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A new Italian restaurant is now open in the former Amore Uptown spot in Minneapolis. Pinoli is the latest venture from Minneapolis restaurateur Kim Bartmann, who announced in November she'd open the new concept in the space after the retirement of Amore Uptown general manager Tim McHugh.  The menu at Pinoli features an array of appetizers, pasta di...

The Canino family has been a part of Denver's dining scene for decades. Patriarch Clyde Canino Sr., who passed away last year, founded the family business more than fifty years ago; at one point, it included three locations of the Piccolo restaurant as well as Tico's Mexican, which Clyde's son Marty continues to run as a food-manufacturing commissa...

Arby's may no longer be able to claim "It has the meats" after Principe Italia celebrated its grand opening Thursday in Columbia. The Italian meats factory is a subsidiary of JBS Foods, a major U.S. meat-product manufactuer, which also has Swift Prepared Foods plant making bacon in Moberly. Principe is under the Swift portfolio. Products made both...

Italian pop-up restaurant Piccola Cucina returned to Red Lodge on a snowy Tuesday for its sixth season. The restaurant is only open six months out of the year, so if you wanted to try their food during the winter season, that would require a trip to New York. You won’t find dishes like theirs anywhere else in Montana. “We love their food. We come e...

"Ever since I could stand over a stove, I've wanted to cook," says AJ Paloni, the chef behind The Porchetta House, which opened earlier this month inside Spices Cafe at 1510 Humboldt Street.Born in La Jolla in San Diego County, Paloni grew up in Albuquerque but moved to Arizona after finishing high school in order to fulfill his longtime dream of a...

Springfield, Missouri, is a beautiful city filled with lush greenery, rolling hills, and a charming downtown area. It’s a place where people are friendly, the air is crisp and clean, and the food scene is nothing short of amazing. This city truly has it all, and its food culture is one of the best things about it. As a traveler, I have had the plea...

Capo Italian Kitchen, a new family-owned, fine dining restaurant will open where Jillian's Italian Grill served up lasagna and steaks for more than a decade. Along with fresh coats of red, white, green and black paint, the restaurant will feature new kitchen equipment, some new pictures and lots of new faces and menu items. Along with premium, fres...

Get ready to round up some pasta! Spaghetti Western is coming to downtown Fargo. Fabrizio Di Gianni and his wife, Brighid Maguire, plan to open their Italian restaurant this spring (mid-April to early May) at 524 Broadway, a corner storefront that has housed restaurants or bakeries for many years. Di Gianni vows to fill the “void of pasta” in downt...

Family-owned and still going strong 100 years later is rare after decades of consolidation in the baking industry. The Rotellas understand they’ve gotten lucky with each generation’s dedication to carry on the family business.  “Some restaurants we do business with, it’s over by the second generation because they don’t have the same fervor and dete...

Sad news for fans of The Old Spaghetti Works in Des Moines. The 45-year-old restaurant on Court Avenue permanently closed after business on Monday night. “Spaghetti Works will be closing its door permanently March 27, 2023,” a sign on the front door stated in all caps on Tuesday morning. “We appreciate the business and the regulars we all have gott...

Beloved Italian deli Cupini's turns 20 - and wants to thank all of their friends and family for their support. The restaurant's birthday party is on April 22 and everyone is invited. To show gratitude, Cupini's is raffling off two free round-trip tickets to Italy, and the winner will be drawn that night. Order tickets at cupinis.com (Raffle Tickets...

Rotella’s Italian Bakery, La Vista, Neb., has seen continued growth and demand for bread, buns and rolls over a 100-year history. The Rotellas attribute their success to two things: quality product and excellent customer service.  “Quality and service is everything; if you skimp on that, you’re losing,” said Lou Rotella Jr., president and chief exe...