Chef/CEO Steve DiFillippo is the consummate restaurateur. With his award-winning Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse brand firmly established in Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, Chestnut Hill, Lynnfield, and Foxborough—with Manhattan opening October 2013—DiFillippo has tackled the modern Italian restaurant.   Now he shares his successful busin...

The countdown for the Holy Cross Church Christmas Bake Sale has begun. "We've just completed our first phase of making struffoli," Ellie Vallante Panichas, a spokesperson for the Holy Cross Church Women's Guild, announced. "We're working to have our largest selection ever of holiday cookies and confections."   Although the bake sale is...

Roberto Cavalli was never known for being subtle. His bold prints and exotic designs made statements in the fashion world, so we're not expecting any less of his soon-opening Cavalli Miami. For New Year's Eve, the upscale Italian restaurant and lounge is hosting an extravagant dinner and party, with special packaged prices for the stylish cele...

"Italian food is comfort food. It tastes good. I could eat it seven days a week!". Ben Sanford, manager and co-owner with chef Joe Egitto, of Cugino's Italian Specialties in Pennington, loves what he does. "I just like the idea of food. I've been in the food industry for 14 years, and we are very enthusiastic about Cugino's."   The Ital...

  The Italian produce industry will soon be promoting a pear that is "virtually unknown" to U.S. consumers in an event at high-end New York retail outlet and cooking school Eataly.     A release from the country's Centro Servizi Ortofrutticoli (CSO) said the event will take place on Nov. 13 thanks to the support of interprofess...

by Olee Fowler   Many cities have sprawling Italian markets. Miami hasn't been one of them. But that'll be changing when Made In Italy Gourmet opens its doors in Wynwood on Monday, January 26 at 10 N.E. 27 Street.   Part market, part restaurant and part wine store, the space is an ode to all things Italian. In the front it features a...

The team at Parm has a lot more elbow room at its new uptown outpost. The Columbus Avenue spot serves all the classic Italian sandwiches and platters its Mulberry Street location is known for, but has room for 100 guests, more than twice as many as the original. The space not only allows for more diners, but also a bigger menu.   “There’s a...

by Bill Smith I'm pretty sure that for the most part, native Portlanders like Italian sandwiches more than people who move here do. That's a shame; I invite newcomers to reconsider. Let's be clear. A real Maine Italian starts with a pillow-soft roll split down the middle.   On one side is a layer of deli ham; on the other, a strip of w...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   A tasty, healthy and easy recipe to prepare for family meal. I suggest that you enjoy it as a main course accompanied by mash potatoes or steamed rice. I learned this appetizing recipe when I visited beautiful Rome this summer. A wonderful cook and fr...

By Andrew Metcalf Facci Turf Valley is the first of four restaurants to open at the new shopping center anchored by Harris Teeter in the northwest corner of Ellicott City. It's the second restaurant of the same name opened by owner Gino Palma, 37, a Columbia resident, who came to America from Naples, Italy in 1996. The first Facci opened in Fulto...