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by Kathryin Folliott   Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're looking to book a romantic getaway there are still plenty of options available, as long as you're flexible with your travel dates. In Sonoma, California, The Kenwood Inn & Spa's Great Italian Adventure: Food, Wine & Romance package pairs villa-style accommodation wi...

Sonata Bistro, which recently opened at San Diego Symphony Towers along with High Note Cafe, has introduced a catering program and is now delivering to businesses and groups throughout the downtown area.   Owned and operated by celebrated chef and restaurateur, Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering, Sonata Bistro has re...

The Italian Trade Commission invites members of the trade and press to visit the Italian Pavilion at this year's International Winter Fancy Food & Confection Show taking place this January 20-22 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.   Once again, the Italian Pavilion will be the largest and the most versatile collection of foods, wines...

E&J Gallo Winery continues its North Coast wine property acquisition activity with plans to purchase the large Asti Winery and 275 acres of surrounding vineyards in northern Sonoma County as well as the Souverain wine brand. The acquisition agreement with Treasury Wine Estates, announced late July 20, includes one of Sonoma County's oldest and...

Today, Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages will bring to life its "The Life Deliziosa™" campaign by way of a pop-up citrus grove built in the heart of New York City. The event will transport guests to the sunny Italian coast as they walk through groves of citrus trees while sipping on refreshing Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages.  ...

by Sherrie Moore   There is no better way to enjoy a glass of California wine than sitting out amongst the vines. For the 17th season, AAUW of Pleasant Hill-Martinez welcomes you to experience an evening in the vineyard sampling a variety of wines, followed by an Italian Dinner.   Mark Saturday, Oct. 10, as a night to relax with frien...

By Sarah Fritsche   With this evening's (Wednesday, January 27) grand opening of Fiorella, Boris Nemchenok, owner of Haight Street wine bar and pizzeria Uva Enoteca, is set to bring cozy neighborhood Italian eats to the Richmond District.   The centerpiece of the 40 seat restaurant, which is located in the former Shimo space on Clemen...

By Jonathan Gold   On a warm January night in Los Angeles, one of those evenings when we have trouble visualizing what the phrase "wind-chill factor" might even mean, the patio outside Maccheroni Republic is one of the most pleasant places downtown, a long, alley-narrow space, all greenery and soft air. The financial district's glass towers...

by Alyssa Morin   There is no shortage of pizza in the South Bay but John and Jennifer Mentesana are doing things a bit differently at Locale 90 in Redondo Beach. The pizzeria and marketplace, focusing on Neopolitan-style pies and European food and wine products for sale, opened in July. The restaurant has been so successful in its firs...

Gregory Chang likes to take his clients to downtown Redwood City's Donato Enoteca to discuss business over an authentic Italian meal.   But he also has lunch there at least twice a month all by himself because the food is so good.   Read more   Source: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/    

Ha fatto tappa anche a Los Angeles il tour gastronomico che ha portato Massimo Bottura negli Stati Uniti. Domenica scorsa, a Bel Air, ha avuto luogo "A Taste of Italy" una serata all'insegna del cibo e del vino italiano organizzato nell'ambito del "2013 – Anno della Cultura Italiana in USA". Ospite d'onore, appunto, lo chef "stellato" Bottura. Al...

By Natalie Brunell As a Sacramento restaurant owner celebrates her one-year anniversary, her customers celebrate her deliciously cool gelato as the heat continues to rise. Stefania Zerbinati opened Eatuscany in midtown Sacramento where she showcases her masterful gelato.   "It's not simple," Zerbinati said. "I made my school in gelato in Ra...