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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,...

by Jim Bessman   There are tables, and then there's what New Jersey restaurateur/raconteur Vic Rallo calls "the Italian table." "The 'Italian table' is the place where family and friends gather not only to eat and drink but to catch up, cry, sing, love and laugh," says Rallo. "This is lost in America as most dads and moms work to get ah...

The story of Caputo Bros. Creamery is one fermented with love. It began with a little boy from Burlington County whose bond with an Italian grandmother, who spoke little English, was through food, especially Amedea Caputo's meatballs. She used to pop them into grandson David's mouth as soon as he arrived at her Newark home.   "Food was...

Twelve members of The Italian Club of Centennial High School in Howard County were among the ravioli makers October 18th in Saint Leo's School Hall. The Club, with 25 members, participates in philanthropic activities and other events such as restaurant night, parties where they cook Italian food, and Italian movie night.   The group particip...