E’ corsa alla pasta Made in Italy che utilizza solo grano nazionale con il mercato dei cibi patriottici in grande espansione che ha raggiunto il valore record di 7,1 miliardi e interessa ormai il 25% di tutti gli alimenti sugli scaffali dei supermercati con bandiere, simboli, scritte e denominazioni che richiamano il Belpaese. E’ quanto emerge da u...

Taking a trip isn't in the cards right now, but our taste buds can make us feel like we've traveled thousands of miles. A slice of pizza from Pizzarino may, for a moment, make you feel like you're in Italy. If you ask the owner, there's no reason to stop with pizza when "he knows a guy" who can serve you some good sauce, too. Authentic Italian cuis...

If you’re like me, staying at home is hard — especially during the weekends when we’d usually be out enjoying the warmer weather. At this time of year, you’d usually find me sipping cocktails at a New York City rooftop bar. But now, as we work to stop the spread of the coronavirus, it’s time to figure out new ways to enjoy your favorite cocktails....

Minuti Coffee, purveyor of Italian style coffees and gelatos, has opened a new location near Katy Mills Mall. The shop, located at 814 Katy Fort Bend Road, also serves a selection of pastries, sandwiches and snacks. The shop offers dine-in and drive-through options. Junaid Hassan, co-owner of the new Minuti, said that what sets Minuti apart is its...

Ever wanted to take a cooking class instructed by a renowned chef with one of your favorite Cubs players? Now’s your chance. Anthony Rizzo will put his culinary skills to the test on May 29.  In a Zoom cooking session, the Cubs first baseman will prepare Italian dishes under Chef Giuseppe Tentori‘s tutelage. Tentori, chef and owner of GT Fish & Oys...

Like Tibetan sand mandalas or the Italian festival of Infiorata, Linda Miller Nicholson’s pasta art is meant to be destroyed. And by destroyed, she means boiled in scalding water, sauced with creamy goodness, and devoured for dinner. Known to fans as Salty Seattle, Nicholson is part chef, part artist, and has carved a unique niche out of both world...

Never like today the idea of having a quick lunch while walking down the main street of our town or village has been so alluring. Whatever we picture chomping on, it tastes like freedom, doesn’t it? Regardless to your country of origin, street food is a staple of traditional cuisine, a quick key to understand the secrets of a place’s tastes, the Cl...

Sam Toia, based on appearances alone, looks more Lex Luthor than Superman. The guy is bald, bald, bald, rarely the tallest one in the room, though also baldly persistent, and full of charisma, able to leap tall bureaucracies in a relatively short period of time. But not without stumbles, of course. Toia is president and CEO of the Illinois Restaura...

A month ago we announced that Osteria 166’s Stock the Freezer campaign had reached the 6500 meal donation mark. Incredibly, that astounding number led to a brand new business tact taken by Osteria 166 owner Nick Pitillo, who now says that his pre-packaged and frozen, ready-to-go Italian meals have landed on the shelves of all four Western NY Dash’s...

With the term street food (in Italian “cibo di strada”) we indicate those foods, salty and sweet, prepared, served and consumed in the street, often cheap and hearty. An ancient practice that in Italy has its roots in the regional culinary tradition. Every city has its own delicacies, and Puglia is no less so. Here we make you discover the genuine...