You've got a look a little harder to find Nonna's, tucked into the back of the big and flashy Formento's on West Randolph, but the search is worth it. "I grew up in New York suburbs going to a lot of old school Jewish delis and a lot of great just Italian neighborhood delis, and I wanted to bring a lot of those ideas to the table here. But do...

By Ashleigh Ruhl   Pulling hot focaccia out of the oven, Angelo Marciuliano of Angelo's Italian Deli lifts the bread out of a heavy cast-iron pan, and the fresh-baked smell drifts out of the tiny La Verne Avenue storefront as it has for nearly 15 years in Belmont Shore. But there's extra haste in his work, and a bigger smile too, as Marciul...

Most of you probably didn't notice that Utah food giant Tony Caputo officially retired this weekend. It's not really Tony's style to do anything this quietly—he tends towards open-voiced honesty and bluntness. And most of you won't even notice the retirement, since he'll still be in the downtown store he founded on most Saturdays, at least thr...

By Jess Fleming   Tim Niver isn't done yet. The owner of Strip Club Meat and Fish and newly opened Saint Dinette has more plans for the Saintly City -- this time in the form of an Italian restaurant in the West Seventh neighborhood to be called Mucci's.   Niver tweeted Friday morning: "since we've tied things up legally, closed o...

By Janet Podolak   Loretta Paganini grew up in Bologna, considered by many to be the breadbasket of Italy. In the north of the boot-shaped country, its rolling farmland has many crops and is the home for Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Balsamic vinegar and many other products known the world over.   Paganini's mother was a longtime profes...

By Nathan Ellgren   St. Joseph's il Lazzarone pizzeria is about to be on magazine pages and TV screens across the Midwest. The authentic Italian restaurant on Frederick Avenue, which is about to celebrate its two-year anniversary, will soon be featured in Feast magazine and on its Emmy award winning TV show.   On Tuesday, camera...

by Lizzy Alfs   Handcrafted pasta will be the focus of a new restaurant and retail shop planned for East Nashville. Brothers Ryan and Danny Nicoletto, owners of East Nashville-based Nicoletto's Pasta Co., are preparing to open Nicoletto's Italian Kitchen at 2905A Gallatin Pike later this month.   Since launching their pasta...

Combining his Italian heritage and American patriotism, chef Dante de Magistris hosts a unique Italian American-inspired beer dinner in honor of Independence Day.   Reserve a seat at his riverside restaurant on Thursday, July 4th to sit down to five courses of Italiany fare paired with the beers of Maryland's Dogfish Head Brewery. The festiv...

Would you like to improve your cooking skills or to add an Italian taste to the usual menu?Once a month, Il Fornaio restaurant in Beverly Hills offers a cooking class based on authentic recipes from different Italian regions.   Four courses, from the appetizer to the dessert, to learn - and enjoy - the secrets of a world-famous culinary trad...

Since the Real Italian Deli opened just under a year ago in Palm Desert, the deli-store combination has dished out traditional Italian sandwiches and desserts, and kept the shelves stocked with house-cured and imported deli meats, olive oils, fresh and frozen pastas and vinegars that could rival any New York City deli.   "I want to bring the...