If you're in the mood for Italian food in the state of Wisconsin, you might want to stop by one of the following restaurants. The website OpenTable has a list of the best Italian restaurants in the state. Here's what some of them are. 1. Sorella in Milwaukee, WI. This restaurant offers great outdoor dining and has a stellar 4.8 out of 5-star rating...

Petra Orlowski’s passion for pasta led her to open Semolina MKE. This love for pasta started with her Italian grandmother's Sunday dinners, where the entire family gathered and made pasta. Petra says that “pasta is a way of life for us.” A picture of Petra’s grandmother hangs in the front of her Bay View store, and Petra feels as though she is watc...

The 43rd annual Roma Lodge Italian Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, July 29-31, on the Roma Lodge grounds, 7130 Spring St. Food will include meatball, beef and sausage Italian sandwiches, pizza, mostaccioli, tomato salad, fried snacks, corn-on-the-cob, bakery, fried dough, cannoli and other foods prepared by the Roma Lodge and Vittoria...

If you're looking for a fine glass of wine to go with your Italian food in Door County, Wine Spectator says Vino! Vino! is the place to go. The international wine magazine named Vino! Vino!, a Northern Italian-themed tapas restaurant and wine bar at Stone's Throw Winery, for a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for a 10th straight year. The award w...

It’s been over four years since guests had their last taste of the Sicilian dishes from longtime Milwaukee restaurant, Giovanni’s. But all of that will change this fall when Safina, a new casual Italian concept comes to the historic building at 785 N. Jefferson St. Safina, which could open as soon as mid-October, will be operated by its namesake, t...

A version of Giovanni's restaurant is coming back to Milwaukee in a more casual establishment that still is centered on family recipes by the Safina family. The restaurant, named Safina's, will be run by three brothers, Giuseppe (Joe), David and Sal Safina. Their father, Giovanni Safina, will also be a part of the venture, pounding and cutting veal...

The Florentine Opera Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the 6th oldest grand opera company in the United States. Founded in 1933, the group was called the Italian Opera Chorus under the direction of John David Anello Sr. and later he explained that changing the name was to honor the birthplace of opera as we know it. Saying that the craft originate...

It’s always good newswhenwe pick up another high-quality Italian restaurant. Luigi’sItalian Grill (https://www.facebook.com/Luigis-Italian-Grill101609172474780) opened recently justsouth of U.S. 72 offNance Rd. in eastern Madison. As hidden gemsfrequently do, Luigi’ssits behind an unassuming shopping center facade (thoughword-of-mouth for Luigi’s o...

Pizza, pasta, bombers…oh my!  With so many Italian restaurants around the Kenosha area, it can be a saucy decision to make when the pizza and pasta cravings hit.  Here’s a quick list to make lunch and dinner decisions a bit easier when you decide that Italian food is on the menu! Casa Capri – Since 1954, Casa Capri has been cranking out Italian spe...

I’m someone who loves to dine alone and have learned what kind of restaurants are best for that. Tenuta’s Italian Restaurant (at 2995 S. Clement Ave.) is one of them. I’ve been here many times now and every time I meet someone even friendlier than the last. This night I was not alone, but quickly made friends at the bar while I was waiting for my c...