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Perhaps one of the hippest restaurant openings of late, Pizza Nono (Italian for ninth), has taken up residence in Salt Lake City's 9th and 9th neighborhood and quickly found a home among residents. Pizza Nono's menu and concept are designed for speed and self-sufficiency — perfect for the bustling area filled with shoppers and diners. The focal poi...

Maria Coassin is passionate about gelato. Not just its creamy texture, distinctive flavorings or even the specialty ingredients she imports from around the world: Madagascar vanilla, Sicilian pistachios, couverture chocolate from Tanzania.   Coassin loves the science of it. As the founder of Gelatiamo, Seattle’s first gelateria, Coassin revels in t...

Celebrity chef Mario Batali gave Mark Barrett one of the greatest gifts a young chef can receive: a connection. This was after culinary school, after working his way up to sous chef at flagship Greenwich Village restaurant Babbo, where Batali had a standing offer -- stay for a year, and he would set you up with the family he lived with and trained...

Slice of Vegas Pizza Kitchen & Bar is celebrating its five-year anniversary with an all-new menu for guests to enjoy. Located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, the pizza kitchen and bar is rolling out a wide-variety of Italian-inspired dishes from starters and specialty pizzas to sandwiches and hand-crafted pasta, and more.  Since its opening i...

I have been longing for some additional Italian food options in the south end of the Salt Lake valley, so when I got wind that Carmine’s Italian Cuisine opened just over a month ago, I was looking forward to trying it. They took up residence in the space that was formally a Mexican restaurant I used to frequent, so I was anxious to see how they tur...

Danny Zelisko Presents is proud to announce the performances of legendary music icon Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons at Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 and Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Tickets starting at $39 (including applicable service charges and fees) go on sale Monday, July 17 at 10 a.m. PST. Tickets can be pu...

Hi, everyone, it is that time of the year again and I am simply thrilled to be back and covering for our irreplaceable dear friend, Robin Leach; whom I miss so much. I must say, my work has been taken the best of me lately, and I will definitely correct this flaw as soon as he gets back! It is with most respect and gratitude I sit here in my home o...

Le Hawaii sono il paradiso del surf, le spiagge di North Shore a Oahu ospitano le gare più popolari tra professionisti. E c’è chi, mosso dalla passione per la tavola, ne ha fatto un’impresa. Stefano Maffin vive da circa 20 anni nel North Shore di Maui, Haiku. Cosa ti ha spinto a trasferirti?«La passione per mare e vento. Faccio windsurf da quando h...

It all started with food. And you could also say a dream. For years, 13 to be somewhat exact, Bob Verderame had a vision about a pizzeria in Flagstaff that was more than just pizza—all while he was laying down ink on body parts at Tat-Fu Tattoo, which he opened in 2001. In July of 2014, he got his chance. With a handshake from a local property o...

Don’t be alarmed if you see 30 flashy Lamborghinis during your morning commute. It’s not a celebrity or the president. It’s just some people with big pockets and a luxury road trip ahead of them. Lamborghini’s Giro is an annual event where Lamborghini owners from around the country meet up for a massive road trip. This year, the trip will be a five...

The fifth annual Festivale Italiano will be Saturday and Italian food and games will be the highlight of festivities at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market during market hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The festival will feature a booth of the Italian American Club of Spokane, Order of Sons of Italy in America Lodge 2172. Professional sausage maker and retailer...

Ciao a tutti! We are honoring our Italian and Italian-American veterans at the Festa Italiana Portland opening ceremonies this year. We need to find Italians who served in the Italian Armed Forces and Italian Americans who served in the American Armed Forces. Please help us get in contact with these special heroes! If you or a friend or a family me...