The Chicagoland Italian American Professionals (www.chicagolanditalians.com) presents the 1st annual Bracciole event held in the Chandelier room at Casa Italia in Stone Park on March 24th from 2pm to 5pm. Home cooks are going to present their version of the famous Italian bracciole for attendees to sample and judge. Prizes awarded to the best bracc...

It’s one of food’s most beautiful relationships: pasta and sauce. But which came first—and how on Earth are you supposed to figure out which of those hundreds of shapes to serve with your pesto? With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we bring you the saucy—and occasionally scientific—history of an Italian staple. Listen in now as we take you from...

Il Ministero delle politiche agricole alimentari e forestali rende noto che, sulla base dei dati Istat sul commercio estero diffusi oggi, l'export agroalimentare Made in Italy ha concluso il 2017 con il record di 41 miliardi di euro (+7% rispetto al 2016), registrando nel mese di dicembre 3,4 miliardi di euro (+2% rispetto a dicembre 2016). In part...

I will henceforth settle the greatest dispute from my childhood once and for all: Dad, I love you, but Uncle Bobby is a better cook. While I’m at it — when it comes to meatballs, his are better. I’m going to throw Mom under the bus here, because she agrees with me. Bobby Rallo is the king of the meatball — the messiah of the coveted Italian side di...

Vog is an Italian fruit Consortium based in Trentino Alto-Adige, specialized in apples production. Since 1999 it attends Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin, the world’s leading fair for the fruit and vegetables market. Since our first participation – says Gerhard Dichgans in this exclusive interview with Italianfood.net – we have been working on...

Farmer’s Table, a thriving East County restaurant, will open a second location in Little Italy later this summer. Its owners, cousins Alberto Morreale and Vincenzo Loverso, are both veteran local restauranteurs — Morreale operates the Fig Tree Café locations around town as well as Farmer’s Bottega in Mission Hills and Loverso owns several Gaslamp r...

After 10 successful years in the Meatpacking District, LDV Hospitality’s Scarpetta officially has a new flagship location at The James New York – NoMad. The new flagship location draws inspiration from it’s original Meatpacking location but has dramatically expanded in size, featuring an expansive 50-seat bar and café where guests can order off the...

When he opened Piazza Italia with the late Gino Schettini back in 1999, Kevin Gorretta says he quickly saw a service snag in his soon-to-be popular Pearl District Italian eatery: On busy nights, he and his staff often sent would-be guests to nearby bars with the hope they wouldn’t bail after staff called their cell phones when a table freed up. Thi...

It’s fitting that Palombo’s Italian Restaurant looks like a converted house. The Jackson Township eatery is warm, cozy and inviting with food that tasted homemade (in a very good way). The family-run restaurant opened in 1979—brothers Rick and Mark Palombo took over the businesses started by their parents Anthony and Beverly—but its history dates b...

Specialty Italian shop Sergio & Co. has opened a new Italian restaurant right around the corner from their Denville store. Called The Pasta Shop, the Italian restaurant will serve homemade pasta and other Italian favorites, like chicken parmiginia (you can check out a full menu here). They're open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Th...