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There is just something different about fresh pasta. Some of us were lucky enough to have childhood memories of rolling out noodles with grandma at the kitchen counter, while others discovered this hidden gem of Italian cuisine when they paid a visit to an Italian market. But it’s not always easy to find on a restaurant menu – and this goes double...

Frequent customers of the downtown Steamboat Deli & Outlet say the eatery is more than just a spot to grab a quick sandwich, it’s an authentic Chicago deli experience with a unique Italian twist. That acclaim, they say, stems who's behind the menu: a trained Chicago chef who does her food research and knows how to make authentic Italian cuisine tha...

Named after the northeastern Italian mountain range, Dolomiti Pizzeria & Enoteca (1105 N 13th St.) is located in the heart of Omaha's historic Millwork Commons neighborhood."We're really happy to be part of the Millwork neighborhood; it's really developing quickly," said Tim Maides, Dolomiti co-owner. "The tenants here are all very similar, they we...

Gia, a new Italian restaurant nestled into the former Cavé Vin space in Minneapolis’s Armatage neighborhood, opened this week on February 6. Chefs Jo Seddon and Lisa Wengler, both alums of Gavin Kaysen’s Wayzata restaurant Bellecour, have run Gia as a pop-up over the past three-and-a-half years — now they’ve found a permanent home for their fresh,...

The team behind Noto Italian Restaurant will open Bacaro, a Venetian cicchetti bar, in early March. Bacaro will be located in the same building as Noto at 5105 Westwood Drive in St. Peters. The restaurant borrows its name from the Venetian taverns where patrons sip on wine or aperitifs accompanied by cicchetti, which are essentially Venetian-style...

Have you ever taken a bite of a sprig of parsley that you’ve picked straight from the garden? Every bite is so flavorful and so much stronger than the parsley we find sitting in the grocery store. That freshness makes all the difference. If you’re all about fresh food and flavors, plan a meal at Gilardi’s, an authentic Italian eatery that serves so...

Is there any location in St. Louis where an Italian restaurant can’t sprout? Riccardo’s on Broadway pushes the limits of the possible nearly to the Mississippi River. A sequel to Ricardo’s Italian Cafe, which closed in 2015 after 26 years in Lafayette Square, the new Riccardo’s opened last July in the industrial Near North Riverfront neighborhood n...

What's great about the United States is all the cultural cuisines you get to try. Everybody has their favorites and preferences, but Italian food has a special place in many people's hearts. Who can resist the allure of saucy pasta dishes, hearty recipes, and mainstay eats like lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, and chicken parmesan? Don't even get...

A hot meal and warm place to rest are that much more important as Kansas City, Missouri, continues in the single digits. People like Shera McClelland see the worst of it. “I work at a hospital, and me and my son were talking — there’s literally people freezing to death,” McClelland said. McClelland and her son were talking about it on the way to Bi...

Diners twirl their gold forks around strands of pasta, sipping boozy Negronis under candlelight in Florence, Italy. Or — almost Florence. The embossed plaques, ornamented ceilings and marble tables paint the illusion that the small crowd is lounging in a high-end European restaurant. But past heavy curtains, cars zip down 18th Street in Kansas City...

Porchetta might translate from Italian to “little pig,” but the traditional dish—skin-on pork belly wrapped around a boneless loin and slow-roasted for hours—requires big effort. “You cook it on a spit, and then [to get the skin crispy], you ladle super-hot oil over it,” says AJ Paloni, chef-owner of the 10-month-old Porchetta House, a lunch-to-lat...

When it comes to a classic in Colorado Springs, grandma’s secret dough recipe has left its mark on a whole lot of people. At P74: The Downtown Panino’s there is family tradition both in the menu and in the owners. Christina Frasca took over the business from her father Mike Frasca in 2017. By her side is her husband Bobby Lashwood who learned the s...