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A chain restaurant that recently opened two locations in Maryland will soon open in Baltimore's Little Italy. Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar is getting ready to debut a 7,701-square-foot eatery early next year in the long-closed former Velleggia's Restaurant at Pratt and Albermarle streets. Boston's is a chain that offers a menu of pizz...

by Sarah Griesemer   A 2-year-old boy wears a white apron, his sleeves rolled up to his elbows. He is perched atop a chair, too small to reach the counter without it. His small hands are starting to shape a soft round of pizza dough, an action he doesn't yet know he will repeat for the next 66 years.   That little boy is Nick A...

It feels nothing short of a miracle for a child today to reach adolescence with a healthy relationship to food. Childhood obesity statistics are in a constant swirl around them. Food allergies — their own or their peers' — lurk menacingly in the background. Adults warn of the many perils of sugary treats, even as we mark their favorite occasions —...

by Hillary Dixler   Former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni subbed in for Charlie Rose last week. He invited New York City chefs Michael White (Marea, Osteria Morini) and Mario Carbone (Carbone, Torrisi Italian Specialties) to join him in conversation with Food & Wine's restaurant editor Kate Krader to tackle the question: Wh...

River line Uniworld is offering free flights to Italy to customers who book select cruises in the country by the end of the month. The line's new "Fly Free" promotion is good on several April departures of its 13-day Splendors of Northern Italy, Venice, Florence & Rome itinerary. Launched earlier this year, the new Uniworld itinerary combines...

By Chuck Sypula   There are tons of reasons you might go to Girasole's Italian restaurant. You can go for the savory, southern-Italian sauces or the freshly made pastas. You can go for the creative and beautifully presented meat and fish dishes, or the unpretentious but worldly wine offerings.   And some go just for that distinct...

Parallelamente all'import di vino italiano negli States, vanno diffondendosi sempre di più anche le enoteche guidate da giovani sommelier italiani. Per farsi un'idea si può contattare l'associazione di categoria: http://www.aisitalia.it/

American Italian Cultural Center. Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT). New Orleans, LA Experience a "Taste of Italy" in the Piazza d'Italia and American Italian Cultural Center! Enjoy Italian food, music, art, an Italian immigrant experience and more in celebration of National Italian Heritage Month. Attire is dress...

There's a bold new spot for power lunching in Northwest, and it's fitting that celebrity chef Luigi Diotaiuti is there to be your guide. Mr. Diotaiuti, whose fortunate clients have included George Clooney, Hillary Clinton, Harrison Ford and John F. Kerry, has opened Aperto to be the companion piece to his other District Italian bistro, Al Tiramisu,...

The factories of Hoboken's industrial past may be a distant memory, but there are still places where products are Hoboken made. Keeping tradition alive, Fiore's Deli House of Quality has made its creamy mozzarella, and Dom's Bakery Grand, its crusty Italian bread, the same way for decades.   At Fiore's, the day's special is always the homema...

by Michael Klein Palladino's on Passyunk is closed for renovations, as chef-owner Luke Palladino wants to - in his words - "evolve" the sleek Italian chop specialist into less of a special-occasion destination and more of a community gathering place.   Palladino's (1934 E. Passyunk) is due to reopen Friday, Sept. 9, just before the Eagles'...

Italian food and Sicilian food come with a lot of flavor and style, which represents the lifestyles of both Italians and Sicilians. Many people think of them as one in the same, but Sicilians practice many customs that differ from their mainland Italian countrymen. These differences include food. Sicilians use a lot of fish in their everyday diet,...