Modern Italian eatery North Italia later this year will enter the Atlanta market with not one but two locations in Buckhead and Dunwoody. North Italia Buckhead, at 3393 Peachtree Road in Lenox Square, will open on June 22, 2022, and marks the brand’s 30th location in the U.S., according to a press release Tuesday. The Buckhead location will feature...

It seems that the battle of who has the best cannoli in Boston has been going on forever. Some say that the best comes from Mike's Pastry while others claim that Modern Pastry offers better cannoli. While both are located on the same street in Boston, Mike's Pastry also offers multiple locations in Massachusetts. Mike's Pastry can also be found in...

Memorial Day isn't the only holiday in May. There's a lesser known, but perhaps tastier holiday, a few days before. In honor of National Italian Beef Day May 27, Chicago's iconic Italian Beef restaurant Buona will be giving away free, slow-roasted Italian beef sandwiches May 27-30, the restaurant says. In order to get the free sandwich, customers w...

This week, “The SoCal Scene’s” Melvin Roberts steps into the kitchen to get a behind the scenes look at a Los Feliz restaurant serving up some of the most authentic Italian food in LA.  Join Melvin as he sits down with the matriarch of il Capriccio, "Mamma Flora."

We’re back for the second half of our incredible conversation with Ian MacAllen, the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American, as we continue our quest to understand the evolution of “Red Sauce Italian,” that unique cuisine born of the melding of Southern Italian tastes and American abundance. This week, in Part 2, we’ll take the conve...

Carmella’s Cafe and Dessert Bar owner Brian Solari opened the Italian-inspired cafe in 2014 with the intention of bringing a little piece of Europe to Charleston.  “Charleston has such an amazing European feel to it. It’s a very old-looking, beautiful city, and I just thought that bringing some of that European flair would definitely fit well,” Sol...

An interesting BBC article reports news that cheers us up a lot! According to global research by Oxfam, pasta is officially the queen. Pasta has surpassed even pizza, rice, and meat. Italians' favorite food is being popular in European countries and in the Philippines, Guatemala, Brazil, and South Africa. After Italy, Venezuela is the largest consu...

The signs and smells of Italy greet you as soon as you walk in the door at Sandro’s Pizzeria in Christiansburg. It’s a family tradition that started overseas. “These are family recipes handed down that my father started in 1978 that he got when he was emigrated from Italy to New York.” Alessandro Pugliese’s father opened Sal’s in Radford in 1978, a...

Founded in 1904, Ferdinando’s Focacceria is the city’s oldest Sicilian restaurant and also one of the longest running Italian restaurants in NYC — outdone only by Rao’s (1896) and Bamonte’s (1900). It began as a lunch counter selling small round sandwiches to longshoremen who worked on the nearby Columbia Waterfront docks on the western edge of Cob...

For authentic, to the letter Italian cuisine, Trattoria Aroma Restaurant and Wine Bar is one of the absolute best in Western New York. The iconic Buffalo, New York restaurant has always been known for attention to detail, as well as the most flavorful of dinners. The menu is succinct and wholly genuine to Italian cuisine down to the fine details. E...