Assaggi Osteria announced Thursday it has opened a pizzeria serving Neapolitan pizza and other Italian classics. Assaggi Osteria Pizzeria is now open at 6641 Old Dominion Drive in McLean. The restaurant's Neapolitan pizza is certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana. Some highlights are the traditional Margherita D.O.P with fresh tomato...

Every year, 800 Italian food companies are entering foreign markets for the first time. In 2017, Italian Food & Beverage exports increased by around 7% on 2016, with an expected turnover at the end of the year of about 32 billion euros. The most important destination of Italian food products are Europe and, increasingly, the United States. Accordin...

When Andrea Matteucci and Stefania Bertozzi decided to open their restaurant, Colleyville’s Loveria Caffe, they left their tight-knit hometown and crossed an ocean. The husband-and-wife business partners were already working together as architects in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy when they decided they wanted to open an Italian restaurant in t...

Cheri Guerdon spent 26 years as a Hamilton County teacher, but she always had a dream of opening her own business some day. Guerdon said she subscribed to a franchise newsletter and was looking for something that was fairly easy but also interesting and new to the area. Then, she found the Virgola Wine Bar and took her dream one step further by bec...

The 14 companies of the Gustoso Sicilian Food Excellence network - Molini Riggi, Bruno Ribadi Brewery, Made Fruit, Marullo srl, Tonnino Winery, Gustibus Alimentari, Miscela D'Oro, Asaro, Pannitteri, Valle del Dittaino, Olive di Sicilia, Sabadì, Caffo Distillery, Chioccilia - from Tuesday 17th to Friday 20th April will have the opportunity to meet 8...

You certainly you might have tried or heard about sweet pastiera but today I would like to introduce my recipe for savory pastiera to you. The Neapolitan pastiera was originally a typical pie for the Easter Sunday in Campania, but nowadays it is prepared all year long. My savory pastiera is a delicious pie prepared with pasta frolla (Italian pie do...

Always present in the rural tradition of the Mercure Valley, white beans have played a major role in the agricultural history of the local populations. An 1852 publication by the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies speaks of the cultivation in the area of “graminaceous, leguminous and filierous plants” and specifically mentions the "bean, and this is sever...

Fri, April 20, 2018. 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM EDT. LOCATION: Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts - 41 Hampshire Street - Cambridge, MA 02139. Welcome to the Duello ai fornelli - Pasta Cacio e Pepe Challenge. Register here The four Italian Students Societies (BU, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern) of the Great Boston Area, with the precious help of the Emma...

When Il Solito chef and pasta enthusiast Matt Sigler was a kid, his father would skip spaghetti night. In the morning, he would wake up, take the leftovers, and fry them with a touch of garlic powder and some dried parsley. Food was important in his Nebraska home; his cattle ranching family would gather around the table for his father’s lasagna, wh...

Postino WineCafé, the all-day, relaxed wine spot at 642 Yale is now open in the bustling Heights Mercantile center. If the response at the pre-opening friends and family event is any indicator, the new hangout is going to be well-received by Heights residents and wine lovers alike. “We’ve been blown away by the people here [in Houston],” said Laure...