If you order a pizza from Martino’s Italian Villa, you are literally eating a Martino’s pizza. That’s because only a Martino family member makes the restaurant’s iconic pizza pie. Every morning, Angela Martino and her son, Mike, whip up the crust and sauce from scratch, season the sausage and grate the cheese before it’s put into the oven. That’s t...

Los Angeles is a city obsessed with Italian food. As much as everyone crows on about the amazing taco scene (and it really is fantastic) the fact that Italian food remains so bankable simply cannot be ignored. After all, some of the biggest openings slated for this spring offer an Italian perspective, albeit in very different ways. Here’s a look at...

Chefs love the distinctive flavor of Calabrian peppers, small hot Italian cherry peppers that usually come to us in the States packed jars of olive oil and preserved with a little salt. Tuscany at Your Table in Virginia-Highland offers prepared Italian foods like Tuscan Soup, panini and Orecchiette with Broccolini. But their shelves are also stocke...

If you’re craving food from the windy city, you don’t need a plane ticket, just a drive into Canyon Country. Marciano’s Chicago Style Deli was not only deemed the go-to sandwich shop for Super Bowl Sunday on KTLA’s “Burrous’ Bites,” it has become the destination for hungry SCV residents since March 11 of last year. “It’s been great,” says owner Bre...

Andrew Ticer met Michael Hudman on the basketball court in the sixth grade. Back then, when they played for rival Catholic schools in Memphis, no one could have predicted they would become the city’s restaurant royalty, winning national recognition for their restaurant Hog & Hominy. Mr. Hudman has always been bigger, louder and gregarious. Mr. Tice...

Like the ingredients in a good sandwich, the owners of the new Casetta Kitchen and Counter complement each other. Casetta, an Italian-American sandwich shop and bar, opened in February on West Washington Avenue in the space formerly occupied by Bluephie’s Downtown Deli. Of the two owners, James Juedes, 30, recently a sommelier at L’Etoile, is outgo...

Uno dei mercati più ambiti dalle PMI italiane è sicuramente quello statunitense che nel 2016 ha comprato beni e servizi dall’Italia per la cifra record di circa 40 miliardi di euro. E, secondo le previsioni SACE, gli acquisti a stelle e strisce sono destinati a salire fino ai 48,9 miliardi di euro nel 2019, complice la svalutazione dell’euro nei co...

The annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF) is a foodies dream. From celebrity chef sightings to parties all night long, the annual festival is must for the serious food lover. At the beginning of the multi-day event, Barilla Bites On The Beach showcased the brightest and best Italian foods and cocktails. The Thursday night event was ho...

The fire is burning, the pans are sizzling, the kitchen is cranking, and customers are flocking to Avvio Ristorante. Located in the Garden City Center in Cranston, Rhode Island, Avvio is lot nicer than most neighborhood Italian restaurants and pizzerias, but a lot less expensive than you’d expect, considering the consistently fresh and authentic fo...

E. Rossi & Company, an Italian gift shop on Grand Street near Mulberry Street in Little Italy, has become something of a museum of Italian-American pop culture. The shop’s backlogged inventory includes religious items and kitchen supplies, such as Italian coffee makers and pasta cutters, piled high overhead. Customers can buy molds for cannoli shel...