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A Trip to Eataly: An Italian Food Lover's HeavenIf I could live anywhere, I'd live in Italy. It's warm and friendly, family comes first, and they live to eat and drink. The next best thing? Eataly — Chicago's Italian food megamarket. All things Italian in one city block.   I visited recently for the first time, and over the course of four da...

by Jonathan Jones   It's been a long holiday break that we at Visit Lake County have all been recovering from. However, before your friends at Visit Lake County took some much needed time to rest and relax, we had our company holiday lunch at Primo's Italian American Cuisine in Gurneerun by the Khayat Restaurant Group.   Twas a s...

To be completely transparent, I love Chicago. I wasn't born there, but I grew up in the city's northwest suburbs and returned to spend most of the '90s in Chi-Town, working for WGN-TV, then launching my own television show, "Culinary Travels With Dave Eckert." That stretch of seven short, amazing years allowed me to become completely immersed in Ch...

By Kristen Yates   From Brooklyn, to Italy, to right here in Noblesville, Vito Ruggieri is bringing his authentic Italian cuisines in his restaurant, V's Pizza & Pasta.   Ruggieri was born in Brooklyn, but raised in Italy. At 17, he returned to America to follow his dreams. Ever since he can remember, he has been in love with food...

Tony Ciccone, co-owner ofCiccone Vineyard and Winery, talks with Greening of the Great Lakes host,Kirk Heinze, about the challenges faced by the wine industry and its impact on Michigan's economy.   Michigan apple growers may have benefited from the low temperatures during the winter of 2014, but grape growers and wine producers did not. The...

With this short notation on a scrap of paper, Teresa Marzetti set the tone for the company that still bears her name. It all began in 1896 when Teresa Marzetti arrived in the United States from Florence, Italy. She started her small Italian restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. It grew to become a four star restaurant, and one of the finest dining experien...

Chocolate and hazelnut will transcend cultural boundaries Feb. 16 from 1 p.m.— 4 p.m. at 2518 W. Armitage Ave. Multilingual Connections will host the Chicago Nutella Day party, a Nutella-themed party with Nutella-inspired games and treats while teaching beginner-level Italian lessons. We believe strongly in the connection between language, fo...

Chicago has one of the largest concentrations of Italian-Americans in the entire country, which means 1) LOTS of gesturing, and 2) plenty of delicious Italian food. The best of it? It's gonna come from one of these 10 Chicago restaurants flush with Michelin stars and red sauce classics. BalenaLincoln ParkWhat you're getting: Tagliolini neroAlthoug...

Fans of Davanti Enoteca, a multi-location restaurant chain featuring rustic Italian cuisine, can now experience the food they love at Courtyard Chicago Downtown/River North. This iconic Chicago, chef-driven concept focuses on small plates and wine and offers a robust selection of dining options for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night mi...

by Darren Sweeney   It's a restaurant in the heart of Chagrin Falls that promises to treat you like family. M Italian, located at 22 West Orange Street, was created to celebrate the Italian heritage of owner Bret Adams' wife, Michelle.   The restaurant features classic Italian dishes like pasta and salads, along with pizzas cooked in...

A casual Italian restaurant that will feature Roman-inspired dishes and an eclectic selection of "global" meatballs aims to debut in late October in Andersonville. Bar Roma is the brainchild of Julia Zhu, a recently retired commercial banker who was a one-time partner at Oysy Sushi. But she has a lot of friends.   Her longtime companion...

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit, the Istituto di Cultura in Chicago, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in collaboration with the Italian Program in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Wayne State University, the Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan, the Italian American Cultural Society (IACS), the I...