On Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 am until 10:30 a.m., Elisabetta Re, Italian native, will lead a small group in a casual conversation format. Participants will enjoy traditional Italian coffee, Italian breakfast staples – pane, burro e marmellata – along with some dolcetti. This is intended to be a very informal class aimed at Italian students of...

Southern Italian citrus company Oranfrizer has high expectations ahead of this year's campaign thanks to favourable weather conditions that will be conducive to "excellent" aroma and flavour in the fruit.  With temperatures dropping, and the peak of Mount Etna seeing its first bit of snow, the citrus harvest season in Sicily is fast approaching. In...

Husband and wife chefs Scott Tacinelli and Angie Rito have a knack for eye-popping food. For Quality Italian, they created the chicken Parm pizza, a giant disc of poultry smothered in bubbly, golden cheese that’s like a finance titan’s idea of Sunday gravy. The duo spent time working on a smaller scale at East Village bar Dinnertable and running a...

La Pecora Bianca, the popular casual Italian cafe and restaurant near Madison Square Park, is opening a location in Midtown with about twice the space. The restaurant, which first opened in Nomad in 2015, will be bringing a similar menu of Italian fare to 950 Second Avenue, at 50th Street, starting Friday night. Executive Chef Cruz Goler, who’s pre...

“We mix old dough with the new dough,” James Caputo said about making Sicilian bread—a staple heritage loaf available at his store, Caputo’s Bake Shop on Court Street. “There isn’t much demand for Sicilian bread these days,” he said. “But I refuse to stop making it because it’s a source of pride for me.” A walk down Court Street in Carroll Gardens...

Salt-crusted sea bass is a mouth-watering and healthy dish. Sea bass is low in calories and an excellent source of protein, minerals, vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids. Salt-crust baking is one of the oldest and healthiest methods of cooking food. The salt insulates the food, cooking it gently and evenly. In this recipe sea bass cooks using its own...

The name “Cacciatore” (hunter’s style) derives etymologically from its original use in the rations that hunters carried in their knapsacks during their trips. The history of the product developed hand in hand with the evolution of the rural culture typical of the regions of the production area, which provide the raw material that is processed accor...

Saying I love seafood ranks as a huge understatement. It doesn’t matter what type or what course, I’ll generally take the ocean’s bounty over any other food. And when a dish combines seafood, what more could I ask? Recently, while visiting my sister Laura during her stay at the beach, she made Cioppino using one Giada De Laurentiis’s recipes as a g...

Dallas will get a taste of la dolce vita this fall thanks to esteemed chef Giuliano Matarese and business partner Brian Ellard. The duo is getting ready to unveil Mille Lire, an Italian restaurant “rooted in the tradition and authenticity of Italy with an air of modernity.” Named after the country’s former currency, Mille Lire will take shape in Th...

The former East Andrews Cafe & Bar space will soon host a new restaurant from Ten Apart, the team that founded The Pinewood and The Mercury. Coming Mid-October, Bar Americano will bring new food and energy to the Andrews Entertainment District, an area that is undergoing a significant transformation from a party neighborhood to a dining destination...