By Jade Scipioni   He shot to fame with his carb-filled Italian-American cuisine and his countless cooking reality shows. Now 12 books later, Celebrity Chef Rocco DiSpirito is on a mission to end obesity.   "The mission of my brand is to reverse obesity in America. The problem with food in America is that delicious and healthy don't c...

By Nadia Ghattas A Voce means a voice in Italian. It speaks of fine cuisine, impeccable service, and exquisite design. A Voce creates an exciting dining experience for its guests—true modern Italian, with a splash of New York City. This Michelin-rated restaurant is owned by the Marlon Abela Restaurant Corporation.   The setting is exquisite...

Chicago chef Matthias Merges' new restaurant, A10, located on the 1400 block of 53rd Street, is slated to open in mid-October, according to Calmetta Coleman, director of communications for Civic Engagement at the University of Chicago. The latest project by Merges — once the Chef de Cuisine at the now-closed upscale restaurant Charlie Trotter — is...

Chicago is ready to take Italian food to a whole new level.The long-awaited Eataly opened on Monday, bringing with it a wealth of delicious food and drinks that will make food-lovers swoon. The market, founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Oscar Farinetti in Italy, incorporates the influence of famous chefs Mario Batali and Joe and Lidia Bastianich. In...

After its immense success in recent years, the Milano Food&Wine Festival returns to Lombardy's Capital February 8-10, bringing with it Italy's best wine producers and chefs. With more than 100 different wine growers participating – personally selected by Founder and President of the Merano WineFestival, Helmuth Köcher – the event is a landmark...

As the name suggests, Olana, which opened two months ago among the sooty gray office buildings along lower Madison Avenue, is a place of lofty, even romantic, ambitions. The restaurant is named for the Hudson River home of the nineteenth-century landscape painter Frederic Church, and so the windowless room is decorated with murals, some of them bac...

Just when you thought the North End was limited to pasta and tourists, a slew of variety has finally entered Boston's "little Italy." In addition to Tenoch Taqueria and the upcoming Urban Cantina restaurant, the North End will soon be home to its own Italian "speakeasy," Parla.   Last week, the NorthEndWaterfront.com reported that the new re...

by Joe Crea, Northeast Ohio Media Group   Back when, dinner at an Italian restaurant meant a platter of spaghetti big enough to feed an army, large green salads and a basket of crusty bread.   You can still find plenty of reliable places that offer hearty Italian-American fare -- but today you're just as likely to find authentic and a...

After traveling the United States, Gianni Andreini decided he was ready to make a change -- he wanted to pack up his life in Florence to start a new journey in New York.   To make it happen, he teamed up with two Italian friends, Federico Bernocchi and Andrea Soldini, both of whom had been residing in the city for years. Together, the team d...

di Claudio Del Frate   Alla fine del 2015 la produzione di pomodori in provincia di Caserta sarà aumentata del 50% rispetto all'anno precedente. Il dato diffuso nei giorni scorsi a livello locale è stato confermato ieri dalle organizzazioni campane degli agricoltori.   Il macroscopico riscontro statistico non è un semplice capriccio s...