Mici Handcrafted Italian announces it will relocate its Cherry Creek store to 727 Colorado Blvd., with a grand opening to happen in January 2016. The current Cherry Creek location is scheduled to close December 23, 2015. The move will expand the current Cherry Creek store's delivery zone to include Lowry. The phone number for delivery orders w...

A new Italian-themed restaurant is coming to Denver's hot and fast-developing River North neighborhood. Dio Mio, which will serve experimental, handmade pasta dishes, is set to open in a 1,500-square-foot space at 3264 Larimer St. this fall.   It's the brainchild of chef Alex Figura, who also owned the now-shuttered Lower48 Kitchen, and...

In a town already dominated by pizza places, three new by-the-slice pizzerias are opening downtown this semester, testing students' appetites for the cheesy classic as they compete for customers. Though city Economic Development Coordinator Michael Stiefvater said the three pizza joints aren't necessarily a reversal of the city's trend toward diffe...

by Michael Dunlap   Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is finally playing like the superstar they believed he'd become. When raw talent and potential are combined into a terrific basketball frame, it's hard to not overhype the possibilities.   Such has been the case with 6-foot-10 wing Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets,...

by Mark Antonation   Salati means savory or salted in Italian, and a new eatery called Salati Italian Street Food is bringing savory Mediterranean bites to Northfield Stapleton. Salati opened today at 11 a.m. (in the space that was formerly Euro Cafe) with a concept built around piadina and other street fare that owner TC Clark found while o...

by William Porter   Whatever other virtues Café Mercato possesses — and there are several — the newish spot in Denver's Lowry neighborhood has to be the only upscale Italian restaurant anywhere with a close-up view of a B-52 Stratofortress.   That's how close the establishment is to Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, where...

By William Porter   I don't know if Alessandro Polo knew about the extensive history of Italian immigrants in Denver when he moved here in 2013, but he certainly brought plenty of his own. Polo, who owns Lo Stella Ristorante in the Golden Triangle, is an eighth-generation restaurateur from Portofino, a seaside city near Genoa that is ne...

Il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Chicago sta organizzando tre diverse missioni in Colorado, Missouri e Minnesota per l'acquisizione delle impronte digitali dei connazionali che hanno bisogno di rinnovare il passaporto.   In attesa di conoscere le date, il Consolato annuncia che la prima missione di terrà a Denver a fine marzo; seguirà, a met...

di Marco Pezzetti   Danilo Gallinari si trova nella sua amata Milano. La stella della nostra Nazionale ha lasciato gli States per tornare un po' in Patria. Un'intervista qui, un autografo là, e il solito bagno di folla ad attenderlo. Il 'Gallo' si, sa, è un patrimonio dello sport azzurro.   Per Danilo, così come per tutti i Nugge...

By Josie Klemaier   Jefferson County is home to a popular attraction off Interstate 70. It's made of rock, thousands flock to it each year, it offers beautiful views over Denver and has been booked every weekend this year. But it's not Red Rocks Amphitheatre — it's the stone house at Mother Cabrini Shrine. "I think, for a long time, Mot...