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Mosca’s restaurant isn’t the kind of New Orleans-area tourist destination you stumble upon by accident. The long-standing Italian joint is a 30-minute drive outside the city, located on the edge of a large swath of forest on the West Bank of the Mississippi River. The squat white building looks more like an illegal fireworks store than a place you’...

Eataly Dallas brings back its All You Can Eataly event, an all-inclusive evening with endless Italian food and beverages to celebrate the Italian holiday Festa della Repubblica.  Dallas foodies can indulge in a plethora of Italian delicacies and drinks at Eataly on Friday, June 7, celebrating Festa della Repubblica, akin to the Fourth of July in It...

Marble Falls-based Italian restaurant chain Bella Sera will open a location this month in New Braunfels, its fifth in the Texas Hill Country, news site Community Impact reports. A recently submitted permit application shows Bella Sera plans to take over the space at 259 Loop 337 that previously housed TJ's Burgers. The burger shop closed its doors...

The area surrounding Brooks City Base is expanding rapidly, with all kinds of restaurants and businesses popping up around the Southeast Side hub. A new homegrown concept is headed to the area now, bringing along Italian-inspired sandwiches and freshly baked breads. The all-new Focaccia Mia will open inside of its sister restaurant La Unica Cocina...

Generations of New Orleanians with sweet tooths have looked up at a brown and neon sign flashing the words “A. Brocato Spumone and Cassata Ice Cream” against a stark blue sky. Eventually, those visiting duck under a red-striped awning to peruse cookies, tarts, and gelato in glass display cases while waiting their turns in a line that often meanders...

Hey there, fellow foodies! If you’re on the hunt for a dining experience that combines the charm of an Italian market with the comfort of homemade pasta, look no further than Gambill’s Pastaria & Grocery in Tulsa. Tucked away in the heart of the city, this neighborhood Italian eatery is a true hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Gambill's Pastaria...

A new Dallas-based company is eager to bring you your pasta, salami, and biscotti. Called Capsa, it's an online shopping site launched three months ago as an answer to the lack of authentic Italian foods at an affordable price. Founder Luca Filippone was born and raised in Torino, and missed familiar food items he could not get in the U.S. "Our con...

A viral Italian TikTok foodie known for his often delighted and sometimes horrified reactions to American food and culture recently visited New Orleans to celebrate the anniversary of meeting his wife and sample all the delicious culinary staples the South has to offer.  With his American wife and Tulane grad, Jessi Higgins, as his tour guide, Ales...

Picone is an Italian restaurant that just so happens to serve what some of its customers call “the best burger in Denton.” The chef-based concept aims to be affordable and accessible. The lasagna is thoughtfully plated and is as aesthetically pleasing as it is delicious. It’s also cheekily listed on the menu as “The Garfield.”The parts of Picone th...

Our video series “Eating with Ian” has been a great way to introduce my colleague Chelsea Shannon to a wide range of restaurants. This time we’re headed to the North Shore to Del Porto Ristorante. When people ask me for an upscale North Shore lunch recommendation, I know they’ll love Del Porto. The weekday happy hour is scene too, with good deals o...

Why break the bank booking a trip to Italy when the Sicilian Butcher, an Arizona-based Italian eatery, is adding a San Antonio location this year? Known for its 5-foot charcuterie boards, scratch-made spaghetti, and hand-rolled meatballs, The Sicilian Butcher is helmed by noted chef Joey Maggiore. As of publication, a grand opening date or address...

If you want a warm meal draped in Sicily sizzle – 'Little Italy Restaurant & Pizzeria' should be the next stop on your travel itinerary. Owner Dominick Visocaro is proud to say his restaurant has been in business for 40 years. “Whenever the customers come over here to the restaurant, I think that they feel like it’s warm and welcoming and it’s fami...