All the talk about how dining out has become more casual obviously ignores the fact that the overwhelming majority of restaurants are casual, not least -- and especially in New York -- the venerable Italian trattorias, distinct from high-end Italian ristoranti with Frette linens and Ginori china.   At the former, they perfected long ago the...

  WTI Magazine #28    2014 May, 1Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   There is a large portion of the territory of Mantua, the one between the left bank of the Mincio and the province of Verona, from Roverbella to Ostiglia, which is characterized by large expanses of land crossed by irrigation canals.    

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   Cotechino (Italian fresh pork sausage) in puff pastry is a tasty and appetizing idea to enjoy the traditional cotechino and lentils during the Christmas holidays, and particularly at New Year's Eve. According to the tradition, it seems that this dish...

Giorgio Armani, in his latest collection Privé, has been inspired by bamboo, delicate plant and robust at the same time. Etro has interpreted the motto "We are what we eat" using pasta and raw seafood shapes on its beautiful prints. And maison Gattinoni has dedicated an entire haute couture collection to food. These are some of the 160 fashion cre...

The legend of South Philly's Triangle Tavern at 10th & Reed looms large.   Images of Dusty Gale taking out his teeth to sing Italian songs or his drummer Tony Dell unbuttoning his short-sleeved shirt, sliding a headband over his ultra-black toupee and strumming a washboard guitar while screaming "Born in the USA" at the top of his lungs...

by Jacqueline Cain   Ciro Maione, the owner and proprietor of Domenic's Italian Bakery & Deli in Waltham for 36 years, has a new project in the works. Domenic's Forno is looking to open up at 75-115 Binney St. near Kendall Square in East Cambridge, the newest licensing hearing agenda reveals. Maione said via email that he "look[s] f...

By Scott Cronick   More than four years have passed since the Golden Nugget's transformation in Atlantic City and a slew of Landry's-owned restaurants, including Grotto, debuted here. And while the other Nugget restaurants — Chart House, Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse, Lillie's Asian Cuisine and Michael Patrick's Brasserie — all impress...

The province of Catanzaro is one of the four provinces in the region of Calabria in southern Italy. Catanzaro occupies both sides of the Calabrian Apennines and in the central part of the province is the isthmus of Catanzaro, a long narrow valley connecting the north and south parts of the coastline that feature beautiful white sandy beaches. &nbs...

by Richard Hosford   Nick Varano, owner of Strega, Strega Waterfront, and Nico Ristorante in the Boston area is opening a new high-end Italian steakhouse in Woburn where he wants "everyone to feel like a celebrity." Nick Varano, a well-known entrepreneur and restaurant owner, will be opening the doors to his newest installment in Woburn nex...

All the boys and girls of Chicago must have been very good this year, because Monday marks the opening of one of the greatest concepts ever brought to the foodie world: a Nutella bar.   The bar is located inside of Mario Batali's 63,000 square foot new Eataly, which is 30% bigger than the New York location.   Read more   Source...