by Lisa Johnson   It's difficult to find a restaurant upon which the whole family can agree. Usually, when I give my sons a choice, they list off the big chains. In an effort to broaden their horizons, I took them to "work" as I checked out Casa-Di-Pizza.   A.J., Billy and I entered the restaurant with a bit of confusion. While I had...

Gabriele Bertaccini looks more like an Italian clothing model than a hardworking, über successful chef. But if you get him talking about cooking, dining, and Italian cuisine, it becomes immediately clear that he's much more than just a handsome face and an exceptionally well-tailored suit.   He waxes poetic about the beauty of sunsets, the s...

North County has a new place to find Italian speciality goods with Roma Market, which opened on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 1054 West Valley Parkway in Escondido.   The new neighborhood market features, in addition to Italian speciality items, a regular market and a deli, which will serve meats and cheese, as well as hot dishes, sandwiches, pizza, ge...

by J. Merritt Melancon Adriana Coppola, a native Italian now living in Johns Creek, won the grand prize in the University of Georgia's 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest with her A&A Alta Cucina Italia Balsamico al Mirtillo, a blueberry balsamic vinegar reduction.   The annual contest, conducted by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Ec...

April 25, 2015 Saturday 2:30 PMQuakerbridge Mall (Lawrenceville, NJ) - 150 Quaker Bridge MallTrenton, New Jersey 08648We all love Italian food and in this class we'll take the opportunity to help you master some delicious authentic dishes from southern Italy. Our chef instructor will show students how to take advantage of traditional Sici...

Mother's Day is a special day for honoring mothers throughout the world. We will celebrate this special day at the Italian Club of Dallas by hosting a Mother's Day Brunch to honor the women who contributed so much to our lives: our MOMS.   Come and celebrate this special day with your family and friends at the Italian Club on Sunday, May 10....

by Elise Balzotti   Firenze, Florencia, Florence — no matter where you're from, or how you pronounce the name, this Tuscan city is one of the most enchantingly beautiful in all of Italy. Firenze is like a painter's palette, vibrant with color from all the periods of its lengthy history.   From cobblestone alleyways shaded by medieval...

by Paul Sebert   Many Tri-State residents were saddened last year when Tascali's Decades Pasta Bar & Grill closed after 29 years when owner Darrell Smith retired. There's now a new Italian option in the village of Barboursville. Fratelli's Italian Restaurant opened it's doors in early June in the former home of Tascali's.   "...

Across America, chefs are using Nutella, the hazelnut spread created in 1944 in Italy, as the foundation for creative dishes that go beyond breakfast to include savory entrées and gourmet desserts. Chef Lucero Martinez of Pampano Restaurant in New York City grew up in Mexico City.   Her family makes 10 different moles back home. Folding...

We've scanned Metro Jacksonville's forums for recommendations. Here's seven of the best Italian restaurants that Jacksonville has to offer. If you think we're missing few, let us know and we'll add them to the list!   Enza's Italian Restaurant Mike and Enza Huff opened Enza's Italian Restaurant in 2004. Enza had been born in Sicily and migr...