This morning, we are Cruisin’ Connecticut to Milford, home of gusto Trattoria, celebrating 24 years of Italian cuisine. Executive Chef, Riccardo Mavuli from Sardinia, Italy has been bringing his family recipes to the people of the Nutmeg State since 1993. He visits his 95-year-old Mother back in Italy twice a year, and typically comes back to the S...

Iron Chef America judge Mario Rizzotti is coming to Saginaw, bringing his "4 the Love of Italian Food" tour with him. The tour, which visits a different state every month and stops at eateries along the way, was designed to show Americans how to eat themselves into good health through authentic Italian cuisine, according to organizers. Rizzotti wil...

Venice's council has banned any new takeaway food shops from opening in the lagoon city, in an effort to preserve its "decorum and traditions"."It is urgent to fight degradation in the city, considering that Venice is a Unesco World Heritage Site," councillor Francesca Da Villa, who proposed the measures, told The Local. "There are tourists who eat...

Good news: You can finally stop searching for “adult Hot Pocket” recipes on Pinterest, because one Greenwich Village restaurant is serving up exactly that... only better. Mr. Panzerotto claims to be the first place in NYC to serve panzerotto, a popular Italian street food similar to a calzone, made by stuffing dough pockets with a number of sweet o...

Like its menu in Italian, the new Louie Bossi's Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria intends to bring a new kind of authentic food and city vibe to downtown Boca. Three days after it opened its second location on the corner of Federal Highway and Palmetto Park Road, the place was humming inside and out. Large families with kids, couples, girls' night out,...

Numbers from the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma , a consortium of 150 producers producing 9 million branded hams under the EU’s Protected Designation of Origin, reveal that export volume to the US was at 623,000 hams, a 7% increase over 2015. It’s another year of export growth to the US, according to the consortium—packaged pre­sliced ham sales...

Micalizzi’s Italian Ice may be celebrating its 40th anniversary on Madison Avenue in Bridgeport this year, but the brand can now be found from Seymour and Monroe to Norwalk and Stamford. Owner Jay Piccirillo estimates his treats are available in roughly 100 restaurants, bars and festivals in the county. “Where we’re at now is where my father dreame...

US retailer Walmart and the Italian Trade Agency said on Monday they agreed to develop a Walmart brand for a line of imported Italian food products, as part of a broader accord between the biggest US retailer and Italy’s trade promotion agency to boost sales of Italian food and wines. Walmart will increase its purchases of Italian food products by...

The UNICO Chapters of Delaware District 1 sponsored a “St. Joseph’s Table” to celebrate La Festa di San Giuseppe, a centuries old-tradition to help the poor and downtrodden. A weekend-long collection of non-perishable food items was held in March at Saint Edmond Church in Rehoboth Beach, topped off by baskets of bread donated by Old World Breads in...

At Salvatore’s Restaurants, it’s all about the family. The owners – Salvatore Coppola, Mike Carannante and Michele Lucignano – are cousins and business partners.  Together, they’ve created an experience for guests at their restaurants to feel like they are a part of one big Italian family, which might be one of the reasons why The Vindicator’s read...