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Luxury branded residences are becoming increasingly prevalent in the world’s most sophisticated urban areas. While a beautiful home in a coveted enclave is still a status symbol, discerning buyers are increasingly seeking out the additional sense of prestige that accompanies ownership of a branded residence. Hundreds exist worldwide, most in Asia a...

When it comes to Italian cuisine, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Las Vegas. From signature pizzas to homemade pasta dishes, the culinary destination boasts a wide range of upscale eateries that deliver an authentic taste of Italy. Whether you’re looking to dine at the iconic restaurant Cipriani or visit Lago by Julian Serrano for...

I picked up Peg from her exercise appointment on North Pearl. It was almost 11:30, so I asked Peg if she wanted to got out to lunch. She said, “Sure. How about Joeseppi’s?” We were less than two hundred yards away, so I thought why not? This was just after our governor’s announcement about the Corona Virus and a ban on meetings of 250 people or mor...

Manhattan’s East Village is renowned for its vibrant history as a center of counterculture, the birthplace of punk, and the home of many influential artists, writers, musicians, and beatniks. While the area to the south around Mulberry Street is most famous as the borough’s Little Italy, there were also a significant number of Italians living in th...

In these divisive times, is there a more democratic food than pizza? Sure, there might be allegiances to certain regional specialties (more on that later), but pizza in its essence—crust, sauce, cheese, toppings—is so universal and adaptable, one would be hard-pressed to find someone who takes issue with it. In the century or so that pizza has been...

A Florida-based Italian ice company is set to make its Arizona debut next month and plans to expand throughout metro Phoenix over the next few years. Jeremiah’s Italian Ice will open its first Arizona store in Chandler near Alma School and Ocotillo roads in late April, according to a press release. “We are so excited to give the people of Arizona t...

Osteria la Spiga isn't just a delicious Italian restaurant on Capitol Hill - it's a paradise for prosciutto-lovers. La Spiga's food pays homage to the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Chef Sabrina Tinsley and her husband, Pietro Borghesi, create dishes that honor Italian flavors while using local ingredients.  And the prosciutto! Let's talk about th...

Pomo Restaurant Group’s Pomo Pizzeria and Luna Gelateria, has announced its newest casual dining concept, Pomo Pizza. The restaurant is a spinoff of the wildly popular Pomo Pizzeria and will specialize in Pinsa, Pizza Romana and classic-style pizza. The restaurant is now open at the Biltmore Fashion Park (2502 E. Camelback Rd., #148 A & B) in Phoen...

The two gents behind Saint Pasta have plans to expand yet again. A year ago, Joe Cetrulo and Racan Alhoch debuted their food truck with the motto “Al Dente or Die,” slinging impressive pastas with an East Coast accent. The menu listed vodka sauce, carbonara, and bolognese with lamb sausage. They soon outgrew the truck, trading their wheels for the...

When Michael Elefante was bussing tables at his family’s Italian restaurant at the age of 5, virtually every dish on the menu was ladled with red tomato sauce. These days, as executive chef at the same eatery, he’s pushing culinary boundaries in a way that honors the traditions of old school Italia while exploring the potential that seasonality can...

On a small Hawaiian island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the odds of finding authentic Italian cuisine seem slim to none. Perfectly ripe tropical fruits, hefty plate lunches, and freshly caught fish are familiar and expected, but we are here to discover the diamond in the rough, and that’s Matteo’s Osteria. The ambiance of the restaurant is a...

Bellissimo Ristorante Italiano is scheduled to open at Casino Del Sol on Monday, March 2. “We are eager to open Bellissimo and share our love for freshly made pastas, breads, sauces, and desserts with our guests,” said Ryan Clark, executive chef at Casino Del Sol. “We didn’t want to open just any Italian restaurant. We wanted as much as possible to...