All posts tagged "Italian"

  • The 31 Essential Italian Beef Joints in Chicago(land)

    When you attempt to assemble the ultimate Italian beef roundup, and you announce each stop along the way via Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, you get...

  • What’s an Italian Beef?

    At the risk of becoming persona non grata at both Vienna Beef headquarters as well as every Giordano’s in the state, I’m going to just...

  • Bocca di Lupo

    I don’t usually get excited about Italian food in London, but Bocca is in such a great neighborhood, near several Tube stops (Leicester Square is...

  • The Purple Pig

    Jimmy Bannos, Jr. has restaurants in his blood. His father launched Heaven on Seven, where the young Bannos grew up, then he trained in New...

  • Coppa

    Coppa serves up a unique take on Italian cuisine with its local, seasonal ingredients and inventive menu. Acclaimed chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette have...

  • Sportello

    Sportello serves up a  sleek, modern take on the classic Italian dinner with its fresh, trattoria-inspired dishes designed by award-winning chef Barbara Lynch. One of...

  • Frankies Spuntino

    Old friends Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli reunited in 2003 to open Frankies Spuntino, an unassuming Italian joint with locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Great for...

  • A Night of Neapolitan Pizza

    Eataly and Spacca Napoli will be serving up Neapolitan-style pies for a special, one-night-only menu. Call it an Italian response to way too much Corona...

  • Tilia

    Tilia is the kind of restaurant you want to eat in as much as possible, because so much of the menu sounds delicious, and there’s...

  • Neapolitan Pizza at Panino’s Pizzaiolo

    Neapolitan pizzas have been taking over Chicago recently, kind of like Middle Eastern falafel joints, fried chicken shacks and BBQ houses. But the best of...

  • Beer of the Week: AMA Bruna

    It seems like we’ve been talking a lot about the Brooklyn Brewery lately. They’ve got their big MASH event coming to town in a week...