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Man, sometimes you just need a slice of pizza. Am I right? Head to Nunzio’s Pizzeria and try the restaurant’s new house-made dough, prepared with aged sourdough for a crispy crunch. The sauce has also recently been upgraded, made in-house with fresh San Marzano tomatoes. Order Nunzio’s classic pies like meatball and ricotta, spinach and ricotta, or...

A new Italian restaurant opening in September anchors a 21,000-square-foot resort hall in Southern Highlands’ Tuscan Highlands apartment community. Becca’s Restaurant & Lounge plans to serve homemade dishes with vegetarian and Keto options. The 9,500-square-foot restaurant features a patio with water and fire elements and an imported wine cart from...

Tuesday September 1 at pm Pacific via Zoom. Register Here. Zoom link will be provided to attendees on Sunday. We have the rare privilege to host Anita Sanseverino from the East Coast this month to share the fascinating history of Naples. For Anita's full background, click here: Anita Sanseverino's Bio. Her presentation will focus on the illustrious...

When the Sicilian Butcher opened in December at Chandler Fashion Center, owner Joey Maggiore was intent on bringing to the East Valley the same Italian cuisine that brought plaudits to his original restaurant in Phoenix near north Scottsdale.  But then the pandemic struck the restaurant industry and the Sicilian Butcher is still serving up its craf...

My family started arriving in Portland from southern Italy in 1951, and established roots in the southeast area of the city. My Italian family felt that aside from the sunny weather they were used to south of Naples, the terrain and the things they enjoyed doing (gardening, fishing, mushroom hunting for porcini, & making wine) were just as vibrant...

There are tons of hidden gems all over the city, but one place that is often overlooked is the eateries inside the Amazon Spheres. Willmott's Ghost in Seattle is an Italian hot spot that sits inside the greenhouse-like structure. It has yummy food, drinks, and an even better ambiance. Willmott's Ghost is an Italian eatery that focuses on cuisine co...

Italians who arrive in the United States and end up starting restaurants are a dime a dozen. But every once in a while, the journey taken by one Italian family is so memorable that it becomes the stuff of legends. Such is the case with Commellini Estate in northwest Spokane, Wash., which opened as Commellini’s Restaurant in 1941 on a 140-acre forme...

The busiest chef in Las Vegas adds another cuisine to his ever-growing collection of restaurants when he starts serving pizza out of one of his restaurants on August 6. Marc Marrone, who has Graffiti Bao with Chinese-influenced dishes in the southwest, plans to launch Gemma’s Gemmas with square pizzas for takeout and delivery out of the restaurant....

One of the open secrets about eating in Italy is this: The food in the touristed cities often isn’t great. If you’re walking Centro Storico in Rome and pick a dinner spot at random, chances are it’s going to be underwhelming, even if you have a hard time admitting it to yourself. Or underwhelming relative to the top-end places to eat in the city an...

Located at 16580 N 92nd Street in Scottsdale, the new location will feature a large main dining area, an outdoor patio with views of McDowell Mountains and an inviting bar that flows from the inside to outside with adjustable garage doors. The restaurant will be open for lunch, happy hour and dinner seven days a week, serving the same delicious Ita...

For a taste of classic Italy, Mercato della Pescheria has you covered. The restaurant, inspired by Italy’s coastal fishing villages, features glass and marble-topped shop counters surrounding prep areas, a long, marble-topped bar, and a wall of wine, creating a charming dining area. Start with a Negroni Sbagliato, a take on the classic Negroni, wit...

That weekend bucket-list flight to New Orleans for a muffuletta fix at the famed Central Grocery is on hold indefinitely. An alternative: Sebastiano’s, a self-described Sicilian-inspired deli “through a Pacific Northwest lens,” which opened in the Montavilla neighborhood on June 2, serving muffulettas with hand-stretched mozzarella on house-made fe...