By Bianca Sienra   Simplicity has its charms, and sometimes the weary restaurant reviewer, having gorged for months on fine and fancy foods, wants nothing more than to succumb to simple pleasures.   At such times, I crave a place where there are no wildly inventive dishes or highly touted exotica on the menu, no hipster digs lined wit...

  WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   This is a tasty, simple and fast recipe that you can make anytime you crave for a spicy pasta dish. The amatriciana (ahm-mah-tree-CHA-na) is mouthwatering sauce for pasta, made with guanciale (or bacon), tomato and...

by Dana Hatic The Boston Globe's Sacha Pfeiffer pays a visit to UpperWest. There, she writes, she "found [her] favorite new restaurant of the year." The North Cambridge restaurant is more of a "wine bar that serves some wonderful food," she notes. The limited menu changes frequently and includes charcuterie, cheese, tinned fish, and pasta.  ...

By Chiara Zaccherotti Quanto ha a che fare il cibo con la creazione dell'identità collettiva di un popolo? Tanto. Con l'aggiunta di un processo migratorio, poi, il fenomeno assume caratteristiche sociali ed economiche per nulla irrilevanti. Un po' come è accaduto agli italiani che a partire dalla fine dell'800 hanno lasciato la patria per attraver...

L'Università dei Sapori di Perugia e l'International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes, prestigioso gruppo americano di college che annovera 50 sedi negli Stati Uniti e in Canada, hanno reso noto di aver firmato lo scorso 23 aprile un importante accordo di cooperazione nel settore della formazione gastronomica.   L'accordo, sottoscritto...

by Nicole Danna   If you were to close your eyes and imagine a neighborhood café with a touch of Italian, you'd probably conjure something a lot like Pronto Café in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The room would be given an informal layout with a lunch-counter bar, exposed brick, weathered wood decor, and, of course, an artisan pizza oven. Locals wo...

New York-based LDV Hospitality, in partnership with Chicago-based Oxford Capital Group and Quadrum Global, which has a Miami office, are opening an Italian restaurant in the Godfrey Hotel Chicago.   Dolce Italian is slated to open in late spring at the Godfrey on Huron and LaSalle streets in River North. Dolce, which has locations in Mi...

According to a news release, the New Jersey-based restaurant will open its second location in the area set to serve its customized Italian Roll-Ups, pasta bowls and salad bowls made with locally-grown and sustainable ingredients. The Downtown Silver Spring restaurant will feature the chain's signature "large tavola" (communal seating), stained conc...

By Matthew Schniper   "So you would call yourself a 'product enthusiast?'" I ask. "Most Egg heads are," replies Molly Hamlin, elaborating on how she's attended the Big Green Egg company's EGGfests and even volunteered on her own time and food-dime to demo the ceramic cooker at local events.   "You can do anything on them," she sa...

No matter what the occasion, we always talk about Italian food...which seems to always end up in heated discussions about who makes the BEST lasagna!!!Basta! Now you can put your recipe where your mouth is and get bragging rights while doing a good deed for New Mexico's children. Our State is again #1 in the nation for child hunger and we thought a...