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With the holidays (somehow) right around the corner, Los Angeles is prepping for yet another glitzy gift from the expansive Tao Group, one of America’s most prominent restaurant and nightlife consortiums. The Tao team is hard at work transforming the former Roku space on the Sunset Strip into a lavish and lush Italian destination known as Lavo Rist...

I’m Roma girl. Blessed to travel the world often for work, including almost every country in Western Europe multiple times, I connect with some places more than others. Among many of my globetrotting friends, thier favorite European city is often Paris. But mine has long been the Eternal City: Rome. Yes, it’s dirty, sprawling, and chaotic. But it i...

One of the great delights of living in hilly San Francisco is all of the magical, hidden stairways. Climbing these passageways, often landscaped with lush vegetation, frequently brings a surprise (and usually panoramic views) around every corner. The Vulcan Steps in the Castro offer year-round blooming wonders; the 16th Avenue tiled steps provide a...

A popular Italian restaurant in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood has closed after three decades in business. Pane e Vino Trattoria officially closed its doors on August 26, according to a post on the restaurant website. The statement read: "To our Dearest Customers, Our last day of operation was Thursday, August 26, 2021. We are truly thankf...

The long, but expeditiously advancing line of craving customers was the first thing we noticed when approaching Stellina Pronto. on a recent Friday morning. We would come to learn that lines are the norm, regardless of the time of day, but the delay tends to be short and the pause in the midst of our busy day is usually welcome and is always worth...

Pizza has a special place in the heart of every New Yorker, but this love runs even deeper for Carmela Fuccio owner of Pizza Sociale in downtown Los Angeles. She opened the restaurant to honor her family traditions and welcome the community into her “home.”At Pizza Sociale, it all starts with the dough, which is a simple recipe of flour, water and...

Below is a list of the top and leading Italian Restaurants in Sacramento. To help you find the best Italian Restaurants located near you in Sacramento, we put together our own list based on this rating points list. Sacramento’s Best Italian Restaurants:  The top-rated Italian Restaurants in Sacramento, CA are: - Il Fornaio Sacramento – an upscale r...

It was with profound sadness that the IAMLA announces the cancellation of Taste of Italy 2021 due to the ongoing public health crisis. For the past eleven years, the IAMLA has taken enormous pride in presenting Taste of Italy, an evening of Italian food, wine, and culture to benefit the museum. The much-anticipated event provides critical revenue f...

Russo's New York Pizzeria, the only authentic New York-style, Italian restaurant, and pizzeria franchise concept, is set to open its first location in Fresno market later this year. The restaurant located at 1845 Herndon Ave, Ste. C Clovis, Ca 93611 will feature the restaurant's updated casual dining layout that includes an open-pizza concept stati...

Over the past five years, San Diego’s Milano Five Group has made a name for itself with hyper-authentic Milanese food at its popular Ambrogio15 pizzerias in Pacific Beach, Little Italy and, now, Del Mar. But Semola, the latest restaurant from two Milano Five co-founders, Andrea Burrone and Giacomo Pizzigoni, is Milanese, by way of South America, th...

One, two, three lives, across many wine regions and the motherland. Simply put, Lorenzo Forbice is “the man who removes smoke taint from wine after fire seasons.” However, his life has been much more than wine. After an early career in physical therapy, Lorenzo changed path and started working for winemakers in Europe, South America, and the US. As...

Is Culver City’s new Etta an Italian restaurant? In a way, but don’t start thinking it’s all giant meatballs and spaghetti. “We don’t need the red and white tablecloths,” says chef/owner Danny Grant, “I’ve got my grandma’s for that kind of stuff.” Grant and his What If Syndicate group out of Chicago are betting big on Etta as a comfortable Californ...