Ferraro’s Kitchen & Wine Bar is in a former bait and tackle shop on the mainland side of 79th Street. The space was transformed into a modern Italian restaurant with one wall filled with wine bottles, a black polished granite counter with high green chairs and a patio in back with tables shaded by canopies. It is open with plenty of light from fron...

The people who work at one East Tennessee restaurant joke that everything is breaking down except the owner of Mama Mia's. She is 91 years old. "I'm not going to quit until I go bye-bye," Lottie O'Brien said with a laugh. She's baked bread in a particular oven since 1956 when she ran a bakery up north. "We had that one in the bakery in New Jersey....

You have to try it. That’s what people had told me about Mamma Onesta’s in Lockport. So a friend and I stopped one day when we had to be in downtown Lockport anyway. One step inside and we were struck by its Old World elegance and café charm. I quickly snapped a couple pictures and sent them to a friend I thought might appreciate them. “Mamma Onest...

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 From 10:30 am To 1:00 pm - When: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Organized by : Lingua Viva & IIC - Entrance Fee: $50.00 (IIC members)/$55.00 (non-members) *To register please call (310) 824-7408 Alessandra “Ale” Gambini is a LA-based Italian food blogger, recipe developer, host home...

Two of the largest food trade associations in Italy have joined forces at the end of March to create the new Unione Italiana Food (Italian Food Union), an entity that represents 450 companies and is the biggest of the industry at European level. It's main goals are to enhance the value of the products that symbolize Italian food; to overcome the ch...

Umberto’s, a pizzeria chain with a presence on Long Island that goes back 52 years, opened a restaurant on Plandome Road on Sunday. The stretch of dining and retail places in the heart of Manhasset already plays host to Italian restaurants like Gino’s, Villa Milano and Randazzo’s. “Let the great Manhasset pizza war commence,” said the Twitter accou...

Join us for Il Sapore Italiano, a series of cooking classes aimed to promote the Italian traditions, in which participants will have a hands-on culinary experience preparing authentic and delicious Italian dishes. We will be learning "The Art of Making Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms," a delicious and flavorful dish from Northern Italy. Friday, May...

Nearly 19 years after opening in the Freight House, Lidia’s Kansas City is now offering a children’s menu. Cody Hogan, Lidia’s new general manager, said Lidia’s has always catered to families with children, but now it has a dedicated menu featuring smaller, simplified versions of the restaurant’s classic Italian dishes. Prices range from $7 to $9.5...

A restaurant shuffle will bring Burlington two new upscale dining options in the coming weeks. Michelle’s Kitchen & Catering, a carry-out and catering business at 3290 S. Church St. owned by Chef Michelle Morton, is moving into the former Cutlery Steakhouse space at 2461 S. Church St. In turn, chef Darren Atkins plans to open an Italian take-out an...

Two brothers are taking a page from their family by starting a pizzeria and adding their own twist to the pizza pie. Anthony and Sal Fasolino worked in Yolanda's Italian Restaurant on East 149th Street for 15 years. But on Monday, the third-generation pizza makers opened their own joint, Pizzaniste in Throgs Neck. The new eatery allows patrons to c...