A new bakery moving into the Grand Canal Shoppes imports an appropriately Italian-inspired sweet and savory menu to the Venetian’s casual dining scene. New York’s Zeppola Italian Bakery replaces an unnamed, empty bakery space, taking advantage of the original occupant’s construction overhaul. French bakery Paris Baguette on the resort’s replica of...

When you heard that the chef behind Esther’s Kitchen in the Arts District and Ada’s at Tivoli Village was opening an even bigger Italian restaurant at Tivoli, you knew it was going to be good. But you didn’t know James Trees was going to team up with the LEV Restaurant Group—the company behind a diverse slate of local restaurants and bars including...

Originally formed 60 years ago, the Italian American Club of Las Vegas had evolved quite a bit through the decades. It was once a private social club for men only, eventually taking the big step of purchasing its current property on Sahara Avenue near Eastern Avenue and building a new headquarters, then expanding into a restaurant and lounge that w...

In a desolate valley outside Eureka, Nevada, lies the common grave where five Italian charcoal burners were shot dead in 1879 by a sheriff’s posse while striking for better wages on the burgeoning mining frontier. Their names were Giovanni Pedroni, Marcellus Locatelli, Teodoro Zesta, Pompeo Pattini, Antonio Canonica. Yet, for well over a century, t...

Sixth + Mill Ristorante, Pizzeria and Bar is being replaced with a new Italian restaurant, which will launch next month. The space that houses the casual pizza and pasta spot in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian soon will be home to BRERA Osteria. The new restaurant, set to open in mid-February, promises “a personalized interpretation of Ital...

When Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar announced it was reopening after a two-month shutdown, the phones rang off the hook with people who wanted a reservation. The restaurant’s popular Taste and Learn series, where diners get a four-course dinner paired with five wines sold out. Gino Ferraro, the patriarch of the family and owner of the rest...

While you were at home during quarantine, so was Giada De Laurentiis, filming Giada at Home 2.0, a pandemic-inspired offshoot of her popular Food Network program. Maybe you tuned in and saw her cooking some delicious Italian food or baked goods and thought, “Man, I’d like to try some of that.” Well, at Pronto by Giada, you can dig into several of h...

About six weeks ago, Reno welcomed a new Italian restaurant to its Lakeside neighborhood. Tucked into a shopping center at 6135 Lakeside Drive, #138, the eatery boasts a simple menu of pastas, sauces, soups, salads and desserts. I know we all like to use the word authentic when describing international cuisine, but the word truly fits at Past…

Along with iconic architecture and replicas of famous structures in Venice, Italy, the newly Venetian in 1999 also introduced a facsimile of one of the Italian city’s most famous attractions—its gondolas. The Las Vegas version was a motorized version which wound its way throughout a number of indoor and outdoor water routes around The Venetian and...

There’s no sign out front yet, and the interior artwork hasn’t arrived. Nonetheless, with little fanfare, chef James Trees quietly opened his new Tivoli Village restaurant Al Solito Posto to the public Wednesday night. An official grand opening is set for Jan. 22, but Wednesday was the “soft opening” for the restaurant — which is traditionally a ti...