A local family is taking over a longstanding Reno bakery and transforming it into an authentic Italian café experience. On Friday, the Iturriaga family will open Dolce Caffe in the place of Franz's Backstube Austrian Bakery at 3882 Mayberry Drive in Reno, NV, which the family acquired earlier this month.  The Iturriaga team includes father Claudio,...

For as long as Las Vegas has been a major tourism attraction, the city has been closely linked with Italian cuisine, and having one or more Italian restaurants has pretty much ben a pre-requisite for any resort here. But as tourism quickly rebounds for Las Vegas - one of the places hit hardest by COVID - it’s worth noting that recently the Italian...

At Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca, a lovely Italian restaurant in Henderson at Green Valley Ranch, it is a matter of pride how fresh everything is. The Tuscan menu includes plenty of seasonal items that will satisfy you, from stuffed zucchini flowers with lemon ricotta on the appetizer menu to fruit with maple and coconut cream on the brunch menu. A fe...

Michael Carbonaro is a man of many talents but today he talked about his take over in Las Vegas at the Penn & Teller theater, where will be headlining his show, “Lies on Stage.” “Penn & Teller” is one of the longest running shows in Las Vegas and the two handed over the keys to Michael as they head to Australia for a few weeks. They have never hand...

An icon by any name, 37-year-old Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar recently changed its name to the simple and succinct Ferraro’s Ristorante. The transition aligns with the family-run business’ goal to maintain and refresh its legacy in Las Vegas. The other notable change is a similar return to form: Mimmo Ferraro is back in the kitchen as ex...

With travel prices running high this summer, Las Vegas Valley diners need look no further than Gaetano’s Ristorante at 10271 S. Eastern Ave. to enjoy an authentic Italian dining experience only a few miles from home. Now, that experience can be even more memorable with a new Gaetano’s menu, launching June 1, which includes plenty of inspiration fro...

Eataly is my Target. I go to the Italian food marketplace at Park MGM to pick up a slab of Roman pizza for lunch or a bottle of olive oil to take home, and end up spending much more time and money there eating and shopping. And it’s fine; Target doesn’t have Negronis. The various food counters in the central Cucina del Mercato portion of the comple...

After 24 hours of flights and bus rides, Cohorts 10 and 11 of the Lee Business School’s Global Entrepreneurship Program finally stepped foot into Reggio Emilia, a beautiful city in northern Italy. The two days of visiting varying local businesses and roaming the streets in search of the perfect pizza were topped off with surreal blue skies and the...

Mama is taking Las Vegas. That would be Mama DePandi and her bucatini pomodoro. The dish has been a mainstay of RPM Italian since the first RPM restaurant opened in Chicago a decade ago. Monday, celebri .......We hope you appreciate our content. Subscribe today to continue reading this story, and all of our stories.

Next Wednesday, Las Vegas’ burgeoning Italian restaurant scene will grow again as upscale Toscana Ristorante & Bar opens its doors. Located in bustling Eataly, the enormous food and drink marketplace in Park MGM, the establishment will focus on a namesake Italian region — Tuscany — one that’s a favorite of many diners and travelers. Surrounded by d...