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While the Italian salad is a popular dish in most St. Louis Italian restaurants, it’s not always clear what you’re getting when you order one. That’s because “Italian salad” doesn’t denote a specific group of ingredients as much as it points to a philosophy of preparing and serving light, palate-cleansing courses. Italian salads boast an array of t...

Gambill’s Pastaria & Grocery, the new culinary collaboration from Hunter Stone Gambill and Kevin Snell, is now open at 1921 S. Harvard Ave. The new restaurant is in the space that was the long-time home to Jim’s Never on Sunday. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Gambill’s Pastaria serves a variety of fresh-made pastas and sauces, with...

When Aldo’s Pizza owner Aldo Alu opened his restaurant in 1971, he had a lot to learn. He was still working on his English, which he did not know when he emigrated from Sicily, Italy, five years earlier, and he had “no clue” how to start a business.  Still, he managed to mix his experience of working at another Italian restaurant with his dough rec...

Parts of Colfax Avenue have changed with the times, but the best parts not only haven’t—and with any luck, they never will. The history of Denver’s most infamous stretch of pavement is writ large in mid-century architecture, complete with gaudy neon signage, and entrepreneurs who respect it by bringing new life to old structures are guaranteed some...

As the city begins to blossom back to life, there may be no better symbol of the renewed energy than McGregor Square. Situated across the baseball stadium, the growing development is already teeming with life — with attractions that include a new Tattered Cover Book Store, a truly mammoth sports bar and an increasing number of restaurants. The incr...

When you are hungry, you deserve to indulge in a meal that satisfies your every craving. You should enjoy a variety of tastes and textures and every bite should be fresh and delicious. At Cinzetti’s in Overland Park, you will experience a true Italian feast. This all-you-can-eat restaurant in Kansas will become one of your favorite places to eat in...

It’s a midsummer’s night dream. Edera Italian Eatery (48 Maryland Plaza, St. Louis; 314-361-7227) is kicking off the summer with a summer solstice party. The celebration takes place outside on the restaurant’s courtyard patio on June 25. Sample the new menu and listen to live music from DJ Al Cheekz. Inspired by Italy’s summer solstice celebrations...

A man has been supplying cheese for pizza companies Domino’s, Pizza Hut, Little Caesars and Papa John’s for decades. And last but not least, it also provides the cheese for Hot Pockets, lasagna from Stouffer, and the baked ziti for Smart Ones. All that cheese comes from Leprino Foods and its founder, the mysterious 79-year-old billionaire James Lep...

The enticing scent of herbs, spaghetti sauce and Italian sausage is a familiar one for many members of the Pueblo community, often greeting the familial owners of a small storefront on Elm Street by name as the customers purchase meats, cheeses and other Italian staples. This Saturday the Gagliano family, owners of Gagliano's Italian Market & Deli,...

Today marks a saucy new holiday for the town of Eagle. At Tuesday’s town council meeting, Eagle mayor Scott Turnipseed will officially proclaim June 22 to be Pasta to the People Day in honor of Pastatively, a local Italian restaurant that recently closed down.  “Whereas, the pasta loving people of this prime piece of paradise proudly proclaim their...

A Fort Collins gelato business owner hasn't let a fire at his store stop him from doing what he loves by coming up with a unique way to deliver his sweet treats. Some may never realize the work that goes into making one small cup of creamy Italian gelato, but for owner of City Park Gelato & Amore, Paul Pellegrino, it’s all he’s ever known. "I’m a t...

There are many wonderful Italian restaurants in Minnesota! In the past, we’ve covered delicious spots like the waterfront Va Bene in Duluth and the family-owned Yarusso Bros. in St. Paul. But that barely scratches the surface of amazing Italian eateries in Minnesota. Today, we’d like to add another to your bucket list in the form of Nonna Rosa’s, a...