All posts tagged "Italian"

  • Top 5 Italian Red Sauce Joints in Chicago

    In honor of today being “Italian Village Day” in Chicago, I thought it only appropriate to delve into some of the city’s best red sauce...

  • Neapolitan Pizza For Beginners

    I was feeling inspired this weekend, due in part to two factors. One, I had read the New York Times’ Dining section last Wednesday, which...

  • “Forte e Gentile” Amaro Dinner

      Letizia’s Fiore is hosting its first amaro dinner, with five courses of regional Italian cuisine paired with cocktails featuring amaro, the Italian liqueur that...

  • Top 5 Delis/Stores To Shop/Eat

    My biggest problem when shopping for ethnic food is that I’m constantly craving something to eat. Just perusing the aisles of lemongrass, or roasted peppers...

  • Incanto

    Offal is the name of the game here, as Chef Chris Cosentino (master of social media) cooks all manner of animal in the nose-to-tail tradition...

  • Delfina

    I sat next to Craig Stoll on a plane once, coming back from the Food & Wine Classic at Aspen. He had just been named...

  • Meatballs at Ripasso

      Theo Gilbert has certainly paid his dues in the eyes of Italian nonnas and sous chefs everywhere. He’s logged time at nearly every station...

  • Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare

    Milwaukee-born, Italian-trained, Chicago-experienced and now Vegas established Paul Bartolotta has created one of the most enduring restaurants in Vegas – located at The Wynn –...

  • Gjelina

    The romantic Venice eatery is open 9 a.m. until midnight, and worth repeat visits for superb Italian/Mediterranean food at every meal of the day. If...

  • Eataly

    The lovechild of Mario Batali, Joe and Lydia Bastianich. This market/store/restaurant/cafe space is massive, and has to be seen to be believed. You could pop...

  • Street Italian Market Festival

    The Experience For one weekend each May, 9th Street – in the heart of South Philadelphia – closes down traffic and a huge, multi-block festival...