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You wouldn’t expect to find an authentic taste of Italy in a generic mixed-use development in the busy Bridge Road area of North Suffolk. But there’s nothing generic about Amedeo’s Ristorante, which has seen a steady uptick in patrons since it opened in late spring in the Bridgeport development — a mix of businesses and apartments. Amedeo’s is a tr...

With a walk-in forest of choices, why did Adam and Eve clothe themselves with fig leaves? Was it their size, their durability or those fleshy lobes that offer coverage in all the right places? All of that, I think, plus this bonus among the leaves: sweet, luscious fruit that normally grows in Western Asia, the Mediterranean and other warm places. B...

The owners of I’m Eddie Cano, the mod Italian-American restaurant that’s become a neighborhood favorite over the past three years in Chevy Chase, are close to opening a seat-free, European-style bar next-door where customers can down a quick digestif and talk soccer. The new place, simply named Italian Bar, models itself after Roman businesses wher...

Joe and Rosalba Monteleone were born in Italy, grew up and lived in Brooklyn, New York, but they found their home in New Bethlehem. Joe’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant at 710 Broad Street has been in operation for 23 years this coming January and is an American success story. Joe came to Brooklyn from Italy when he was 16 and Rosa when she was fo...

A private party area for up to 50 people and expanded seating section are two of Pascarella Brothers Delicatessen's latest add-ons. The beloved Italian-American establishment run by brothers Anthony and Gino Pascarella, offers sprawling breakfast and lunch menus, which includes homemade breakfast sandwiches, frittatas, the "Jersey Diner" special, "...

The team behind Quattro in Shaw didn’t want to open just another traditional Italian restaurant. No pictures of Sophia Loren on the wall, no limoncello, no chicken parm. Instead, they went for a glam vintage vibe, an eye-catching cocktail list, and modernist Italian fare available as a three- or five-course tasting menu ($50 and $75 per person) or...

Amici Restaurant has a new home in Cherry Hill, one block away from the Italian restaurant's former spot. On Monday night, Cherry Hill Mayor Susan Shin Angulo and Councilman Bill Carter joined Amici Restaurant and Owner/Executive Chef Alex A. Daku to help cut the ribbon at Amici's new location at 312 Kresson Road, according to township officials. T...

Connecticut-based Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana will be opening in Alexandria — it's first location in Virginia. According to the restaurant's website, Pepe's has seven locations in Connecticut, three in Massachusetts, one in Rhode Island and one in New York. A Pepe's restaurant will be opening in Bethesda this winter, according to Bethesda magazi...

Belgium-born chef Mathieu Palombino, whose Neapolitan-style pizza at Motorino has been called “the best of a new generation” by the New York Times, is set to open an Italian restaurant and pizzeria in Edgewater in the spot that had housed Izzy's Pizzeria. Gigi & Mario, a 90-seat spot in City Place helmed by Palombino, whose Motorino pizzerias in Wi...

Joe Italiano's Maplewood, Moorestown Mall Location proudly participated in the Tractor-Trailer Challenge that took place on Sept. 25/26 in the parking lot of the Moorestown Mall, 400 Route 38, Moorestown, New Jersey. "Joe Italiano's, Maplewood is happy to donate to families, near and far from our restaurant's community who are desperately strugglin...

Garwood's Lorenzo's Family Restaurant is reopening with under new owners on Wednesday. Doors will open for the grand opening at 117 Center St. from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Guests can call ahead for a reservation. The restaurant is BYOB. "We wanted to thank everyone for all the good wishes and good thoughts and we looking forward to join us this week to o...

There's not much guesswork involved with a restaurant named Lasagna, but there is quite a bit of mystery (and marinara). The restaurant opened on Huntington's New York Ave. in August in the space where Riley's used to be, during steamy summer weather, but the restaurant's owners are confident it will find its niche: Lasagna's parent restaurant in N...