by Mattie John Bamman   A James Beard Semi-Finalist for Best Chef Northwest in 2012 and 2013, Justin Wills has secured his place as one of Oregon's best chefs. He opened Restaurant Beck on Depoe Bay in 2009, and this June, he and wife Stormee teamed up to opened Sorella on Nye Beach. The amateur reviews and tweets have just begun rolling in....

by Whitney Filloon The former Mi Piaci space at Preston Road and Northwest Highway has a new tenant on the horizon: Crudo Taverna. This wil be the restaurant's second location; the first is in a swanky Frisco strip center on Lebanon Road near the Dallas North Tollway.   Crudo describes itself as a family-owned, upscale bistro "with an...

by Micol Wajskol   Few foods have captured the appetite of the world. In order to be so universal and international, those few foods must be quite special. Nutella is one of those internationally loved foods. I had the unique opportunity to speak with the world's most knowledgeable Nutella lover, Gigi Padovani.   Throughout his 30 yea...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Giulia Casati for the Italian School NJ      Translation by:   One thing everyone knows about Italians is that they love their food. They love their bread, their pasta, their pizza, and nothing else is like a good lasagna made by their grandma. Salami, focaccia, gela...

Italian food and Sicilian food come with a lot of flavor and style, which represents the lifestyles of both Italians and Sicilians. Many people think of them as one in the same, but Sicilians practice many customs that differ from their mainland Italian countrymen. These differences include food. Sicilians use a lot of fish in their everyday diet,...

Dear friends from Indianapolis and vicinity. On June 14-15, 2013 I will have the pleasure to be the special culinary guest at the Indianapolis Festa Italiana. I'm so excited to be part of this wonderful event and look forward to come to your city. However, to make the event even more exciting, I will be needing a Nonna to cook with me on stage. Wh...

di Vittorio Capotorto   Il mio Maestro Eduardo De Filippo, parlando della variopinta natura umana, in riferimento ad alcuni personaggi "originali" delle sue commedie, mi ripeteva spesso: "È la natura, 'chi nasce 'e na manera e chi 'e n'ata" (chi nasce in una maniera e chi in un'altra). Bè, devo subito dire che Tony Del Gatto è effettiva...

Our culinary adventure began in early summer when my friend, Ellen Henry, and I decided to create a multi-course Italian dinner that would help raise funds for my October trip to the country.   I had two reasons for visiting Italy: First, I would serve as one of 240 Slow Food USA delegates during Slow Food International's biannual confe...

Since it opened 2½ years ago in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, Mia Francesca has been overshadowed, in some ways quite literally, by its sister restaurant, Davanti Enoteca.   San Diego's first Davanti location has become one of the hottest eateries in Little Italy. And the second Davanti outlet at Del Mar Highlands is situated directly i...

To get acquainted with the food and feel of Moye, just off Brickell Avenue in Miami, you have to know the region of Italy of which the concept is based – Puglia or as they say Apulian cuisine. Owners Tony Gallo and Chef Pietro Vardeu created this upscale casual yet affordable dining spot as an education to their customers. "We like to special...