Thanks to Friday night traffic, it took me nearly 90 minutes to get there, but get there I did. I’d heard rumblings of an incredible pizzeria waaay down Mississippi Avenue in Lakewood. I’d seen the charred, bubbly crusted pictures popping up on Instagram. As a Neapolitan-style pizza enthusiast, I had to taste what the Pizzeria Lui chatter was all a...

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis confirms her plans to open Pronto by Giada, at Caesars Palace in 2018. The follow-up to her very first restaurant, Giada at The Cromwell, takes a far more casual approach to dining, yet still combines her California take on Italian fare. Pronto by Giada plans to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, with artisanal co...

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in Chicago has been known for its quality USDA prime beef and the perfection of its ice-cold martinis since it opened its doors on Rush Street in 1989. Gibsons Restaurant Group, which has nine concepts (Lux Bar, Quartino, Hugo's Frog Bar) in 14 different locations, is the only restaurant group in the country to have its own...

To create a compendium of 1,705 best pizzerias operating in the world today, Where to Eat Pizza's Daniel Young culled recommendations from over 1,000 experts in 48 countries—including 179 pizza informants in Italy. The culinary connector and writer behind the site Young & Foodish, he also organizes pizza marathons for between 10 to 750 fellow obses...

How far should you drive for a good sandwich? In my case, the answer is 34 miles, the distance from my home to V & S Italian Deli in Boca Raton. People who appreciate sandwich artistry of the old-school Italian variety owe it to themselves to make the pilgrimage to this small sub shop in a strip shopping center on North Federal Highway. When I got...

As one of the most famous chefs in America, Rocco DiSpirito has never been very far from a good meal. By the time he turned 20, he was the food world’s very own George Clooney – working in the kitchen of legendary chefs around the world, gracing magazine covers and running his own 3-star restaurant (Union Pacific). He could have anything he wanted....

A new Italian eatery is hoping to open up in Mendham, and is currently going through the approval process. Frank's Pizza, a sit-down Italian restaurant, wants to open in King's Shopping Center, occupying the space that had been damaged in last December's fire, the Daily Record reported. The restaurant would sit 64 people and offer take out. The pla...

Chef Anthony Lombardo, who just weeks ago left his post at the celebrated Bacco Ristorante in Southfield, is opening his own Roman pasta-focused restaurant in Midtown in early 2018. Lombardo tells Eater the eatery will be called SheWolf Pastificio & Bar and will open on the ground level of the new The Selden development at 438 Selden next to Honest...

È l’ambasciatrice della cucina italiana negli Stati Uniti: Lidia Bastianich, che da profuga istriana aprì il suo primo ristorante a New York nel 1971, è ora alla guida di un impero gastronomico, con una ventina di ristoranti, prodotti gourmet, libri, aziende vinicole in Italia delle quali si occupa principalmente il figlio Joe, il giudice di Master...

On October 23, 2017, Rossella and two other gentlemen will be honored by Brookly Borough Presidend Eric L. Adams as part of Italian-American Heritage Month Celebration 2017. The event is done in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The award ceremony will be followed by a reception with food, drinks and music.  Everyone is invited to...