Before this season winds down, it's important to squeeze in some summer romance.   For such occasions, you might consider The Vine Italian Cafe in Nicoma Park. Located in a nondescript building, it feels as if you've been transported to the old country — provided Italy is that country in question.   Read more   Source: htt...

The Uptown/Galleria Houston area will have another dining option when a craving for pasta strikes.An Italian restaurant called North will open its second Texas location as the newest tenant in the second phase of the mixed-use development Blvd Place.Mike Wheeler and Jack Breard of Dallas-based United Commercial Realty represented North and Elise We...

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.   Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily life. Italians live "la vita bella" (the beau...

Promotions highlighting the arrival of Italian abate fetel variety pears into the U.S. are taking place on the East Coast. Abate fetel pears from Italy's northeastern Emilia Romagna region are making their U.S. debut, according to a news release, and promotions will offer sampling events in Delaware and New York City. On Jan. 29, an Italian p...

by Pamela Silvestri   Of all Mary Coppola's dishes, none is loved by the Scaffidi family as much as her Italian wedding soup. She has been making this soup for 50 years. "For Easter, New Years – oh they devour it," Mrs. Coppola says. "It's easy to make but too many things to do. My bones wont let me do this anymore, but I still do it."...

By Suzanne Loudermilk Haughey   The tiny storefront on South High Street is back in business—this time as Joe Benny's Focacceria. Owner Joseph Benjamin Gardella, pictured above, is the genial host. Joe, 36, a first-generation Italian American, has long hoped to own a restaurant property.   "I've always loved food," he says, havin...

by Melanie Barnard   South Norwalk, after a couple of years of relative dormancy, seems to be coming alive again. With the advent of new condominiums and office spaces, there is much more foot traffic, and those folks get hungry. All of which is good news for this historic part of town, and Quartino Trattoria & Vineria is front and cente...

di Alberto Magnani   Menù di vini, carta dei piatti. Un refuso? No: il principio che anima Mulino a Vino, il wine restaurant che ha appena aperto i battenti nel cuore di Manhattan. I clienti possono scegliere tra una selezione di 50 vini italiani al bicchiere o alla bottiglia, con abbinamenti preparati su misura dallo chef Davide Scabin: il...

Planned by Alice Biagini under the auspices of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC), this event was promoted as "The Authentic Italian Table," an evening of fine dining, a showcase for new Italian products trying to find distributors along with signature dishes from New York's top-tiered Italian restaurants.   And there was also a Ci...

Four Italian eateries will remain in their Little Italy spaces along the neighborhood's famed Mulberry Street through five-year lease renewals in EVO Real Estate Group's retail condominium on the ground floor of the commercial building at 132 Mulberry Street, EVO announced this morning.   The new deals will keep Paesano, La Nonna, Pellegrino...