Growing up in Southern Italy, my mother — who had been raised in the U.S. years prior — would often tell my sister and I stories about Thanksgiving. “There’s always a giant turkey,” she would explain to us, and everyone expresses what he or she is thankful for. I must admit, in hindsight, my 8- or 9-year-old self didn’t much grasp the concept of th...

Ammazza, the Atlanta-based pizzeria and restaurant, is set to open a Decatur location on Tuesday, November 13. Ammazza's Decatur restaurant will offer an expanded dinner menu of reimagined staples in the Italian style. Guests can expect antipasto, pasta and pizza, alongside a forthcoming beverage program of craft cocktails, beer and small productio...

When Italian chocolatier Ferrero announced it was opening an official Nutella Cafe in New York, it could’ve been a refined affair with a giant old brass espresso machine and traditional pastries. What you actually find inside Nutella Cafe NYC is an amusement park that the hazelnut-cocoa spread built. “Everything on this menu is built around Nutella...

Growing up in New Jersey, Sott Tacinelli shared his Italian-American family's passion for food. He began a career in advertising but felt the call of the kitchen so he left for cooking school and eventually some top jobs in the industry.  His best move may have been teaming up with, and marrying, fellow chef Angie Rito. After tying the knot in Flor...

Mark your calendar: Eataly Boston is celebrating Truffle Day on Wednesday, November 21. In time for the holidays, you can bring home a fresh white truffle from Italy at the season's lowest cost and specially-priced truffle dishes in our restaurants!  Why is this exciting? Fall is the peak season for the revered white truffle! In Italy and across th...

The 3rd Edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World will start in Washington DC and the USA on Monday November 12 with a vast selection of events suitable to "all palates". The Week , that has now reached its third edition, has established itself as an important event for the promotion of Italy abroad. This year, the “Week” is dedicated to...

At first glance, Coltivare looks like another modern restaurant and bar in a city with a deliciously outsized food scene for its 31,000 residents. The fall menu includes mulled cider glazed chicken with whipped brie and fried shallot ($25), autumn pasta with house-made fettuccini with smoked beet cream sauce, spinach, winter squash and chevre cashe...

The Boston Globe’s Devra First took the opportunity this week to eat at Papa Gino’s for the first time after news came out that the long-running Massachusetts pizza chain abruptly closed numerous locations and was filing for bankruptcy. “I expect it to be unfamiliar, but when I walk in, it is utterly familiar,” she writes, opting for carry-out, tak...

Train journeys in the South of Italy from Rome downwards towards Sicily are infamous for their slow pace and inefficiency. Yet the genuinely epic train ride from Rome to Naples, through the tale of the Italian Alps at Calabria should really be experienced at least once. At the final station on the peninsula at Villa San Giovanni, the carriages are...

Eataly Las Vegas at Park MGM is holding its second hiring event next week to fill more than 200 positions, according to an MGM Resorts spokesman. The event will be Monday, Nov. 12, at Park MGM's Presidio Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The first job fair was held on Monday, Nov. 5. Parking will be free for anyone seeking a job. Interested candidates...