Step through the doors of Alla Vita, and the whole room feels like it could float in the breeze. The restaurant’s titanic windows flood the space with light, while delicate pieces of linen run in waves across the ceiling, flapping back and forth. A large wooden pergola runs along one side, with plants winding up and around, like you’re strolling th...

There’s absolutely no denying that we’re cheese obsessives here at Delish—we have thousands of melty, gooey cheese-focused recipes to prove it. While we love ALL cheese, in this grand world of dairy products, there is no question that Italy produces some of the best there is. Centuries of cheesemaking expertise and traditions passed down through ge...

You wouldn’t expect to find an authentic taste of Italy in a generic mixed-use development in the busy Bridge Road area of North Suffolk. But there’s nothing generic about Amedeo’s Ristorante, which has seen a steady uptick in patrons since it opened in late spring in the Bridgeport development — a mix of businesses and apartments. Amedeo’s is a tr...

Meaning little rags, stracciatella is the name for three different Italian foods: soup, cheese, and gelato – the only thing they have in common is their name.  Stracciatella soup Stracciatella soup originated centuries ago in Rome. Back in the day, people bought large quantities of meat to make their Christmas broth, and would always have a substan...

Pasquale’s Pizza & Pub, 558 W. Schrock Road, has been one of Westerville’s authentic Italian connections for the past 32 years. Owners Jim and Sylvia (Vitullo) Francisco own and operate the restaurant, taking special pride in offering recipes that have been enjoyed by their respective families for generations, according to the business' website: pa...

By the end of 2021, the export sales of Italian food and beverage are expected to reach and surpass the 50 billion euros threshold. “In the last ten years Italy’s F&B exports have increased by +92%,” said Ivano Vacondio, president of Federalimentare (the Italian association of food industries), during the Made in Italy Summit 2021. However, there a...

Louie Vangel, a grandson of the late Charlie Gitto Sr. who ran his grandfather's famed Charlie Gitto’s Downtown restaurant for the last decade, is opening up an Italian restaurant under his own name that will carry on the family tradition. Vangel has signed a lease for 5,618 square feet of restaurant space in the Bennett Hills Shopping Center at...

When you think of Italian food, you likely think of pasta and pizza. But Italian breads are also an important part of Italian cuisine. There are over 350 types of Italian bread to devour so let’s dive into carb Heaven! Each region of Italy produces its own unique types of Italian bread. Liguria and Puglia are famous for their focaccia, Basilicata i...

A large, black and white portrait of Nonna Bianca standing with her family greets guests in the entryway of this historic Modenese restaurant Trattoria Bianca. Sporting a white apron and pleasant demeanor, she showcases some of the territory’s classic specialties: a flask of Lambrusco, a leg of prosciutto crudo, and whole hens displayed neatly on t...

French appetites may be changing when it comes to soft cheese, with Italian mozzarella outselling camembert for the first time. The Made in Italy dairy product has ousted the typical Normandy cheese as the best-selling in France, reports Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. Mozzarella upseated camembert, France's long-undisputed king of cheese, a...