by Elizabeth Rose   Native Sicilian Executive Chef/Owner Francesco Inguaggiato of Bellino Trattoria Siciliana (Bellino), located in the former Fratelli space in Portland's Pearl District, announced today that he will introduce Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, a Monday night Supper Club and new winter hours.   Born in Palermo, Sicily's...

Dalla ricotta affumicata al ginepro al pecorino stagionato, l'Abruzzo conquista l'America e si aggiudica un posto di tutto rilievo nella 'top 50' stilata dal Wall Street Journal, per suggerire ai suoi numerosissimi lettori, i più esclusivi e graditi regali natalizi.   A darne notizia è la stessa azienda Marcelli Formaggi, un'impresa familiar...

by Ben Lariccia   La Gazzetta spoke with co-manager of Carmella's Café, Lisa Kelso. La Gazzetta (LG): Good afternoon, Lisa. Thanks so much for inviting La Gazzetta to your restaurant. The minute you walk in you see old family photos. That's not a photo-shopped display. Tell us about your family.   Carmella's: Yes, those are real fami...

By Isabel Vincent There's not enough fungus among us. A hot Italian summer has devastated the white-truffle crop, and now high-end Manhattan restaurants are in a panic over a shortage of the delicacy. "We're totally out of white truffles," said Edwin Fernandez, the maitre d' at Ristorante Armani. The posh eatery above the Armani sto...

Nell'ambito delle attività organizzate a Houston per il 2013 Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti, l'Italian Community Cultural Center (ICCC) ospiterà dal 10 al 18 maggio la Settimana della Cucina Mediterranea Italiana, che celebrerà la fusione di sapori e culture che caratterizza il Mediterraneo e la sua influenza nella cucina italiana ed...

By Linda Chojnacki Nick and Antonietta Carnevale have brought a true taste of Italy to Northeast Ohio with Molisana Italian Imports in Broadview Heights. The Carnevales have owned the store for 20 years and showcase the finest in authentic Italian meats, cheeses, wines, gelato, and more. The Carnevale's historyAntonietta and Nick are originally f...

Dagli scaffali dei supermercati fino a quelli delle librerie: Barilla ha lanciato negli Stati Uniti l'edizione inglese del libro dedicato alla figura di Pietro Barilla che, fondando l'azienda nel 1947, ha trasformato una piccola attività di famiglia nel marchio di pasta italiano più conosciuto al mondo. Il volume, titolato "Barilla: An Italian Stor...

To kick-off Italian Dine Out week in NYC we visited Circo. Circo is a Tuscan inspired Osteria operated by World-famous restauranteurs, the Maccioni family. Circo offers upscale Italian fare which is served in a lively, sophisticated setting reminiscent of the old-style European circus tents which inspired the restaurant's name. Executive Chef Alfio...

By Josh Escobar   At the new pizzeria in Downtown Shattuck are families with young kids, waiters in black, chefs in white and girls in college with flowers in their hair.   "A flower comes with some of the drinks," explains owner Lisa Holt, sitting beside the other owner and her husband, David Shapiro.   Read more   Sour...

by Jojo Tulloh   Dario Cecchini is probably the most famous butcher in the world. His macelleria in the Chianti village of Panzano is a meat mecca – a walk-in encyclopedia of Tuscan food selling all cuts of beef, cooked meats, fresh lardo, salumi, ragus, sauces and seasonings.   The Cecchinis have been in the butchery trade for eight...