Cocozza American Italian, the pop-up restaurant at The Majestic Grille, will open for indoor dining on October 9th. Cocozza features red sauce comfort foods to go for walk-up pickup, straight to your car with curbside pickup, on the patio and now in person in the transformed Majestic Grille dining room. Delivery to Downtown and Midtown is planned f...

The sixth edition of the Italian Food Awards will be held in digital version on October 21 starting at 4 pm. The most innovative products launched on international markets in 2020 will be awarded by a jury of experts. Up to 164 nominations have been collected, divided in the following 12 categories: BAKERY & SNACKS, BEVERAGE, CONDIMENTS, DAIRY, FRO...

October is Italian Heritage Month. Time to hit the road for Little Italy San Jose’s annual festival — a socially distanced curbside event this year. From 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 18, you can enjoy the sights, sounds — and most important, flavors — of Little Italy from the safety of your car. Support the businesses in this historic district by ordering curb...

On a New York City avenue near midtown Manhattan's Restaurant Row, several former restaurant windows are currently dotted with For Lease signs. But one features a surprising promise in the middle of a pandemic: "Coming Soon." "I want to go forward — no surrender," said Salvatore Fraterrigo, who placed that sign at his Sicilian restaurant Norma, a 7...

Greater Boston restaurant veteran Chef Mike Fucci opened his eponymous Chef Mike’s Cucina (73 Highland Ave., Needham, MA 02494, 781-675-2950) just over one year ago. The casual Italian family-friendly eatery has already proven the most popular restaurant in Needham and surrounding towns – despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 for all restaurateu...

Caserta near Naples has the best pizzeria in the world according to the 50 Top Pizza 2020 rankings issued Wednesday. It is the fourth year in a row that the southern city has had the top rated pizzeria. But this year the top spot changed hands, with Francesco Martucci's I Masanielli eatery outscoring the pizzeria that won the previous three years,...

"I wanted to bring something new to Huntington," said Lewis Vargas, chef-owner of the new La Tavola Trattoria Ristorante in Huntington, "and to bring new life to Jericho Turnpike." Among his signature offerings: wood-fired chicken served over puréed potatoes ($24), a salmon artichoke-encrusted entree ($26), classic meatballs and sauce ($12), and a...

Thursday October 15th • 7:00-9:00pm. With Carla Gambescia. Organized by Casa Belvedere – The Italian Cultural Foundation. Test your knowledge about Italian cuisine while discovering little-known facts and the origin stories behind some of the Italian cuisine’s most iconic ingredients and dishes. An interactive and entertaining “salon” exploring It...

A new family-owned bakery and cafe is opening in Frisco with a cool fondness for Italian desserts. Called Pietro's Bakery & Café, it's at 11625 Custer Rd. in a former BurgerIM where it will serve baked goods including cakes, cheesecakes, pastries, muffins, tarts, biscotti, cookies, and macarons. But this won't just be a bakery: It will be a casual...

The freestanding building on Garnet Avenue that was the longtime home of Caffe Bella Italia is being revived as a new Italian restaurant from Leo Landini, the owner of Landini’s Pizzeria in Little Italy. The 11-year-old, New York-style pizzeria opened an offshoot at the Liberty Public Market last year, and since 2016, Landini and his wife Christine...