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There are few things that Rolando Beramendi loves more than cooking, so it was not surprising when he offered to prepare dinner for his newly-anointed inlaws during the Christmas of 1987. The soon-to-be-founder of Manicaretti Italian Foods Importers had just completed his degree in agricultural economics from the University of California, Davis, an...

Capo’s in North Beach, the popular family-style Italian restaurant known for its Chicago-style pizza, has rebranded during the pandemic and now features small plates and, most important, Detroit-style pizzas. Along with the pivot comes a name change. Capo’s, which has been closed since March and was previously called Capo’s Pizza and Fine Italian D...

If you asked Roanna Canete a few years ago what “organic” meant she wouldn’t have been able to tell you. In fact, the San Diego mother of two said she didn’t know much about the food world until she had her children while living abroad. “My greatest wakeup to the food industry came as a mother to younger children while living in Rome, Italy,” said...

Hidden in the corners of Quarry Road stands Vina Enoteca, a rustic yet lively restaurant with unforgettable Italian cuisine perfect for a romantic date night, family gathering or sophisticated outing with friends. Located at the Stanford Barn, Vina Entoeca’s warmly lit ambiance is saturated with a unique historical blend of rustic Italy and the mod...

Dream of opening up an overflowing box of in-season produce, fresh pasta, Italian cheeses, and more every week? Us too – so we’ve put together the best of the best in our all-new Eataly at Home grocery and wine boxes, now available. This weekly delivery will bring you the best of Eataly to your home and we hope it will inspire more time in the kitc...

Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP e Champagne DOP, il «Los Angeles Times» ha scelto l’eccellenza italiana, insieme a quella francese, per raccontare due icone nel mondo ai tempi del coronavirus. Il reportage di una delle più prestigiose testate americane conferma l’appeal internazionale della Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP, considerata un vero e p...

As we navigate through this time of uncertainty, we have postponed the Drink of the Week column and are replacing it with a takeout option for the week. Support local businesses and stay safe, Tahoe. PRIMO’S ITALIAN BISTRO Whenever I think about the best Italian food I always picture the Italian grandmother rolling dough and making pasta from scrat...

Little Italy San Jose has accomplished so much and tried so hard for many years to beautify and redevelop this part of Downtown into an Italian Cultural District. We are excited that we have our permit to start construction on our Cultural Center & Museum, but it would be devastating to the future of Little Italy if we lose one or several of our bu...

If you are wandering the Bay Area, craving traditional Italian pasta fresca, it might be time for you to visit Michele Belotti. Throughout the quarantine, this young (33-year-old) chef from Bergamo has continued to work tirelessly at his restaurant and pasta shop in Oakland, still producing staples like bigoli, ravioli, and casonsei (traditional du...

Where do so many of us turn for comfort in a time of endless uncertainty? Spaghetti, tomato sauce, molten cheese over crackling pizza crust or fried in bread crumbs, curling cups of pepperoni, grilled vegetables, lemony chicken, tiramisu. Italian takeout options are never far in Los Angeles. Even a mediocre plate of penne alla vodka can soothe. An...

The usually bustling Marina district right here is quiet, however Guido Mastropaolo’s gelato store was buzzing on a latest morning…. His head gelato maker packed kilos of colourful flavors into 10 containers, and Mr. Mastropaolo rolled his eyes at his teenage daughter, who, at 10:30 a.m., had already gotten into the frozen deal with. He’s on a miss...

When you’ve been a part of the community as long as the Lemucchi family, you become ingrained in its very fabric. Joe Lemucchi immigrated to California from Lucca, Italy, and opened his original cafe in 1906 on Sumner Street. He later married fellow Italian Emilia Degiuli and they moved to the current location on East 19th Street in 1910. Together...