by Jonathan Jones   It's been a long holiday break that we at Visit Lake County have all been recovering from. However, before your friends at Visit Lake County took some much needed time to rest and relax, we had our company holiday lunch at Primo's Italian American Cuisine in Gurneerun by the Khayat Restaurant Group.   Twas a s...

Step through the revolving door into an elegant, high-ceilinged space decorated with walnut paneling, floor-to-ceiling windows and tables with white leather chairs trimmed in blue velvet, all set against sweeping views of Biscayne Bay.   The venerable Cipriani opens on Miami's Brickell Avenue at noon on Friday, the group's first U.S. restaur...

L'Upper East Side è una delle zone più chic di New York. Questo quartiere, infatti, è attraversato da Madison Avenue dove sorgono negozi quali Tom Ford, Ralph Lauren, Gucci e, a breve, Dolce & Gabbana. In mezzo a questi negozi di alta moda si trova la Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto, il Ristorante. A farci conoscere questo locale sono i ragazzi di Me...

by Anna Ferrari Figone's of California Olive Oil is expanding its current operation to include a new retail store in Petaluma. Opening Saturday, June 14th at 10:00 a.m., the new location can be found at 1370 Industrial Avenue, just one block off the 101 freeway, and offers tasting opportunities, as well as enrollment in Figone's local olive oil cl...

"Manhattan? FUHGETTABOUDIT!" That's the official slogan of A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours (http://www.asliceofbrooklyn.com) as they celebrate their 9th anniversary taking tourists from around the world on authentic guided bus tours of NYC's most populous borough. Started in 2005 by native Brooklynite Tony Muia, the family-run company is the onl...

By Curt Prendergast Wine glasses clinked and lamb chops disappeared on Tuesday afternoon as diners took advantage of the new Italian restaurant G and Di Luca at the City of Nogales-owned Palo Duro property in Meadow Hills. Among the diners were employees of the Sierra Seed Co. who stopped in for a holiday lunch at a long table covered in whit...

My boyfriend likes really bad Chinese food—the beige and greasy kind, served in karaoke bars and bowling-alley card rooms.   So early on in our relationship, when he told me he wanted to try a teeny-tiny Ravenna Italian restaurant, with a cartoonish red and green sign that gives off a Mama-Mia-You'll-Love-Our-Spaghetti! vibe, I was quick to...

Il Gruppo Casillo (Corato, Bari) ha lanciato in America la prima edizione del "Premio Casillo per la Dieta Mediterranea" il riconoscimento alle eccellenze che promuovono i valori e le tradizioni dell'alimentazione del Sud. Per l'occasione, lunedì scorso 29 giugno, nella location mozzafiato del Tuscany Hotel di Manhattan, graziata dalla vista dell'...

Antonio Andaloro, 48 years old, is the first Italian blind chef and among the only three we could find worldwide. An interview with the Italian daily Il Sole 24 Ore, the chef revealed the details of his experience that led him to his actual job.   Previously, he was a master decorator, specialized in Italian art of the 18th century. He gradu...

by Michele DeLuca When you call Carmine Bianco, you should hope he doesn't answer. This way, you get to listen to the best recipe I've heard lately. Instead of a voice mail message, his phone sometimes answers with the voice of a distinctly Italian fellow who ticks off a list of the ingredients for a good red sauce.   For someone like...