An Italian-American baker in Morris Park known for its elaborate cakes continues to be a hit with customers. Conti's Pastry Shoppe has been in the community for nearly a century. Even though the shop is no longer owned by the original family, the traditions and secrets behind the bakery's famous desserts are still around. "We've been here 98 years...

I thought about bringing my own crosswalk to Mimmo’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, the new restaurant in our South End neighborhood, but I remembered the city frowns upon  DIY safety measures. Instead, I ran across Shelburne Road — praying mid-dash there was no car on the far side of the Jeep Cherokee I couldn’t see past. I made it.I was surprised to find...

Antoinette Balzano is the granddaughter of Totonno's founder, Anthony Pero. At Totonno’s Pizzeria Napolitana on Neptune Avenue in Coney Island, pizzas have been made in the same way in the same spot since 1924. Anthony (Totonno) Pero, emigrated from Naples in 1905 and began making pizzas for Lombardi’s grocery store on Spring Street in Manhattan. B...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Riverside, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike. 1. D'caesaro Pizza & Italian Restaurant Topping the list is D'caesaro Pizza & Italian Rest...

Tucked on the side of the Comfort Inn and Suites, set back slightly off of Route 1, is GG Italian Restaurant, the “gemma nascosta” of the neighborhood. Glen Mills’ “hidden gem” offers lunch, dinner and a seven-days-a-week happy hour in a sleek and stylish, yet comfortable, upscale environment. However, it’s not only the ambiance and eye-pleasing de...

Un trionfo. Le strade del Bronx come i vicoli di Napoli, la magia della pizza come un ponte tra noi e New York. Il Pizza Festival 2019 è il sindaco Bill De Blasio che grida «Forza Napoli!», è la visione di Antimo Caputo e di Fred Mortati che hanno reinventato cibo e Stati Uniti, è un bagno di folla che si mescola tra dischi di pasta e felicità. Un...

Michelin-starred chef Cosimo Cassano is transporting Miamians to the Amalfi Coast with his new quaint eatery, Amare, located in the culinary-rich South of Fifth neighborhood. Drawing inspiration from Southern Italy and its glamour, charm and Mediterranean cuisine, Amare aims to evoke “la grande bellezza,” inviting its guests on a cultural journey f...

Besim Shala opened his first Italian restaurant in Grand Island in 2011 with hopes of one day expanding into Lincoln, Omaha or both. Now it’s happening for him. Shala opened his third Napoli’s and first in Lincoln on Sept. 3 in the strip mall at 48th Street and Nebraska 2, in the spot where South 48th Bistro operated for a short time. The site also...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Virginia Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. 1. La Vera Pizzeria & Italian Cuisine Topping the list is La Vera Pizzeria & Italian Cuisine. Located at 211 25th St.,...

When the server places a thick white ceramic plate on the table, it’s all but spilling over with a pile of spaghetti. The noodles, and the two racquetball size meatballs astride them, are so drenched in viscous, red marinara sauce, only a dusting of parmesan crumbles lends contrast. Call in Lady and the Tramp, because we’re dealing with a textbook...