An Italian immigrant who got his start making cheese in the Bronx is reflecting on his experience in the U.S. during the city's Immigrant Heritage Week. The owner of the store he first began working at in 1986, Orazio Carciotto, started out knowing nothing about mozzarella. Carciotto is just one of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who has come t...

Expansion seems to be the name of the game for Denver restaurants. From barbecue joints to Italian eateries and swanky bistros, restaurants have been growing and new restaurants have been coming across the metro faster than we can say “table for two.” Now, LoHi favorite Postino is the latest to join in on the expansion craze with the announcement t...

Interested in trying some new Italian spots in Philadelphia? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Aldo and Manny Pizza and Pasta: 1431 Arch St., Center City. Porta: 1216 Chestnut St., Center City. Alice Pizza: 236 S. 15th St.,...

FICO Eataly World, the world's largest agri-food park (more on exactly what that is later), finally opened on November 15, 2017. By March 15, 2018, the park reached one million visitors. People have ventured from 30 countries, including more than 16,000 students and almost 100,000 visitors from the food industry. But what are all these people doing...

When his high-profile Brooklyn restaurant closed, Rikki Giambruno knew the time was right to move back to his home state of Minnesota and open his own place. This summer, Hyacinth (hyacinthstpaul.com) — an ode to his personal history — will take over the space of the former specialty shop Golden Fig (790 Grand Av., St. Paul). Golden Fig (goldenfig....

As anyone who loves gelato was, I was delighted when Carlo “Botolo” Gattini opened his gelateria Botolino on Lowest Greenville. The corner shop, with its tiled front and hand-painted mural is a temple of authenticity, where classic Italian gelato coffers called “pozzetti” preserve the integrity of gelato made with no preservatives and tremendous ca...

On a recent night at Bar Dough, LoHi’s hip-hop-pumping Italian wine bar and pizza oven, a black and white version of Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” was playing in the background. It’s a perfect choice of show, given that this restaurant’s chef and co-owner, Carrie Baird, has recently risen to badass star status. She made it to the final four on the rea...

Laura Vitale is not only a beautiful an charming cooking show host of the Cooking Channel fan-favorite Simply Laura. While she knows her way around Italian food, but she also loves to make traditional dishes a bit healthier while not sacrificing any flavor. It makes sense that Laura Vitale is all about Italian cuisine as she was born in Naples.  Wh...

Flower Mound has been abuzz ever since Mazzola’s Pizzeria opened up at the end of March! This Boston-style pizzeria and bakery has quickly become noted for serving up incredible pizzas, coffee, and baked goods (most notably, their scones!). Owner, Erik Stenson of Highland Village, created the restaurant by modeling it after his Uncle Joe’s well-kno...

Caci North Fork, the highly regarded northern Italian eatery in Southold, is opening a second location on Shelter Island. Caci Shelter Island will open in May at the former home of The Tavern at the Shelter Island House. Guests of the new 68-seat restaurant can expect the same locally sourced dishes and house-made pasta Caci is known for on the Nor...