That first bite of a Brother's Sicilian square and Grandma slice yield a remarkable taste and textural sensation. Since 1975, the Giove family has turned out these pie recipes from their corner parlor with remarkable consistency. And those matters figured into Brother's win in the Advance's 2017 Best of Staten Island Awards. Bite into one of those...

Manhattan Beach is a resort town. It has impossibly soft sand, modernist beach-front properties, an iconic pancake house, and just enough sports bars to remind you that Redondo Beach is only a couple miles south. It also has impossibly good food. The tiny, blocks-long commercial stretch of Manhattan Beach Boulevard is home to M.B. Post (arguably th...

Angie Rito and Scott Tacinelli cook some of the best Italian food in New York City. If you ever dined at Quality Italian you know this to be true; same goes for their stint at dinnertable, the tiny restaurant located in the back of an East Village bar. The moment I knew I would follow them unto the ends of the earth: their outstanding pasta omakase...

The former home of Cleveland Park’s now-closed Ripple space is about to have a new tenant. Popville reports that Italian restaurant Cucina Al Volo is moving in soon. It’s a bright spot for Cleveland Park dining, which faced a spate of closures earlier this year. Cucina Al Volo is growing its DC footprint: it already has locations in Union Market an...

Little Italy in Chicago will always be found along the surviving colorful red, white and green storefronts on Taylor Street on the Near Southwest Side of Chicago. While the neighborhood is now often known as University Village, the Italian-born immigrants who once lived there should not be forgotten. Nor should the other Little Italys around the ci...

For over 30 years, locals and tourists have known that Villa Romano Italian Restaurant is a special place to dine. The restaurant on Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach consistently wins top honors each year among local publications. But now a national food site has raised that to another level. LoveFood.com recently ranked Villa Romano as the best Itali...

Brentwood scores a winner today as Eater learns exclusively that Jon & Vinny’s is coming to the Westside neighborhood. The immeasurably fun red sauce Italian joint by chef stars Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo will take over Early World Restaurant on San Vicente Boulevard, with plans to bring the same big plates of meatballs and pizza to the area. The p...

Mangia Organica owner Valentino La Rosa and business partner Andrew Martino were joined by Township Administrator Matthew Watkins, Mayor Michael Venezia, Ella Venezia, and friends for the ribbon cutting and official opening of Mangia Organica on Bloomfield Center's Restaurant Row on Glenwood Avenue Thursday night.  La Rosa describes the restaurant...

The margherita is not just a pizza. It’s a litmus test. Limited to dough, tomato sauce, mozzarella, salt, basil and olive oil, a margherita instantly reveals a pizzeria’s commitment to the art of the pie. A margherita forgives no shortcut. Is your dough dry and devoid of flavor? Are you too cheap to buy San Marzano tomatoes grown in the volcanic so...

A noted Italian chef from New Jersey has submitted an application to renovate a building on Hilton Head Island so he can turn it into a restaurant. Nunzio Patruno has seen wide success with Nunzio Ristorante Rustico, which opened in 2003 has been reviewed by The New York Times among others. Hilton Head’s Ombra Cucina Rustica Chef Michael Cirafesi a...