By Leora Y. BloomIN A CITY where it's increasingly difficult to keep up with the list of restaurant openings and closings, what keeps a Seattle institution such as Capitol Hill's Ristorante Machiavelli popular for so long?   Linda McElroy, who opened Machiavelli in 1988 with her husband, Tom, says the key to the restaurant's success has been...

By Michael Russell   "Renata is a dream," Sandra Arnerich says of the deceptively simple, deliriously ambitious Italian restaurant that she and husband Nick opened in May. That dream is what caused them to leave high-profile restaurant jobs in San Francisco, uproot their growing family and fly north to Nick's hometown of Portland. &nbs...

by Claudia Astarita   Piedmont's food is generous, displaying the colours of the region's rainbow. A tradition which offers infinite types of flavors, aromas and tastes. From west to east, from the harsh rugged mountains to the fertile plans and rolling hills, Piedmont offers an infinite range of delicacies. Sipping one of its great wines is...

by Deb Terrill While visiting St. Louis, Bill and I had dinner on The Hill. The Hill is the old Italian neighborhood on the west side, and it feels very much like stepping back in time. There are a dozen or more restaurants, mostly old school red sauce joints, packed with diners at 5:30 and closed by 9 p.m.   We picked Zia's, but we were to...

by Kerry J. Byrne   A blissful nostalgia compelled restaurateur Steve DiFillippo to visit the site of the original Davio's on Newbury Street as the 30th anniversary of his landmark northern Italian steakhouse approached. DiFillippo, 54, invited the Boston Herald along for a physical and metaphorical walk down memory lane, from his...

by Sonya Sorich The El Dorado Hills Town Center is getting another new restaurant. Rubio's Coastal Grill will fill a space previously occupied by Mama Ann's Deli & Bakery, which closed in October. The 2,800-square-foot restaurant, which will be located across from Zia's cafe, is expected to open in spring 2016.   It will employ 35...

Bread makers at La Panciata are keeping it in the family with an announcement the company is under new management. Twenty-four years since the company was founded, owners Glenn and Lori Loati announced that their son, Justin, and his wife, Bonka, took control of the company Jan. 7.   The specialty bread company will continue to operate...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   The liquorice plant was most likely imported to Calabria by the Greeks around 700 BC. These places have the ideal microclimate and habitat that allowed the development of a different ecotype, as shown by the genetic mapping that allows i...

Old Trieste Restaurant announces its 50th anniversary this month. "On this special anniversary for Old Trieste Restaurant, we would like to express our deepest gratitude and appreciation to our customers for their long-time support and wonderful friendships for the past 50 years," says Owner and Operator Larry Tomicich.   In honor of its 50t...

by Jim Bessman   There are tables, and then there's what New Jersey restaurateur/raconteur Vic Rallo calls "the Italian table." "The 'Italian table' is the place where family and friends gather not only to eat and drink but to catch up, cry, sing, love and laugh," says Rallo. "This is lost in America as most dads and moms work to get ah...