As the sun was setting one recent evening, two black Chevrolet Suburbans pulled up next to Cafe Milano, the Georgetown restaurant where some of the world’s most powerful people go to be noticed but not approached. Steven T. Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, slipped out of one of the vehicles and lingered with his Secret Service detail in front of th...

Where have I been? I’m reprimanding myself for overlooking this gem of a restaurant on Freemans Bridge Road in Glenville. There it has sat, family-owned for 46 years, cranking out pizza, catering parties and serving top-notch Italian-American fare. Don’t you make that mistake.

Italophiles and pizza nerds, get ready: Zia Esterina is opening on Thursday at 112 Mulberry Street, the pizza fritta and fried calzone spot from Naples very own Gino Sorbillo. He’s one of Italy’s most public food figures, an Italian TV regular whose reputation was enhanced when he defied the Camorra when it allegedly torched his restaurant. And he...

They may not seem exciting to the average Italian consumer, but the Easter dove (“Colomba”) cakes launched by Fossano-based firm Maina (located in the province of Cuneo) have managed to find success in the US market—unlike previous attempts to bring the Italian Easter dessert across the Atlantic. Maina’s CEO, Marco Brandani, explained that they nee...

Wichita Falls revels in an abundance of burger places, barbecue joints and Tex-Mex eateries, But what we don’t have a lot of is Italian food restaurants. So, seeking some variety, my Lunch Bunch Buddy and I sought out a great place to get Italian food. Eventually, we landed at Mia’s Italian Bistro. Up the hill from the intersection of Seymour Highw...

Raised by a single dad in a mostly Italian neighborhood in New Jersey, Brad Spence knew from the time he was 5 years old he wanted to be a chef. “At that time, not a lot of young boys wanted to cook,” Spence said. “And I’m not Italian, but when I went out to eat as a kid, it was Italian. I grew up in that environment, and because of the food, becau...

Lomonte’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria has been serving Italian cuisine at 815 Plantation Drive, Richmond, for 10 years. After working at his mother’s restaurant near Katy, Braden Lomonte decided to follow in his mother’s footsteps and open his own location. “The original Lomonte’s is his mother’s restaurant,” General Manager Bruce Bell said. “Our...

Soon, diners will be able to visit one location to eat the wares of local legends Nick Badovinus and Julian Barsotti. The two are each opening restaurants this year at the same address in Highland Park Village — one situated at floor-level, the other a second-story kinda thing. Both the new restaurants will focus on Italian food. On the ground floo...

Piada Italian Street Food will debut its fourth North Texas location in Plano, Texas’ Windhaven Plaza early this summer. The 2,776-square-foot fast causal restaurant, located off the Dallas North Tollway at 3309 Dallas Parkway, will be Piada’s fourth in North Texas, following its latest opening at CityLine in Richardson. The Windhaven Plaza locatio...

When: Monday, May 08, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Organized by : IIC - In collaboration with : Filipo Berio & LIngua Viva - Entrance : Free On the occasion of the Los Angeles Times Food Bowl and the 150th anniversary of Filippo Berio a special presentation on one of the m...