Wait for it. A new California/Italian deli called Appetito is about to open in Palm Springs across from the Ace Hotel at 1700 South El Camino Real. A real treat for local denizens and visitors, the menu will do a modern take on the classic Italian eatery "promising great food, fun, value and a sense of community', according to its press release. &...

By John Golden Casa Novello has been dishing up mountainous portions of Italian-American style comfort food for years. That it used to be the neighborhood trattoria for local Italian families complete with widows in black stockings and mourning attire right out of central casting is an era long gone at this Main Street institution in Westbrook.&nb...

by Samantha Bakall   For the past three months, a small Southeast Portland pop-up called Project Grace has quietly produced some of the most intriguing new Italian food in Portland. Now, that pop-up is gearing up for the next step. By early fall, Project Grace will transform into Renata, a 110 seat, 3,000-square-foot Italian restaurant...

Food and wine are two things you'll never run out of in Italy. For those in the wine trade, experiencing the finest of the country's corked and cooked will not require a flight to Rome but a journey to Manhattan's Pierre Hotel on February 19, on which day Gala Italia will commence for its 30th anniversary.   The trade-specific exhibition or...

by Angela Mueller Yacovelli's Restaurant in Florissant, which has been in business for 95 years, will shut its doors on Jan. 1. Owners Jack and Jan Yacovelli, who have operated the family business for the past 37 years, said they decided in September to close the iconic restaurant, St. Louis Public Radio reports. "We're tired, we want to hav...

David Fowler never gets tired of eating — or talking about — Italian beef. The Gold Coast resident is co-owner of ItalianBeef.com — a website devoted to reviewing and rating restaurants in Chicago and its suburbs that serve Italian beef, sharing recipes featuring Italian beef and selling beef.   "People love our site — it's all about Italia...

by Sarah Feldberg   It's hard to imagine the Las Vegas Strip without its iconic fountains, the dancing waters that front the Bellagio and seem to blast off in nearly ever movie about the city. Now there's a new place to take in that heady view: the Bellagio's Lago restaurant by chef Julian Serrano.   The space formerly home to Circo r...

'Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.' Sophia Loren Feeling like on a secret-mission, Me, a non-Italian with a normal metabolism have been analysing the Italian diet for more than 4 years and finding out why obesity and over-weight are not major problems in this amazing country.   If you take a quick look at the Italian population ev...

By Jessica Elizarraras   Last year as the Spurs gathered a few thousand of their most passionate fans at the Alamodome to celebrate a fifth championship, a few hundred foodies gathered to support the Hot Wells Conservancy's second Harvest Feast.   Let's just say organizers chef Robbie Nowlin and artist best friend Justin Parr won't ha...

A delegation of United States Mayors will meet with a delegation of Italian mayors, under the leadership of The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), in the USA Pavilion of Expo Milano 2015 this coming Saturday, July 18.   Mayors will discuss their role in helping to shape a healthy and sustainable local food environment, as well as suc...