If you're looking for good old fashion Italian food with some new twists and updates, then a favorite spot on Long Island is a place to try. Opened in 1992, Suffolk County staple Caffe Amici in Selden is known for its homemade pasta nights, as well as for its traditional dishes, yummy pizzas, and specialty Italian cookies and desserts. It's also kn...

It’s no secret that pizza is the national dish of Italy and Naples is the pizza capital. And when it comes to pizza, the bar just keeps getting higher. It all began with some ambitious pizzaioli who started a pizza revolution, and three of the most esteemed are Enzo Coccia, Ciro Salvo, and Gino Sorbillo. Here are their thoughts on their craft. Enzo...

And why wouldn’t the first New York satellite of Florence’s renowned La Carraia Gelateria open in East Meadow? If the location, along the Hempstead Turnpike service road, doesn’t exactly bring to mind the Uffizi or the Galleria dell'Accademia, it is next door to the original Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace. La Carraia, which opened Sept. 24, is actual...

On the occasion of World Pasta Day 2021 (October 25), Unione Italiana Food (an association of Italian food industries) and IPO (International Pasta Organization) released the most recent data on the global market trend. Last year was characterized by a real boom for pasta consumption all over the world. The consumption normalization that is charact...

As I write this, handmade Italian bucatini and mafaldini are drying inside the kitchen at Semolina, the new retail shop at 2474 S. Kinnickinic Ave. which will welcome its first customers beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22.  The pastas – made by owner Petra Orlowski using finely milled organic durum wheat flour from Central Milling in Utah and...

A Westchester County Italian restaurant has become a go-to for some residents thanks to its selection of homemade pasta dishes and cocktails. TVB by: Pax Romana is located at 171 East Post Road in White Plains. The restaurant's menu includes pasta dishes such as spaghetti alla carbonara, penne alla vodka and ravioli. Guests can also choose from ent...

West Haven's iconic Zuppardi's Apizza is expanding with plans to open a prep kitchen with a takeout storefront in Ansonia, the owners announced this week. "We are excited to announce that our newest addition to the Zuppardi's family business is finally developing in Ansonia, CT!" reads a post on the Zuppardi's Facebook page. "Our Ansonia space is...

Craving an authentic Italian dinner but only have the time and budget for a quick lunch or carryout? Make Squisito Pizza and Pasta Restaurant in Severna Park your go-to destination for tasty pies, hearty pasta dishes and fresh, tasty subs. I visited Squisito on a Thursday afternoon with a few family members. The interior of the restaurant is modern...

One could argue that Italian mom-and-pop restaurants in Dallas are essentially like churches or 7-Eleven’s: There is one on every corner and they’re pretty much all the same. However, if you take Forest Lane and head east through Garland until you hit Rowlett (on Route 66), you’ll find a family-owned Italian place that is so legit Italian your cous...

"This is the original mozzarella, and it can only be made with buffalo milk," says Fading D Farm co-owner David DiLoreto. Along with his wife, Faythe DiLoreto, they've been operating their Italian Mediterranean Buffalo creamery since January 2016. Not to be confused with the American bison, their 64-acre Rowan County-based water buffalo farm is one...