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Brad Anderson has made quite an impact on the Denver dining scene over the past few decades, running the Rocky Mountain Diner, Rick's Cafe, Chopper's Sports Grill, the Castle Cafe and the Next Door Bar with partners Tom Walls and Jerry Good. Now Anderson is ready to jump back into the scene with Benzina, an Italian restaurant built from the bones o...

DiGregorio’s Italian Market (5200 Daggett Avenue, 314-776-1062) is celebrating its 50th year in business with an outdoor party on June 12. Located in the Hill neighborhood, DeGregorio’s specializes in bringing authentic Italian products and ingredients to Italian-American shoppers who are missing a taste of their home country. For more than a half...

Food & Wine Magazine recently released their list of 'The Best Pizza in Every State'. As a pizza enthusiast, I was curious who ranked high for South Dakota, and to my surprise, it is right here in Sioux Falls. Food & Wine lists Pizza di Paolo as one of the best pizzas in South Dakota. They also gave a shout to Breadico as a one-of-a-kind bakery. Pi...

It was a little luck that brought Rome’s Flavours to our neck of the woods back in 2014. Also, Romans. And Emilia and Pino, “partners in business and in life,” come from Italian royalty. “My mother-in-law, Anna, was the Queen of Gnocchi,” says Emilia (she and her husband decided to forgo surnames in this piece). “My sister-in-law, Marina, of La...

When Josh Poletti first walked into Noto Italian Restaurant (5105 Westwood Drive, St. Peters; 636-317-1143), he was just a customer, curious to find out why everyone was making such a fuss about the wildly popular eatery. Blown away by the place, he quickly became a regular and eventually found himself staying one night until 1 a.m., talking shop w...

Pizzeria da Gloria, which opened last fall on St. Louis’ The Hill neighborhood, features nine wood-fired pizzas for curbside pickup and delivery via online ordering. For passionate pizzaiolo Joe Kurowski, the eatery marks the culmination of his culinary studies in Italy and time spent honing his craft in New York City pizza kitchens. “I’ve always l...

Villa Antonio is a winery located in the beautiful rolling hills of south-eastern Missouri. The wines they produce are hand-crafted using Northern Italian traditions from varieties of grapes solely grown on their property in Hillsboro, Missouri. Villa Antonio was founded by the late Antonio Polesel, a native of Treviso, Italy. Antonio's wife, Ferna...

Going into April, Venice Ristorante has kicked up it’s spring season by expanding their patio and bringing back happy hour. The downtown Denver Italian restaurant is a local favorite for fine dining and its elite selection of food and beverage. Downtown Denver residents and visitors now have more outdoor seating at Venice Ristorante, across from Un...

In what might be Quentin Tarantino’s magnum opus — the 2009 film Inglorious Basterds — there is a scene in which Brad Pitt’s character Lieutenant Aldo Raine is tasked with disguising himself as an Italian by the name of Gorlami in order to infiltrate a Nazi movie premiere. It’s a rather iconic scene, with Pitt having to repeat the name with increas...

Mici Handcrafted Italian, a family-owned, fast casual chain based out of Denver, Colorado, will open their sixth location in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 22, 2021 at 11:00 AM. The newest addition to the Mici Family is located at the corner of N. Carefree and Powers, at 3707 Bloomington Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80922. To celebrate the...

Omaha has long been a city of immigrants. The Irish and Germans arrived in the 1860s to work for the railroads and later in meatpacking plants. South Omaha seemed to be the melting pot of the city, with Eastern Europeans finding their way to the city in the late 1800s. But, it seems like Italian immigrants have had a major influence on the culinary...

Some local volunteers are serving up comfort food and positivity to people in need in the Pueblo and El Paso County communities. It's part of a nation-wide grassroots effort called "Lasagna Love," which kicked off in the beginning of the pandemic. Members of the community volunteer their time, by buying fresh ingredients, and making home-made lasag...