Southern Italian cuisine has made its way to Wynwood. When it opens Friday, October 12, Doma, located less than a block south of Beaker & Gray, will serve house-baked breads and pasta, local seafood, and fried pizza. In addition to serving coastal Italian fare, Doma, which means "home" in Latin, will stock more than 800 bottles of wine in a built-i...

Ryan Gosling may be a big shot in America, but in Italy, he’s just another mouth to feed! The 37-year-old actor appeared on Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he opened up about his mother’s recent wedding in Italy, where he met his new stepfather’s Italian family.  “There was a lot of, during the service, these wonderful older Italian women just...

Diana Griffis, a former manager at Genova Italian Restaurant in Newton, will bring experienced savor to McPherson’s Main street with her own Italian eatery, Ristorante Italiano di Famiglia. Griffis said she has had plans of starting her own restaurant ever since coming to Kansas nearly three years ago, a dream that will come true on Oct. 12. She sa...

For Chef Phil Dwyer, there is no place like the kitchen. “Very early on, I came to realize that I had never met anyone who didn’t have some beautiful memory around food. Conversations always came back to the kitchen. I developed a real appreciation and respect for that.” You will find this chef cooking Italian classics with a side of soul at Grasso...

A Mediterranean-style diet might significantly reduce your risk of a major cause of blindness, a new study suggests. Poor diet is emerging as an important factor in the development of a degenerative eye disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It's a leading cause of vision loss among older Americans. "You are what you eat," said Dr E...

To hear Marcello DeFeo, the owner and operator of Valente’s Italian Specialties tell it, meal time when growing up in a tight-knit Italian-American household was hardly a private affair. “We had an open-table policy in our kitchen where we constantly had our friends from school, or my dad’s clients. My nonna or my mom would invite them to come sit...

When it comes to pizza, there are really only two great cities: Naples and New York. This weekend, the two pizza capitals are going head-to-head at the first annual New York Pizza Festival in the Bronx’s Little Italy. There, pizzaioli from six Naples restaurants will serve slices alongside 12 New York City pros — and 11 well-intentioned pizza chefs...

The long-empty, castle-like restaurant at 13851 S. Tamiami Trail in south Fort Myers will soon have a new tenant. Leopardi’s Italian Restaurant has taken over the former Dwyer's and Tilted Kilt space, with plans to open in November. Owner Anthony Leopardi is no stranger to the area. He is the founder and owner of Cornerstone Builders of Southwest F...

Pork roll or Taylor ham. Sub or hoagie. Sprinkles or jimmies. These are the food fights we love to have, because everyone has a opinion. And everyone is sure their opinion is the right one. But here in New Jersey, another debate simmers with no end in sight: sauce versus gravy. Italian-Americans will defend – with gusto – their position, citing gra...

A new mobile food experience has joined the Grand Island market. Leslie Collins of Grand Island is the owner of Sugo Italian Kitchen at 222 W. Stolley Park Road. Collins started Sugo in March. Her mobile kitchen was located at various spots in town, and she has catered different events. Earlier this month she opened her West Stolley Park location. ...