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At lunchtime, you’ll find Dora Marzovilla in her usual spot: perched behind a marble-topped table at I Trulli in NoMad, making pasta by hand on a traditional wooden board from Italy. “We tied [the boards] on top of our suitcases with rope when we came over,” the 82-year-old says, recalling her family’s trek from Puglia, in Southern Italy, to New Yo...

The neighborhood has lost one of the oldest of the old-school Italian restaurants. Mamma Luccia, where opera played, where black-and-white photos of famous Italians covered the walls and where the grandkids served the pasta, has permanently closed. Signs appeared last week on the front doors of Mamma Lucia, which has rested on the corner of Foster...

Upon entering Panino Rustico (the Italian word for bread roll or sandwich), you encounter a cozy, unconventional dining spot that serves up Italian cuisine and seats some 50 diners comfortably in booths, tables and nooks. Situated in an outdoor shopping plaza on Richmond Road in Grant City, the eatery opened its doors to diners in January, 2018 on...

The best Italian restaurant in the whole of the U.S. is right here in NYC, according to a new survey – perhaps not surprising as the city also has more Italian Americans than anywhere else. The Daily Meal's "America's 50 Best Italian Restaurants" list crowned the Meat Packing District's Del Posto as the best Italian restaurant in the country. The f...

New York restaurants come and go, but Patsy’s Italian Restaurant is forever. The famed Midtown West eatery turns 75 years old this year and is only getting better. Join in the celebration with a meal at Patsy’s, welcoming you and your family. Chef Sal Scognamillo, owner and operator of Patsy’s Italian restaurant, is the third generation of Scognami...

Tony Pecora knows Italian cuisine like the back of his hand. Growing up in Sicily, he was always working with food. And when he moved to New York City in 1970, Pecora started out washing dishes and worked his way up in the industry until he owned multiple successful restaurants specializing in his home country’s cuisine. “Hospitality is in my DNA,”...

Hallie Meyer, the daughter of New York City restaurateur Danny Meyer, is prepping to open an Italian coffee and ice cream parlor in Gramercy this summer. The new scoop shop will be called Caffè Panna, translating to “coffee” and “cream,” and will focus on just that. It’ll be a 25- to 30-seat space with a separate coffee bar and ice cream counter, s...

Today, New York City gains an Italian restaurant from a chef who trained in Massimo Bottura’s famous three-Michelin-starred restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy. Chef Stefano Secchi makes his local debut tonight with Rezdôra, where the cuisine will be heavily influenced by the years the chef spent in northern Italian kitchens. He brings...

Craving some freshly made Italian specialties? Look no further than Ravenna Osteria, located at 1099 N. Division Street in Peekskill. The eatery provides savory and traditional Italian fare; from pizza to pasta, soups, salads, veal, eggplant and much more, this top-rated establishment is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys authentic Italian cui...

A staple of the Rochester community will be closing its doors this Sunday. Roncone’s Italian Restaurant has been in business for 80 years. Chef Jimmy Paulino, who has run the kitchen for the past three years, will be opening a new venture, Paulino’s Restaurant, in the coming weeks on Lyell Avenue at Route 390.  Silvano Orsi of the Little Italy Asso...

Lindenhurst’s Italian ice and ice cream shop Uncle Louie G’s changed hands earlier this year. The new operators are Michael and Nora Dorso, a husband and wife team who’s lived in the neighborhood for 25-plus years. Michael, a former Toys ‘R Us employee, and Nora, a teacher at Brentwood High School, decided to purchase their first business together...

It’s a meat-and-tomatoes issue. Not that spuds have entirely given way to pomodori, but restaurants combining Italian fare and steakhouse specialties are growing on Long Island, bringing together the two most popular cuisines of Nassau and Suffolk. “They’re two of my favorites,” said Frank Bono, owner of Primi Italian Steakhouse in West Islip. “Gro...