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Tucked in a quiet corner, Amari manages to feel like a secret even though it's located on one of Midtown's busiest stretches. Next door to the local favourite speakeasy-style Death & Taxes, Amari is an Italian cocktail bar serving up signature sips, wine and inspired by Italian beverages. Inside, Amari is dim and sexy, an ideal, chandelier-lit spot...

I’m a big fan of Giada De Laurentiis, such a big fan that I signed up for her newsletter, which sends recipes and stories to your email. But if you’re in Vegas and don’t want to wait until you get home to get a little Giada in your life, reserve a place at brunch (or dinner) at her eponymous restaurant. This venue was De Laurentiis’ first restauran...

In a surprise move, former Las Vegas dining-scene fixture Carla Pellegrino is very close to a debut for her latest chef venture, bringing the Dough House Restaurant & Bar to Spring Valley. Pellegrino handles the menu of Italian cuisine with French flair at this restaurant run entirely by women. Her menus are still fondly remembered at Bratalian Nea...

Sat, October 9, 2021. 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM CEST. Register Here. Why do Italians eat what they eat? How does food reflects the culture of a nation? Is there even a concept of ‘National cuisine’ in Italy? How much did religion influence food and meals throughout the centuries? What contamination is evident in Italian regional cuisine? How can food have...

Italian food fans in Metro Phoenix are most likely aware of the delicious menu offered at one of three North Italia restaurants in the state. It was originally conceived by notable Arizona restaurateur Sam Fox in 2002. If you have not had the luxury of visiting a North Italia location, there is good news! The modern Italian concept has taken the to...

It’s official — Moses Lake is finally getting an Italian restaurant. Orthodontist Dino Cacchiotti broke ground on what will become ENZO Italian Restaurant at 1345 S. Pioneer Way, formerly a vacant lot between Feller Orthodontics and Tacos Mi Rancho and in front of Cacchiotti’s own Moses Lake clinic. “My wife Rhonda and I have been envisioning this...

Piero's Italian Cuisine, a Las Vegas fine dining restaurant, will open its doors seven days a week starting on Tuesday, Sept. 28. This marks the restaurant's return to pre-COVID operations from 5:30- 10 p.m. daily. “With the return of Las Vegas conventions, we are thrilled to now reopen Piero’s seven days per week,” said Evan Glusman, General Manag...

After being in the restaurant industry for more than 25 years, owner and chef Bruno Girardi thought he was ready to retire, but it turns out that the more time he spent away from the kitchen, the more he missed it. In turn, the downtown area between Stone and Church Avenue has been missing the scent and tastes of authentic Italian food. The wait wi...

In this series, we’ll share a local restaurant, food store or an event. We have so many wonderful restaurants in our community. This is a great way to promote our local economy and give you a peek at what they have to offer. This time we picked Cafe Pinoli at 1676 W. White Mountain Blvd. in Pinetop-Lakeside. As some people refer it, the Café Pinoli...

This month, James Beard Award-Winning Chef Scott Conant is debuting friends-style dining and the first-ever happy hour at Mora Italian in Phoenix along with an expanded happy hour menu inspired by his travels at The Americano in Scottsdale. Giro d’Mora (“Tour of Mora”) is a five-course meal that features an ever-changing lineup of crowd favorites a...

We Americans like to think we own the comfort food genre, but I'd argue the Italians have us beat in the warm, fuzzy, comfort-via-cooking department. Consider Italian chefs who can't spend five minutes in a culinary conversation without mentioning cooking at their mothers' or nonnas' knees. And what about pizza, arguably America's favorite comfort...

Chef Riley Chandler is not your traditional chef. While he’s plenty knowledgable and skilled with traditional techniques and methods, Chandler has charted his own unique path that has allowed him the freedom to explore all things culinary his own way. It’s this path that has led to Stancato’s Italiano Sonoran, a delivery focused restaurant operatin...