Alyson Lupinetti is proving that “like father, like daughter” definitely applies to barbecue. Not only does the 27 year-old Mount Laurel pitmaster follow in her late father Butch’s footsteps all over the country, she wins awards like him, too. On the road for seasonal competitions with the Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ  team, Lupinetti already has 10...

You could feel the pull of Indianapolis’ long-gone Little Italy when Maialina Italian Kitchen + Bar gave invited guests a sneak peek of the new Fountain Square restaurant Friday night. As couples clinked Aperol spritz cocktails and gangs of friends tucked forks into shared plates of cacio e pepe pasta, huge windows framed Turchetti’s Salumeria, a n...

Paul Michael’s Brick Oven Pizza & Restaurant is a treasure waiting for you, tucked away in an unassuming shopping center in Kew Gardens with PARKING. Paul Michael’s has fabulous pizza on one side of this eatery, with customers and take out orders constantly moving in and out the door, seven days a week. The adjoining dining room offers casual dinin...

Pizza, Pasta & Wine – it’s the most delicious time of year at our Italian Festival & Wine Tasting! Bring your family and friends to savor delicious Italian food, listen to live music, visit our Italian crafters, and enjoy a day of racing! Stop by one of our bocce courts and have a family-friendly game. For only $10 enjoy 5 two-ounce samples of Ital...

Ask anyone in Coral Gables for a restaurant recommendation, and chances are Caffe Abbracci will be at the top of the list. Known for its Northern Italian specialties and topnotch service, the Italian eatery is turning 30 this month. How does a restaurant keep its status as one of Miami's best-loved culinary destinations? It treats its staff and all...

A new Italian and New American spot has opened its doors in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to the Little Haiti, called Boia De, is located at 5205 N.E. Second Ave. Boia De serves up a unique and rotating menu list. On the menu, expect to see items like grilled broccolini, bone marrow and baked clams. Here's the link to the business website. B...

First-time travelers to Italy may be surprised to find such a culinary diversity from region to region. Unlike your typical Italian restaurant in the States, Italian food has much more variety than spaghetti and meatballs or eggplant parmesan. Even though you can find Italian specialties like pizza and tortellini all over Italy, it is well worth sa...

This week, I went to a restaurant that I have gone to so many times. In fact, when I moved to Las Vegas in 2008 this was one of the first restaurants that I went to and it quickly became my go-to spot when I worked on the East side of town. It also was the restaurant that I took my wife Lori to for our first date. I’m not sure if it was me or the g...

North Italia, described as a "modern Italian concept," will open its doors in Reston Town Center on Wednesday, July 31. The restaurant will be located at 11898 Market Street and will span 6,400 square feet, offering lunch, dinner, happy hour, and weekend brunch, according to a statement. It will be open from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. each day (and unti...

We are three weeks away from the start of a more than 120-year tradition - the Tontitown Grape Festival. Preparation started Monday (July 15) for the unforgettable spaghetti dinners. Every year families come together to start preparing for the annual Grape Festival. They start by making pasta. People like Marjie Ceola have been doing this for more...