Eataly New York is joining the ranks of gourmet retailers offering store tours and cooking classes for children. "Our goal is to inspire this love and understanding of high-quality food, so we have introduced two new ways to get your kids as excited about the kitchen as we are," says the Eataly website. Passport to Eataly is a one-hour store tour...

Most hamlets with a population of less than 4,500 could only dream of Armonk's foodie cred. It's a newly(ish) bloomed dining out destination that includes worthy stops such as Amore Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen, Fortina, Restaurant North, Marc Charles Steakhouse, Beehive, and Moderne Barn.   The latest addition is Zero Otto Nove (089 in It...

by Frank Cohen   Are well-established pizzerias from outside New Haven coming to the Elm City to prove themselves or to enjoy even greater "street cred" among kindred souls? We can't be certain.   Some of it might even be push back against the expansion of the Frank Pepe brand. But with the opening of Colony Grill in Milford, Tarry Lo...

by Bill Armendariz   Luna Rossa Winery is bringing a taste of the old world to the new world. Based on the popularity of last year's Pizza Night, Sylvia D'Andrea is firing up the winery's brick oven and flavoring her Italian pies with pecan wood. "We want to bring back our Pizza Night every other Tuesday, beginning April 7," said D'Andr...

Are you in the mood for Italian food? Well, here's a great reason to indulge your craving for pasta. The Association for Developmentally Disabled of Woodford County is hosting their 8th Annual Italian Feast fundraiser this weekend. Here with more about this tasty fundraiser is Jonathan Gaurke‚Äč,Director of Administrative Services.   If you wo...

by Dan Myers   Bettolino Kitchen has opened in Redondo Beach with Michelin-starred chef Fabio Ugoletti, who moved to the United States from Italy to open the restaurant, at the helm. The restaurant is under the same ownership as the popular Gaetano's Restaurant, and the 65-seat plan offers tables, booths, and communal seating.   The k...

by Meredith Bethune   Gaitherburg gets a new pizza place with the opening of Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana. Chef and owner Tony Conte, formerly of Jean Georges in New York and the Oval Room, will fire up the wood-burning oven tonight. Although Conte is well-known for his high-end cooking, he got his start making pizza in his hometown of...

By Brion O'Connor   A Mano Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria is chef Antonio Bettencourt's latest vision for an authentic Italian eatery on the North Shore. This past fall, the Peabody native transformed his popular 62 Restaurant in the same Salem location on Wharf Street.   "62 was always viewed as an expensive restaurant reserved for s...

To enter Basso you descend a broad, curving stairwell into a cavernous basement. Gas lamps flicker along the wall, casting long, dancing shadows on the diners seated in the booths beneath them. Is it 1897? No. The massive bar at the center of the dining room is a wholly modern creation, with sleek liquor bottles and a distinctive tap handle for eac...

Chicago's River North neighborhood is importing two popular New York food meccas: Danny Meyer's Shake Shack and Mario Batali's Eataly.   Shake Shack is rumored to be taking over the shuttered Harley-Davidson store at 66 E. Ohio Street. A representative for the motorcycle brand confirmed to Crain's Chicago last November that their lease was n...