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In the Italian folk tradition, le nonne kept garlic in their kitchen to ward off bad luck. And, of course, to add it to practically every Italian dish. This essential ingredient is the protagonist of the second chapter of the series “Ingredients. The secrets of Italian cuisine,” hosted by the Italian Institute of Culture-New York on May 28 at 6 PM....

The Region of Umbria, known as the "Green Heart of Italy", is thrilled to announce its first appearance at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 23-25, 2024 at New York City's Javits Center. For the first time, the magic and abundance of the Region of Umbria will be on full display at the Summer Fancy Food Show, with a delegation of ten producers with t...

Antonello and Piero Iacca came of age in the Italian bar business. In 1998, when the brothers were 11 and 8, respectively, their parents and uncle opened Old Fashion Cafe in Taranto, Puglia. This, though, was not your typical Italian ‘bar” — the ubiquitous storefront, open from morning through early evening, catering to daytime tastes, similar to a...

Nestled in the heart of Brooklyn’s South Slope, Flora emerges as a culinary beacon for those in pursuit of authentic Italian fare without the Manhattan price tag. At 1021 8th Avenue, this charming restaurant is the brainchild of Emiliano Cammardella and Rossella Episcopo, whose passion for Italian gastronomy lights up every dish served. Flora’s int...

Ron Suriano II has been working to open Suriano’s Deli & Italian Specialties at 140 Clinton Street in Schenectady for about three years now. After some delays, he’s finally close to opening the deli. “It’s been a long haul after having some set backs with the building,” Suriano told NEWS10. “This space needed so much more work then I expected.” Sur...

A food festival is coming to Babylon Town Hall this weekend. The first-ever Italian Food Festival will go off at Town Hall on Saturday, May 11, from noon to 5 p.m. According to the town, the celebration aims to bring together food lovers and families for an afternoon filled with "delicious cuisine, captivating live music, and a dive into the rich I...

“I apologize if I seem too focused — I don’t want to seem rude, it’s just that…” Alessandro Ancona gestures to his Margherita coming to life; the picturesque pizza worth a “mille” (thousand) words. “I cannot let myself become distracted,” the soft-spoken chef smiles apologetically. That’s one of the few times Ancona fully turns toward me, his focus...

40 Rivington Street might be the go-to spot for New Yorkers wishing they were in Italy this summer. Soon-to-open Verace NYC will offer Neapolitan-inspired cuisine accompanied by a curated selection of Italian wines. Verace NYC is owned by business partners Joseph Esposito and Andrea Ingenito, both experienced restaurant owners. Esposito connected w...

The Italian Food Awards USA, dedicated to the most innovative Italian food products in the U.S., are coming back for their sixth edition. Sponsored by Italianfood.net, the international project of Gruppo Food, the Italian Food Awards USA aims to help US retailers and food service operators discover the untapped potential of authentic Italian food....

Tucci is the city’s hottest new Italian restaurant in many a moon. Beautifully built atop fine 19th-century bones, it’s the first place that might give reigning boldface-magnet Carbone a run for its money — and for less money than that notoriously hot spot. TUCCI doesn’t have a rockstar chef like Mario Carbone in the kitchen, but it has a very good...

On the occasion of the celebration of the centenary of Chianti Classico, Vecchie Terre di Montefili is preparing to bring the best of the Tuscan wine tradition to American enthusiasts. The historic Greve in Chianti winery will in fact be the undisputed protagonist of a very high-level event which highlights the Chianti Classico brand, which celebra...

Andrea Cerasuoli hasn’t quite been himself since an early April fire torched Ortobello, the beloved Italian joint in Bensonhurst that his father started back in 1974. “I’ve been kind of — I don’t want to say depressed,” Cerasuoli, 48, told The Post on Monday. “But I’ve been feeling down because of the whole fire situation. “I’m not really over the...