Not only the voice of an angel, but a pretty mean cook too! We’re bringing you Frank Sinatra’s Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe and the story to go with it!  Frank Sinatra’s music is timeless and his fans cross several generational lines.  Most probably know that while he was born and raised in Hoboken, his family was 100%, all the way Italian. What...

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Joe Gorga is expanding his business portfolio. The younger brother of Teresa Giudice is opening an Italian restaurant. The restaurant will be located in East Hanover, New Jersey and will be called Gorga’s Homemade Pasta & Pizza. Joe’s main business is in construction and real estate. In 2014 he invested in a bus...

Has anyone ever traveled to Italy to go on a diet? Like every cartoon, the notion of the oft-romanticized country as the tourist’s pigging-out destination — it provided the “Eat” in Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” — has some basis in reality. Still, the evocation of Italy as one gluttonous infinity of pasta, prosciutto, gorgonzola, gel...

After serving Italian beef and more for 68 years, what’s another 18 days? That’s what’s happening until June 3 at Chicago and Grand avenues, as Joe Boston’s Italian Beef, the Chicago street food stalwart for nearly 70 years, announced over the weekend that it will stay open more than two additional weeks. The family ownership, who previously announ...

Rossoblu, the new restaurant from Sotto's Steve Samson (and one of our most anticipated restaurant openings of 2017) is slated to open to the public on May 17. At Sotto, Samson has always aimed for regional specificity in terms of the food of Italy, and Rossoblu is no different. The menu will focus on Bologna and its region of Emilia-Romagna. Samso...

Mille miliardi di dollari in cibo, di cui 493 nei ristoranti, un mercato di “food specialities” che vale 85,87 miliardi, con tassi di crescita a doppia cifra. Negli Stati Uniti il prodotto alimentare italiano di qualità gioca sempre più un ruolo da protagonista, facendo leva sulla grande considerazione che i consumatori americani mostrano per il ma...

Between the 1880s and 1910s, thousands of Italian immigrants streamed into places like Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Cleveland seeking the American Dream. Now many of their great-grandkids are moving south to Charlotte, a new epicenter of opportunity. That means authentic Italian food is finally a thing in the land of the meat-and-three. You can taste a...

Restaurateur Stan Adams said he has brought the rustic avors of Tuscany to Lakeway with Trattoria Toscano, an Italian restaurant located in the Oaks at Lakeway center. Opened in September, Trattoria Toscano is the latest in a line of local Italian restaurants from Adams, who opened his rst eatery—downtown Austin pizza spot Brick Oven—in 1982. Tratt...

“Good cooking and a lot of flavor don’t have to take a lot of time,” says Fabio Viviani, chef, restauranteur and TV personality, explaining why he wrote "Fabio’s 30-Minute Italian." His beautifully photographed cookbook is filled with wonderfully accessible recipes. “The whole premise is easy,” he said. Viviani, who lives in the Chicago area now...

Is Scott Conant the chef of record at the Ponte? Then the pasta al pomodoro is the elephant in the room, a plate of spaghetti in tomato sauce with which the chef has always been identified. The spaghetti has been praised on television by Anthony Bourdain and Ted Allen, among others; its recipe has been discussed in almost every publication and webs...