Mario Batali and partner Joe Bastianich have officially announced that they, like other big-time chef person Daniel Boulud, will be bringing a burger concept to the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas. According to Eater Vegas, the 120-seat B&B Burger & Beer will open sometime in the Fall, with a "beer-driven" menu as well as "20 televisions tuned...

In recognition of National Pizza Month this October, Birra Moretti USA is giving fans a chance to win the Ultimate Pizza Experience. The grand prize winner will receive a three day, two night trip to enjoy the best pizza New York City has to offer. The trip for two includes an Ultimate Pizza Crawl to authentic pizzerias that feature Birra Moretti,...

In January's issue of Packing World Magazine, it seems that Italy is no longer known for its fashion, food, and wine but also machinery used in production of craft beers! Part of running a business means using the most efficient products and machinery out there.   This is where Troegs Brewery in Hershey, Pennsylvania had to make a virtuous d...

A group of American monks living in a monastery in Italy are selling their own beer. Fox News Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Amy Kellogg has the story brewing from Rome. Brother Francis from Dallas, Texas is the brew-monk-in-chief of this Benedictine Order's craft beer, Birra Nursia, newly available in the United States.   Th...

Details have been scarce about the forthcoming Chicago outpost of Eataly, Mario Batali's sprawling Italian market and restaurant with locations in New York City and Rome, but beer fans will be glad to hear that brewpub planning is underway. Delaware-based brewery Dogfish Head announced that it will continue its partnership with Eataly and will des...

Chet Galeazzi was born 91 years ago in a house of stone, one destined to become a storied Santa Rosa landmark. Had he followed more closely in the vocational footsteps of his father, Gisto, and his father's father, Massimo, Galeazzi might have spent his life in the arduous trade of making buildings, headstones, fountains and other creations from S...

Sipping a fine Chianti may be your perfect image of Italian drinking. But what about having a beer? Italy's craft beer scene is very new. What started as 20 microbreweries 15 years ago has now expanded to more than 1,000. But that growth hasn't been without roadblocks, including complicated Italian bureaucracy and cultural infighting.  ...

by Brendon O'Brien   When you dream of exploring the towns of Piedmont you envision a quaint culture welcoming you with fresh mozzarella, melt-in-your-mouth prosciutto and wine that speaks of the region's historic knack for reds with great structure & finesse and whites of citrus laden minerality. What you don't expect is small cafes boa...

Caro turista straniero, mi rivolgo a te. A te che hai deciso di passare questo scampolo di vacanze agostane in Italia. Credo di non invidiarti, sappilo.   So già che al ritorno non riuscirai a nascondere un'educata disapprovazione per le nostre sviste, negligenze, contraddizioni di italiani, a cui abbiamo aggiunto la cattiva nomea di turlupi...