michael Gondevas in New York and convinced him to come south to operate an Italian restaurant in Albertville. “I came down, I liked the South and I moved down here and I took over Giovanni’s,” Gondevas said. Co-owner Anthula Gondevas credits the Southern hospitality and friendly local support with helping...

Jason Witzl knew a lot of local eyes would be on him when he opened Ellie’s on the corner of Second Street and Orange Avenue in Long Beach, the location of the beloved neighborhood staple At Last Cafe, which closed earlier this year. “It’s a ton of pressure. We opened the restaurant very quickly. At Last Cafe closed on a Sunday, we came in on a Mon...

What started in a small space in lower New York City just four years ago has quickly grown into a multi-restaurant franchise operation with locations across the U.S. Three more Virgola Oysters & Italian Wine Bar spots are in the works. And on that list is Patchogue Village. “I’m proud of how the concept travels so well,” said Virgola founder Joseph...

When you think of great pastries, what comes to mind? Maybe you envision some laborious, beloved union of flour and sugar, something like a cannoli or almond-filled croissant. When you think of great Italian desserts, I bet your mind zips to sweet staples like gelato or tiramisu, or maybe something more obscure like semifreddo or zabaglione. Today,...

Not that the gondolas aren't authentic and everything, but Vegas could use a little more...Italian, Italian. Homemade sauce, prosciutto heaped atop pizza. The word "taverna." Something like North Italia, legit Italian fare from the people behind gastropub Culinary Dropout. It opens on the 13th. Sure, it's in a strip mall, but, just completely ignor...