An authentic Italian deli should not be out of the ordinary in North Beach, or even in San Francisco in general, with its local fervor for wood-oven fired pizzas and burratas. But it is. There are rare delights at the Italian Homemade Company that could make even the most settled San Francisco residents feel like tourists in Little Italy. Inside,...

Di Paolo's Italian restaurant began life as an authentic Italian deli located in the heart of Penns Grove. Fast forward more than 40 years, and the business has grown into a shining example of fine Italian cuisine and is known as one of New Jersey's best kept secrets.   Upon stepping into Di Paolo's, you are immediately transported back to o...

Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana is opening a location in Glendale's Citadelle Plaza this month.The critically acclaimed pizza restaurant is set to open in a 6,500-square-foot space that was formally occupied by Tutti Santi by Nina, just south of Loop101 on 59th Avenue.   A wood-fired brick oven, crafted in Naples, Italy, was shipped overseas for th...

CiboDivino Marketplace and Caffe, Daniele and Christina Puleo's Italian market-deli-bar, is finally taking shape at Sylvan Thirty (say CHEE-bo da-VEEN-o). And Daniele is promising it will be open by April 1, just in time to take advantage of spring weather on the spacious patio.   What is CiboDivino exactly? A mini-marketplace that encompass...

"Botte piccola fa buon vino," or "big things come in small packages," is precisely the colloquialism one could use to describe Bella Verona, a quaint but highly regarded treasure in the vivacious, historic, downtown Salem. Slightly dwarfed by the large Hawthorne Hotel located across the street, Bella Verona certainly stands out, however, to patrons...

May 29, 2015 - Friday 2:00 PMSur La Table - 2224 Union Street - San Francisco, California 94123 We all love Italian food and in this class we'll take the opportunity to help you master some delicious authentic dishes from southern Italy. Our chef instructor will show students how to take advantage of traditional Sicilian ingredients...

by Elisa Ung   Trucks thunder down Carlstadt's Washington Avenue on their way to the warehouses dotting the industrial area. On one side of the enormous thoroughfare: an adult boutique called Naughty and a Sunoco gas station. On the other: the Italian restaurant Gianna's.   Its unlikely location belies the many reasons to come to this...

A new casual restaurant offering authentic homemade Italian cuisine has set up shop in Mayfaire. Billing itself as fast yet fresh, Positalia Italian Eatery opened last week at 6800 Parker Farm Drive, in the new Dick's Sporting Goods shopping center.   The family owned and operated dining establishment is the first venture of its kind for Ra...

By Christina Raney   Saverino's Italian Deli & Market, located just outside of historic Downtown Redlands, is the place to go for good and reasonably priced Italian food in the Inland Empire. Saverino's offers a variety of dishes that include: cold and hot sandwiches, pasta dishes, salads, soups, and desserts.   You can also...

by Julia Della Croce   Every Italian region has its harvest rituals that make quick and tasty use of the foods of the season. Umbria, lush land of endless vineyards and porky delights, makes salsicce all'uva, pan-roasted sausages and grapes, a dish that joins two of their gastronomical obsessions. Locals conjecture that it originated during...