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In case you haven’t heard, DiCarlo’s Pizza uses provolone cheese. Period. The second Central Ohio location of DiCarlo’s and its cheese can now be found in Italian Village, with a takeout and delivery-only joint at 91 E. Fifth Ave. The family-run business, which has been slinging pies since 1945, is well-known for a particular kind of pizza. Some mi...

If you want to know what one of the most interesting neighborhoods in New York was like before the pandemic—-well, it’s back, and in these times, more important, more fun and more needed than ever. There really is only one Little Italy these days, and it’s in the Bronx, in the area known as the Belmont Business Improvement District. To most of us,...

Good news for lovers of Italian food in the Buffalo area! Bravo Italian Kitchen will reopen at the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga later this spring. The favorite Italian chain will be the latest restaurant to return to the mall’s “Restaurants Row” after Dave and Buster’s reopening in March. “BRAVO! will continue to serve classic favorite entré...

A vibrant sensory experience is coming to downtown NYC – La Pizza & La Pasta A Colori, opening on April 21. Created in collaboration with Color Factory, this immersive experience brings together the world of food and the world of color for our New York community. Inspired by the sunrises of Torino, where Eataly was founded, and New York City, visua...

Last week I reported on how New York’s finest French restaurant, Le Bernardin, re-opened and proved the resilience of the city’s fine dining segment. So, this week I am just as happy to report that the city’s finest Italian restaurant, Il Gattopardo, located in a former Nelson Rockefeller townhouse across from the Museum of Modern Art, run by Gianf...

A historic Harlem church will host a no-waste soup kitchen and community center as part of a global project by a prominent Italian chef. Known as Refettorio Harlem, the facility will open this fall at Emanuel AME Church, on West 119th Street near Fifth Avenue, Tasting Table reported this week. It will be part of the worldwide Refetterio campaign...

Dolce Italy, a cozy East Avenue bakery that serves traditional Italian pastries, has been open for less than a year, but the family that owns it has already captured the hearts of many Rochesterians. When the DiGrazia family announced on Facebook that 21-year-old Francesca DiGrazia had had heart transplant surgery on March 22, the post received an...

For Bilena Settepani, food and family go hand in hand. The 25-year-old manages her family’s restaurant and bakery, Settepani, which has locations in New York’s Brooklyn and Harlem neighborhoods. “Settepani, which is first and foremost my last name, means ‘seven breads’ in Italian,” Settepani told In The Know. “My dad always jokes that my first job...

Let us remind you of a classic Hollywood scene that's now part of foodie history: In the film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir Eat Pray Love, Julia Roberts' character indulges in an entire pizza Margherita while at Naples-based pizzeria L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele. New Yorkers, we've got some good news for you: you'll no longer have to tra...

For an Italian dish to fly under the radar is rare in a city that has an insatiable appetite for red sauce restaurants, pizza joints, and trattorias of every stripe. That’s the start of the mystique around sanguinaccio, a seasonal dish that can be either “the sexiest sausage in the world” or a chocolate pudding (spoiler: the chocolate pudding is mo...

For nearly a generation, some of the most robust Italian regional flavors in our area have been emanating from a gleaming vintage diner across from the Harrison Metro-North station. Chef and owner Dean Vivolo of Trattoria Vivolo in Harrison is marking his 20th anniversary with a variety of tasty new specialties, dining options and enhanced al fresc...

If you are lucky enough to have tasted one of the more than 700,000 pizzas Chef Anthony Mangieri has made in his lifetime, you’ll see why the New York Times called the pizzas he produces at Una Pizza Napoletana the best pizza from a sit-down restaurant in all of New York City. Just think about that for a moment. The best. Pizza. New York City. You...