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Mici Italian, The Denver-based family-owned destination for pizza, pasta, salads and more, is celebrating National Pizza and Pasta month throughout the whole month of October with free pizza and pasta at their Arizona and Colorado locations.  COLORADO This October, the Miceli siblings invite the Denver area to celebrate National Pizza and Pasta mon...

Scottsdale’s Taste of Italy and Music Festival, a two-day event celebrating Italian culture with food and live music performances, will bring Italian culture, food, and entertainment to the Valley. Hosted by the Italian Association of Arizona, a local 501c(3), this two-day celebration will take place on the Scottsdale Canal and feature everything f...

Using a mattarello, a three-foot long Italian rolling pin, and his hands, Chase Dopson makes pasta magic. Within a St. Johns kitchen, the chef takes freshly kneaded balls of dough and rolls them into sheets, cutting noodles by hand or using traditional tools to stamp out filled pastas like anolini. Pastificio d’Oro, the pop up he co-owns, has serve...

You're invited to enjoy Sunday Dinner with the community at Our Lady of Lourdes 90th Annual Community Spaghetti Dinner. The Parish, which traces its roots back to 1917 is relatively small, but successfully produces the annual community dinner that serves thousands of visitors each year. The dinner began in 1932 at the height of the Great Depression...

Chef and restaurateur Shawn McClain’s latest venture, Balla Italian Soul, which he developed with partners Richard and Sarah Camarota, is slated to open at Sahara Las Vegas at the end of the month. The 5,000-square-foot, 120-seat restaurant will feature seasonal vegetable dishes, seafood, pizza, and pasta, much of it from a wood-fired grill, starti...

It’s safe to say that we’ve all “screamed for ice cream” at some point in our lives. But how could you not? Creamy and sweet flavors with every lick, followed by the occasional brain freeze when we forget to pace ourselves. The experience is unbeatable… Or is it? Born in Sicily during the 16th century, a groundbreaking dessert given the name ‘gelat...

His room with a view is returning.Vetri Cucina, from celebrated chef Marc Vetri, is scheduled to reopen Nov. 1 on the 56th floor of the Palms. The restaurant is the Las Vegas outpost of the original Vetri Cucina in Philadelphia, often named one of the most influential Italian restaurants in America. The chef, a James Beard Award winner and multiple...

Tuscany Gardens at Tuscany Suites & Casino will take guests’ taste buds on a journey through Italy, from the coastlines into the Tuscan hills, with its “Taste of Italy” wine pairing dinner.  The upcoming Italian wine pairing dinner will feature an over-the-top experience filled with fine dining and wines inspired by distinct Italian regions to be h...

Fall is here, amici! Join us on Saturday, October 8th at Eataly Las Vegas as we welcome the bountiful autumn season with Harvest Festa! Embark on a tasting journey through Italian harvest traditions as you explore our marketplace, and discover must-have wines to drink this fall season. Prepare to sip your way through unlimited tastings, cocktails,...

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s love of Italy is readily apparent at his Caesars Palace restaurant, Amalfi by Bobby Flay. There’s ambience to spare, from the seaside-resort feel of the décor to the display of fresh fish offered on any particular day. You can select the exact fish you want, whether grilled whole or filleted and served with your choice o...

“We’re doing Italian a little differently, focusing on aperitivo culture and well-prepared, wood-grilled flavors, while keeping pastas and pizzas close to our hearts.” So says chef Shawn McClain of the mission at highly anticipated Balla Italian Soul, which debuts Sept. 30 at Sahara Las Vegas. The James Beard Award winner is opening the restaurant...

If you ever see Tony Curcuru rolling by, you should probably follow him. Once you catch up to The Tony Cannoli cart — it’s time to order. And yes, Tony is his real name. "Tony Cannoli has a nice ring to it," he said. So, the Cannoli part is made-up — but everything else about Tony Curcuru is authentic. Originally from Illinois, he said good food an...