Still getting into the swing of things and dealing with “new baby syndrome,” my life is slowly starting to find some order. There has been an appreciated outpouring of love in the form of gifts of onesies (for baby Henry), a bottle or two of liquor (presumably for me), as well as diapers and baby wipes (for humanity). I expected some of our wonderf...

Oconomowoc will soon be home to a new authentic Italian restaurant on the first floor of the Eagles Landing condominium building at 128 W. Wisconsin Ave. Lago Su Bella owner Mike Bertrand said the restaurant will be authentically Italian and not the typical spaghetti and meatballs- and lasagna-type restaurant. “We’re going to have real deal Italian...

When most people imagine a new life in Italy, the image that is so often conjured up is of an over-worked American or Brit leaving their frenzied life behind for greener pastures in the land of pasta, vino and consistently sunny skies. But what about the stories of those Italians who have lived abroad and suddenly arrived at a time when “coming hom...

Buon cibo e ristorazione di bordo ad alta quota, si sa, non vanno sempre d’accordo. Ma le regole del gioco stanno lentamente cambiando: negli ultimi anni non pochi gruppi del settore hanno scelto di puntare su un miglioramento dei servizi al passeggero che passa anche dalla qualità dell’offerta gastronomica. E in questo senso Alitalia ha rivisitato...

When my grandfather first came to America, he lived in a house with his brother and his brother’s wife’s sisters and their families who had already come from Italy years before. Grandpa would later marry into that family, and I would be related by blood to everyone in that house. There were three apartments in the building, and for every holiday, t...

One of Carson’s newest downtown restaurants officially opened its doors last evening following the ribbon cutting ceremony. Mangia Tutto – translated to “eat everything,” is located at 200 N. Stewart. Officiating the ribbon cutting was Mayor Robert Crowell and Chamber Chair Bob Fredlund. Mangia Tutto's menu consists of Italian cuisine found in Pizz...

When Corrado Palmieri opened his eponymous café in the Dallas Farmers Market in 2016, we could boast of having a proper Italian coffee shop and bakery that Dallas hadn’t had before. His was a place to linger over a cup of coffee and a pastry, where early on a cadre of Italian regulars set up residence on weekend mornings. The coffee shop—a counter,...

Just in time for the weekend, Miami’s most popular neighborhood has a new restaurant to check out. Dōma (35 NE 26th Street) arrives in Wynwood boasting a seafood-centric, Italian menu with plenty of Florida elements. The Dōma menu is divided into five different categories, ranging from bites like the Neopolitan fried pizza and grilled octopus, to m...

Tucked away in the corner of South York Plaza is 700 gallons of merlot, Montepulciano and Syrah. The wine isn't hidden beneath century-old catacombs that are part of some long-forgotten slice of York County history. Rather, hundred-liter tanks and carboys sit in plain sight behind the bar of Wood Fire Italian Grill.  Vito Serradella, co-owner of th...

October 17 is National Pasta Day. Although most people believe that the Italians invented pasta, it can actually be traced back to Asia thousands of years ago. Regardless of where it comes from, it is a favorite food for many people all over the world. Here's a list of some local pasta deals: Buca di Beppo is celebrating World Pasta Month with a va...