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Celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s love of Italy is readily apparent at his Caesars Palace restaurant, Amalfi by Bobby Flay. There’s ambience to spare, from the seaside-resort feel of the décor to the display of fresh fish offered on any particular day. You can select the exact fish you want, whether grilled whole or filleted and served with your choice o...

When: From Wed, Sep 21, 2022, 4:00 PM to Sun, Sep 25, 2022, 11:00 PM PDT - Where: M Resort • Spa • Casino, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Henderson, NV 89044 The biggest Italian and International food festival in the Las Vegas Valley. PLUS Amusement Rides & Games, Live Music, Arts & Crafts Vendors + more. Fun for the whole family! Amission tickets are goo...

“We’re doing Italian a little differently, focusing on aperitivo culture and well-prepared, wood-grilled flavors, while keeping pastas and pizzas close to our hearts.” So says chef Shawn McClain of the mission at highly anticipated Balla Italian Soul, which debuts Sept. 30 at Sahara Las Vegas. The James Beard Award winner is opening the restaurant...

The residents of Canyon Gate Apartments in Golden know when Antonette (Toni) Velardi is cooking. The scents of garlic and oregano float down the halls as she whips up whatever Italian recipe is on the table for the day — be it pizza, pasta or something involving eggplant. Lucky for her neighbors, Velardi always shares. She treasures them and consis...

If you ever see Tony Curcuru rolling by, you should probably follow him. Once you catch up to The Tony Cannoli cart — it’s time to order. And yes, Tony is his real name. "Tony Cannoli has a nice ring to it," he said. So, the Cannoli part is made-up — but everything else about Tony Curcuru is authentic. Originally from Illinois, he said good food an...

I LOVE Italian food, but as I get older, my capacity to eat it has lessened. So, when I made plans to dine out in Snoqualmie, I prepped for it. Last week a friend and I made plans to go out to eat in the Valley. We considered all our favorites, then realized it had been a while since we’d been to Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano. We decided to go aga...

Does your next dinner party require a Pecorino Romano or a Moliterno al Tartufo? Maybe you’re low on charcuterie, perhaps salami or prosciutto? How about a full-bodied Barolo, Barbaresco or Brunello to accompany your homemade pasta? Any of these items, along with thousands of other products, are available by perusing the jam-packed shelves and deli...

Festa Italiana SLC of Salt Lake City, hosted by the Italian-American Civic League, returns to The Gateway Saturday and Sunday, September 17th and 18th. From the organizers: “Every September, we welcome you and your entire family to enjoy the surroundings of beautiful downtown Salt Lake City while exploring the culture, entertainment and culinary di...

Joey and Cristina Maggiore, the husband-and-wife team who own the Maggiore Group, plan to open two new restaurants Italian restaurant to metro Phoenix. The group is behind the popular brunch spot, Hash Kitchen with its build-your-own bloody Mary bar, The Sicilian Butcher, The Sicilian Baker with its create-your-own cannoli counter and The Mexicano,...

The award-winning Phoenix chef behind the acclaimed Pizzeria Bianco and Tratto restaurants will be featured in the next season of “Chef’s Table” on Netflix. Chris Bianco will be the main attraction for one of six episodes of “Chef’s Table: Pizza,” which the streaming giant will release on Sept. 7. “Chris Bianco changed pizza in America forever,” Ne...

Rocco Pezzano and his son, Marco, combine food, family, traditional flavors and modern culinary creations with Sfizio, a scratch-kitchen restaurant with an authentic, Italian focused menu. Rocco was born and raised in southern Italy. At 18, he got his first job working at a bakery and then a pizza place, where he fell in love with the food. Then, a...

A second location of the popular Central Avenue restaurant Forno 301 is now open in south Scottsdale. Initially, the restaurant was called Eat Slice, a drive-thru pizza concept that owner Luca Gagliano launched in 2020. However, he recently evolved the space, bringing the Forno 301 menu and concept to the East Valley. "I didn't enjoy the Eat Slice...