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I have been on a personal journey as of late. I have been looking for the best Italian sub in the Chicagoland area. I have always had a favorite which was the Alpine Sub in Elmwood Park. I think I have found a new king of the best Italian sub in the Chicagoland area. The name of the sub shop is Serino Italian Deli in Addison. The deli has been in b...

Chianti “red” denomination is the biggest one in Tuscany and Italy, and one of the territories, but also the Italian words, best known in the world. Thanks to the beauty of its landscapes, the success of its wines, but also to the many cinematographic quotations. Very famous is the one in which Professor Hannibal Lecter, in “The Silence of the Lamb...

Memorial Day isn't the only holiday in May. There's a lesser known, but perhaps tastier holiday, a few days before. In honor of National Italian Beef Day May 27, Chicago's iconic Italian Beef restaurant Buona will be giving away free, slow-roasted Italian beef sandwiches May 27-30, the restaurant says. In order to get the free sandwich, customers w...

Pizza, pasta, bombers…oh my!  With so many Italian restaurants around the Kenosha area, it can be a saucy decision to make when the pizza and pasta cravings hit.  Here’s a quick list to make lunch and dinner decisions a bit easier when you decide that Italian food is on the menu! Casa Capri – Since 1954, Casa Capri has been cranking out Italian spe...

I’m someone who loves to dine alone and have learned what kind of restaurants are best for that. Tenuta’s Italian Restaurant (at 2995 S. Clement Ave.) is one of them. I’ve been here many times now and every time I meet someone even friendlier than the last. This night I was not alone, but quickly made friends at the bar while I was waiting for my c...

One of the best parts about living in Ohio is access to so many incredible restaurants. Today’s feature destination is an off-the-beaten-path spot that will make you feel like a local, no matter where you may be visiting from. Uncle Primo’s is a neighborhood Italian restaurant with some of the best lasagna in town. The next time you’re craving an u...

While there have been many unique restaurants in Warsaw over the years, Italian eateries have been far and few between. Other than Bella Vitale, which had a short-lived existence in the Wyndham Garden Hotel complex a few years ago, there has never been a major quality, fine dining restaurant that caters to lovers of lasagna, linguine and fettucini....

Stepping inside the door of DioGuardi’s Italian Market and Deli, a visitor is faced with a wonderful maze of old-world authenticity and seemingly endless products and goodies. Where to start is the question. But when owner Jeff Labowitz is the tour guide, it’s great fun. Food is everywhere you turn. Handmade Italian sub sandwiches. A deli counter f...

A familiar fixture will return to the streets, er, sidewalks of Little Italy on Friday, May 20. For the past two years, Mount Granita Italian Ice has parked its seasonal sidewalk cart near the intersection of Mayfield and Murray Hill (2024 Murray Hill Rd.) to dispense scoops of its scratch-made confection. The warm-weather refresher returns for the...

Dolci Amori, an Italian bakery owned by Ciro Longobardo (who’s also a co-owner of the Italian restaurant Piccolo Sogno in the Fulton River District) has been a work in progress for more than two years. First the pandemic hit. Then the pastry chef couldn’t immigrate from Naples to Chicago because the borders were closed. Then there was a long wait f...

There are potential plans to bring a new pizzeria and bocce courts to downtown East Lansing. Coratti's Pizzeria Bar and Bocce would be at 321 E. Grand River Ave., offering food and licensed alcoholic beverage sales. A public hearing on site plans and special use permit requests is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, before the East Lansing Planning C...

Covington’s Main Street — the heart of historically designated MainStrasse Village — boasts one of the best assortments of restaurants in Greater Cincinnati. A lion’s share of credit for that abundance goes to a restaurant group informally known as Otto’s Restaurant Family. MainStrasse residents Emily Wolff and Paul Weckman opened Otto’s in 2003, b...