From the early hours of the morning, a perfume invades the alleys and tree-lined avenues of Genzano di Roma, Lazio. Every day, for three hundred years, the scent of wheat mixed with that of chestnut wood bursts out of the ovens and cradles the awakening of Genzano and its tourists. The town that overlooks the volcanic lake of Nemi, inside the regio...

During the annual “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2020,” a series of events are planned at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This year’s edition at UW-Madison is dedicated to Italian food writer Pellegrino Artusi since 2020 marks the Bicentennial of the birth of Pellegrino Artusi, author of Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well...

Eggplant parmigiana may not be a staple of most drive-thru menus, but the owner of a popular Phoenix pizzeria is looking to change that. Luca Gagliano, owner of Forno 301, is set to serve wood-fired pizza and Italian food to Valley customers in the comfort of their cars at his new drive-thru concept Slice Eat in Scottsdale. Gagliano is from Sanremo...

A new restaurant in Greeley is setting its sights on offering authentic homemade Italian cuisine to the community. Capri Restaurant, located at 1825 9th St. in Greeley, is scheduled to open Wednesday with a large menu offering freshly made dishes inspired by cuisine from Italy. The building where Capri sits was once a well-loved Italian restaurant...

Big news, amici – our first-ever store in Dallas is coming soon. The city is especially close to our hearts because of the deep roots of Dallas’s thriving arts and food culture. Read on to see what you can look forward to at Eataly Dallas! Whether you're looking for an on-the-go snack or a delicious meal to savor (with a view), our cafés, takeaway...

Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace is opening its new store in North Babylon earlier than expected. Originally planned for a 2021 launch, the Italian market and grocery store is weeks away from opening at Sunset Plaza in a former King Kullen location. A spokesperson from the company told GreaterBabylon the opening will be sometime mid-December. (Check ba...

The origin of lasagna, a very appreciated dish not only in Italy but all over the world, is rather controversial; there are in fact several regions that contend with each other for the invention of this layered pasta sheets, that can come with different variations of filling. Taking a step back, the pasta of the fourteenth-century lasagna was made...

When a new spot opens in town, we're eager to check it out, let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead, a peek inside restaurants that have just opened — an occasion to sample a few items and satisfy curiosities (both yours and o...

Go ahead and add prosciutto to the list of items flying out the door at markets during Covid. Demand is surging for charcuterie -- European-styled cured meats such as salami and pancetta -- with the pandemic fueling consumers’ desires for simple protein snacks to enjoy outside restaurants. It’s part of an accelerating trend seen by Dasha Shor, glob...

The Marzaban was a light wooden box with a lid that was used for various uses, such as hidden the mails or more frequently used to send cakes prepared with flour, almond paste, and other ingredients, which inherited the name, marzapane because of their shape.  In Palermo the sisters of the convent annexed to the Church of Saint Mary of Admiral, or...