“Everything tells a story,” Anthony Bellapigna said, as he gestured upward to a 360-degree mural on the cathedral ceiling of his restaurant, Ariano, in Media, PA. “This is my grandfather here — he loved to make wine.” Bellapigna, standing next to a compact spiral staircase on Ariano’s third-floor dining area, spoke about how his grandfather returne...

Italian organic retailer EcorNaturaSì has teamed up with NGO Legambiente to introduce reusable bags for fruit and vegetables. The first initiative of its kind in Italy, it provides for the distribution of 100,000 reusable bags for fruit and vegetables in more than 500 specialised organic stores under the banners NaturaSì and Cuorebio. The move come...

Negli ultimi cinque anni, un giorno sì e un giorno no, è nata una impresa di street-food, la ristorazione ambulante che sta conquistando sempre nuovi sostenitori. L’esercito del catering su ruote, infatti, è passato dalle 1.717 attività del 2013 alle 2.729 attuali, con un incremento in termini assoluti di oltre mille unità. La fotografia del settor...

Upon seeing an opportunity to expand business to Tomball, Alban Bulliqi and Ekrem Hyseni opened a second location of Adriatic Cafe & Italian Grill in April 2017 in the Northpointe area. The duo opened their first restaurant in Jersey Village in 2012. “We had a lot of customers and guests that had been coming [to Jersey Village]from Tomball, so we w...

Italian leading pasta company De Cecco is expanding its products’ portfolio on the United States market, starting with its new organic pasta line. At the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018, Italianfood.net interviewed Stanislao Marrazzo from the company to know more about De Cecco’s strategies: The Summer Fancy Food Show is an opportunity to showcase our...

Italian restaurants boast of a prominent spot in Austin’s culinary scene, especially since the number of eateries inspired by the European country have increased recently. Home-made pastas, delicious meats, speciality cheeses, and red sauces are here to stay in the city. Austin’s best Italian restaurants and food trucks range from longtime spots to...

Il 2018 è l’Anno del Cibo Italiano. Un anno ricco di manifestazioni, iniziative ed eventi dedicati al Made in Italy enogastronomico e a tutte le sue eccellenze, che come spesso si dice “sono apprezzate e conosciute in tutto il mondo”. Ma siamo sicuri che sia proprio così? Dati alla mano, ci tocca purtroppo mettere da parte il nostro orgoglio italic...

Italian charcuterie company Levoni is expanding in the USA market. At the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018, Italianfood.net interviewed the president Nicola Levoni and asked him about the new products the company is launching in the US: We would like to export every one of our Italian charcuterie specialties here.  In Italy we make 300 different kinds o...

Fried pizza is as Neapolitan as buffalo mozzarella. It's been sold in Naples, Italy by restaurants like Fiorenzano and Pizzerie Starita, for decades and decades. The owner of Pizzeria Di Matteo once even claimed the fried version was more popular than the baked kind until the 1950s, and it still accounts for a third of the restaurant's sales. Gino...

Schola Italica, in collaborazione con l’Università degli Studi di Milano, sta selezionando laureandi, laureati e professionisti per partecipare alla Summer School "Made in Italy / Made by Italics. Italic Culture in Art, Music, Fashion, Design and Gastronomy". Si tratta di un percorso formativo residenziale finalizzato ad approfondire le peculiarità...