On Friday, May 2, 7:00 p.m., the Frog and the Peach, 29 Dennis Street at Hiram Square, New Brunswick, New Jersey, will host a special Italian wine dinner featuring the extraordinary vintages of Dalla Terra Imports. Dalla Terra is the importer for many of the best Italian wines available in the United States. Amelia DiMarco, US Import Director, wil...

On Saturday, December 13, 2014, from 6 - 9 p.m., the Capital Italian American Organization (CIAO!) will be hosting its annual Christmas party and potluck social at Staybridge Suites located in the Summit East Complex at 1600 Summit Lake Drive, Tallahassee, just east of Interstate 10 on U.S. 90 (Mahan Drive).   Please join us for good food, I...

by Duane Shimogawa Angelo Pietro, the popular Japan-based Italian restaurant chain, which closed down its only Hawaii location near Ala Moana Center in Honolulu in September, has found a new location, but a little further east to the Kaimuki neighborhood, the restaurant's general manager confirmed to PBN. Angelo Pietro's will open in the spring o...

Petaluma restaurant has been serving up Italian food on the Upper East Side since 1984—with a brief interruption. This past summer the restaurant reopened under new management and with a new chef, C.J. Bivona.   Wood-fired pizza and pastas make up much of the menu, both classic recipes and updated takes on favorites.   Read more &nbs...

“This is not just vinegar. This is balsamic. They are not the same,” Daniele Barbieri said when I visited his family’s Acetaia del Cristo in this Northern Italian city last fall. I heard him, but I was also engaged, engrossed in the parade of flavors in my mouth.   Mr. Barbieri had suggested that I stick my pinkie inside a 165-year-old juniper-wo...

On the heels of serving his 1 millionth meal to underprivileged "motel kids," restaurateur/humanitarian Sir Bruno Serato will be awarded the Montale Prize at a formal ceremony to be held on April 23 in the Hall of Trusses Firmafede Fortress, which was built in the 15th century by Lorenzo de 'Medici.   During his stay at the ancient castle in...

By Ptah Gabrie   Fishtown is a fluid neighborhood whose residents cover many different American classes. One thing that bonds all of us together in this ever-changing landscape is food. So how do you establish a restaurant in a neighborhood with shifting demographics? It's simple. Start with the freshest ingredients available to you.  ...

Kevin Gentile has been one of Central New York's best (and best known) chefs for more than a decade. Lately, he's been well-traveled, too. His newest stop is Bella Cigna, the Italian-American restaurant located next to the Swan Pond, at 301 Fayette St. (Route 92) in Manlius.   Starting Tuesday, he takes over as executive chef and g...

By John Tanasychuk   This past fall, the new chef at Sorrisi boldly announced that he wanted it to become "the premier Italian restaurant in South Florida." I love a good pronouncement. Six months after reading chef Jacob Perego's words inthe Sun Sentinel, we made our way to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek to check on the restaurant's pro...

by Rebecca Hanlon   Walking into Slice of Italy feels like you've just arrived at a friend's home. Seat yourself at one of the green tables and get ready to fill your belly with whatever homemade Italian treats you desire. With more than 25 years of experience in York and Lancaster county restaurants, Peter Ferrante jumped at the chance...