By Arren Kimbel-Sannit Press Italian Street Food owner T.J. Coffey may not be Italian, but he says the food his truck serves is Italy's traditional street fare — with a personal, in his case, American twist.   He was inspired to start the truck by his love for Italian cuisine, and after cutting his teeth at restaurants including the now-clo...

Rita's Italian Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 outlets in 20 states, has opened its newest outlet in Santa Monica at 2307 Main Street.   The new Rita's Italian Ice is the fifth outlet open in California for the popular brand and is owned and operated by local residents and franchisees Hannah and Young Ko. The...

  WTI Magazine #26    2014 Apr, 18Author : Gambero Rosso      Translation by:   Peel turnip peeling off the large leaves and discarding those that are too hard and wasted. Cut the tough part of the stems and peel the part that remains. Wash them several times under running water and boil them in salted water. Drain some more "al dente" and when...

  WTI Magazine #46    2014 October, 29Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   The Pan dei Morti are traditional Italian cookies prepared for the Day of Dead (Commemorazione dei Defunti) celebrated on November 2nd, the day following All Saint's Day (Ognissanti). On these two holy days Italians honor the souls of deceased relativ...

The Academy Awards are Hollywood's biggest celebration of the year and so, to celebrate, avid movie fan, food blogger and Tuckahoe resident Annette Zito has segued from the traditional Oscar party she usually throws at home to an extravaganza complete with a red carpet. Her first annual "Red Carpet Celebration of the Oscars," to be held at the Wes...

by Chris Flora   Italian food fans now have another option on Tucson's north side. Bianchi's Italian, with its 35-year presence in the Old Pueblo, recently opened a second location in Marana near Dove Mountain.    Owner Vince Bianchi, who took over the restaurant for his parents Randy and Nancy in 2002, opened up the new spo...

by Vincenzo Chierchia   Italian gelato once again serves as a role model in the world. Yesterday came the official announcement: the multinational group Unilever has chosen to invest in a company that in the past years has emerged for quality, innovation and strategy. Yes, it's Grom, an Italian gelato maker that has risen to success tha...

by Maureen Daye   Linda Schiano, who teaches Italian at the Manalapan Englishtown Middle School, enthusiastically shared her knowledge about how to create and cook pasta with more than 100 eighth-graders on a recent day at the school.   Some 10 years ago when Schiano began teaching at MEMS, she came up with the idea of having an annua...

By Sarah Platanitis   Meet Steve DiFillippo, restaurateur and owner of Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse in Boston and Patriot Place in Foxborough. He's been in the restaurant industry for 30 years, was inducted into the Massachusetts Restaurant Hall of Fame in 2008 and awarded Restaurateur of the Year in 2014. Want to know a more about hi...

by Linda Bladholm   Soon, the stretch of Giralda Avenue in Coral Gables known as restaurant row will be converted into Giralda Plaza, a pedestrian-friendly streetscape with pavers and mature palms. One place you will want to go before, during and after the project is Amore Gelato Art Caffe.   The white-on-white spot was formerly Pete'...