di Piero Armenti   Forse non diventeranno mai le nuove Gualtiero Marchesi di Manhattan, ma se si offre loro la possibilità di scoprire i segreti della nostra cucina, di imparare a riconoscere i sapori, la qualità dei prodotti e, soprattutto, a cucinare, non esitano un secondo. Le donne newyorkesi vogliono sapere tutto, soprattutto riguardo...

By Aimee Thompson When you think of Chicago's Little Italy, it's hard not to think about food. Italian food to be exact. And, that's for good reason as Italian restaurants abound - up and down Taylor Street from Morgan St. to the east and Ashland Ave. to the west.   But, while it's always best to arrive in Little Italy with an empty stomach...

A freedom of speech lawsuit was presented in Federal Court in Albany on Thursday, involving the Wandering Dago food truck, the Office of General Services and New York Racing Association. Earlier this year, the food truck was denied a permit to operate at the Empire State Plaza for its summer outdoor lunch program overseen by OGS. Officials sai...

If hunger hits while you're prowling the racks at Neiman Marcus Last Call or the Banana Republic Factory Store, it might come in handy to know that Milano Pizzeria & Ristorante is the newest eating option at Tanger Outlet at the Arches in Deer Park. Find it in the space last occupied by Fratelli Trattoria.Like its predecessor, it offers choices...

La lingua italiana appassiona i giovanissimi in Texas che hanno risposto numerosi alle iniziative organizzate nel 2013, Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti. La "piccola cucina" ideata dal direttore dell'Italian Cultural and Community Center (ICCC), Tiziana Triolo, per insegnare ai bambini l'italiano cucinando, e' diventato un vero e...

The trend in Italian fare in New Orleans is toward the cuisine of northern Italy. New spots offer up not the rich red "gravy" of the South, but softer, more elegant dishes composed of handmade pastas, cured salumi and al dente risotto with shaved truffles.   Still, the Crescent City has long loved red sauce, and that's evident in many local...

By Kristen Yates   From Brooklyn, to Italy, to right here in Noblesville, Vito Ruggieri is bringing his authentic Italian cuisines in his restaurant, V's Pizza & Pasta.   Ruggieri was born in Brooklyn, but raised in Italy. At 17, he returned to America to follow his dreams. Ever since he can remember, he has been in love with food...

Easter often is associated with the candy aisle, and its tempting display of rainbow-hued jelly beans, foil-wrapped chocolate eggs and bright-yellow marshmallow Peeps.   For an 85-year-old cheese company in Verona, the 40-day Lenten season is punctuated not by sweets but by an unusual cheese product that for two days each week leading up to...

You could say that Master Baker Dean Chiotti knows baking. While this is a true statement, it is also a vast understatement. Baking is what his family has done for generations - nine generations to be exact."I love it," says 70-year-old Chiotti. "It's what we do," he adds with a shrug of modesty.   Dean's family dates back to 1687 in the Pie...

Two of Dallas' most peripatetic chefs have reunited to form the culinary consulting team for the new Sfuzzi Pizzeria Romana and the soon-to-open Primo's in the Dallas Design District.   Both concepts have been purchased by Mehrdad Moayedi, president and CEO of Carrollton-based Centurion American Development Group. Moayedi's company recently...