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Andrea Cudin, owner of Lira Rossa Artisan Cheese, places fresh, homemade cheeses made from original Italian recipes in the refrigerator in a small building on the Four E Dairy in Moulton. The building is always open, and some of the bags are marked with customers’ names who leave money when they pick up their purchases. Other cheeses are there for...

Every month, Rainbow Lodge at 2011 Ella hosts casual, walk-around-style Monthly Wine Tasting Events, each with a different theme and food pairings! On June 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m, Marc Borel kicks off Part One of the “Passport to Italy” series, a three-event Italian wine tour. This month’s tasting focuses on Italy’s Northern region and other regi...

A decade back, Chef John Besh partnered with Chef Alon Shaya to create Domenica Restaurant in the Roosevelt Hotel, inspired by the regional cooking of Italy. (Both chefs are no longer affiliated with the restaurant). Although New Orleans has its share of Italian restaurants, it’s fair to say most of them serve Italian-American cuisine, much of it S...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around New Orleans, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the three best spots to fill the bill. 1. Irene's Topping the list is Irene's. Located at 529 Bienville St. in the French Quarter, it's th...

Brothers Sam and Michael Billelo come from what you might call a “restaurant dynasty.” They spent time at their great-uncle Sal’s restaurant in New York. And their father and grandmother, Josephine, currently operate what has been called the best Italian restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona. So, how lucky are we that Sam and Michael have chosen to open t...

The mood was joyful on Tuesday (May 28) night inside Gio’s Villa Vancheri in Mandeville, where owners Giovanni and Yoko Vancheri hosted a dinner celebrating the restaurant’s victory on the Italian reality TV show, “Little Big Italy.” The premise of “Little Big Italy” is this: Italian restauranteur Francesco Panella meets with three Italians now liv...

Having opened more than 75 years ago, Lasagna House has withstood the test of time, owner Matt Vernon said. While Lasagna House was first opened in Chicago in 1942 by Pete Pizzo, an 18-year-old Sicilian immigrant, Vernon said the restaurant relocated three times since then to its present location at Westheimer Road and Eldridge Parkway in Houston....

Thursday, June 6, 2019. 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT. American Italian Cultural Center, 537 South Peters Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. Italian food has taken its spot in the echelons of global gastronomic heritage thanks to the diaspora of millions of emigrants to key spots like New York and Buenos Aires. Through testimonies from all over the globe, we d...

THE CONCEPT Restaurateur Benjamin Berg (B&B Steakhouse and B.B. Lemon) and his brother, chef Daniel Berg, are partners in this restaurant that recently debuted in the space that was once Carmelo’s restaurant. It serves contemporary takes on classic Italian-American dining staples. THE SPACE The hodgepodge of rooms that was once Carmelo’s make sense...

Sunday, May 19, 2019. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Bayou City Event Center, 9401 Knight Road, Houston TX 77045. With just three weeks to go before the 2nd Annual Authentic Italian Table/Houston Pasta Festival, we are thrilled to announce the participating venues and food experts. The following are just some of the top Houston restaurants that will be sharing t...

Good news for people who love Italian food: Eataly Dallas has formed an LLC, so it’s safe to say that we can expect that they will be landing in our fair, pasta-obsessed city soon. If you’re not familiar, it’s the behemoth that first touched down in New York (near Madison Square Park) in 2010. That was the doing of Lydia and Joe Bastianich (and, fo...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Albuquerque, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges. 1. Farina Pizzeria Topping the list is Farina Pizzeria. Located at 510 Central Ave. SE in Broadway Central, the wine bar and Italian spot, which...