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You may have heard "Volare" twisting out of an oldies station during your commute, or perhaps it was the pop station of your youth. The classic Italian song has been covered by manifold artists, including famous Italian-American crooner Dean Martin. Or maybe your associations aren't musical and you've heard of Volare because you've dined there duri...

There's a new Italian restaurant opening in Uptown Dallas: Called Fiatto, it's a chef-driven spot opening at the West Village at 3700 McKinney Ave, #126, IE the former Eureka space. According to a release, it'll open in spring 2022, for dinner and weekend brunch. The restaurant is a partnership between executive chef Kylil Henson and general manage...

Zito’s Deli has been a San Antonio sandwich favorite since 1974 when Joe Zito opened the first shop near Nacogdoches and Loop 410. There are now two locations, on Callaghan and Broadway, and Brad Zito took over the reins after his father’s death in 1996, but Zito’s remains a serious place for seriously good sandwiches. During the lunch rush from 1...

The team behind the popular Italian restaurant Nonna Osteria at The Fairmount Hotel downtown is planning a new North Side restaurant. Headed by Nonna’s renowned chef Luca Della Casa, the new spot is scheduled to open in the spring. The project, which as yet doesn’t have a formal name, is the latest venture by Nonna owners Patrick and Cari Richardso...

Mark your calendars: Chef Lidia Bastianich is coming to Eataly Dallas! Join us in our marketplace on Friday, February 25 for a series of events to celebrate Lidia's newest book: Lidia’s A Pot, A Pan, And a Bowl.  Emmy Award-winning chef, cookbook author, restaurateur, and more — Eataly partner and beloved chef Lidia Bastianich gives us plenty of re...

Gianna is offering a special Mardi Gras menu throughout February. In addition, Chef de Cuisine Jared Heider will serve a four-course menu for two on Valentine’s Day and a four-course family-style Mardi Gras lunch on Friday, February 25. The special four-course Mardi Gras menu starts with Venice street food of fried stuffed olives. The second course...

You know a pizza is good when you take a bite and hear the crunch. And that's exactly what you'll find at Fiamma Pizzeria. It's a food truck located on 13715 Farm to Market Road 1560. "Every chef's dream is to open your own restaurant. So finally, after years of years of being in the restaurant industry, we decided to open our own," said Head Chef...

The Muffaletta is a New Orleans Sandwich that's hearty, full of flavour, and a crowd pleaser! This recipe got me a wedding ring, but YMMV. Though I've never been to New Orleans during the Mardi Gras celebrations, this time of year holds a special place in my heart for a couple of reasons. For one, it brings back a lot of memories of a trip to New O...

What is the meaning of “Aperitivo Italiano”? An aperitivo (or apéritif) is often described as being similar to the American happy hour, but in reality, it’s much more than that. An Aperitivo is joyous and mood-lifting, it relaxes you after a day of work or prepares you for the night to come. Aperitivo, with its cheerful yet elegant nature, is a sta...

If you believe in destiny, you would have to believe that someone named Jerry DelliGati was born to run a sandwich shop. For the 11 years he was a bartender at Schooners Sports Bar on the Northeast Side, he regularly cooked and served lavish food spreads that featured meatloaf, sausage and pasta dishes for patrons on NFL Sundays and for other event...

Lombardi Cucina Italiana has a target opening of early February at 6655 Winning Drive, Ste. 605, Frisco. Danilo Dinardo, vice president of Lombardi Family Concepts, said an exact opening date will depend upon supplies arriving on time for the restaurant. The new Italian restaurant will join several other concepts announced to open at The Star in 20...

More than 20 years ago, Ekrem Hyseni and Alban Bulliqi came to America, bringing dishes from the kitchens of Venice, Italy with them. Now their restaurant, Adriatic Cafe, is serving those dishes for the people of Katy. Adriatic Cafe, which specializes in Italian dishes, opened late December in Katy. Located at 27240 Katy Freeway, the restaurant off...