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An Italian cafe/restaurant called Fiore is on the way to the former Kanella South space in Queen Village. Ed Crochet and Justine MacNeil, two pedigreed chefs last in New York, have signed a lease for 757 S. Front St., which last was Kanella South after a brief spell as Village Belle, which followed a decades-long run as Frederick's. (Kanella's Kons...

Giosetta Capriati, Presidente Onorario AmCham a New York e Presidente di GIOSETTA CONSULTANTS INC., societa’ specializzata da anni in progetti di alto livello fra Italia e Stati Uniti e non solo, ha deciso anni fa di portare la ristorazione italiana nelle grandi sedi istituzionali del mondo e ha iniziato con il PALAZZO DI VETRO a New York nel 1995...

You can expect certain qualities at Med Lahlou’s Lupo restaurants. Stylish spaces are a given, whether at the 14th Street flagship, Lupo Verde; Lupo Marino at the Wharf; or this Palisades osteria. The last of these, which includes a cafe and market, is in an intimate converted house. Another plus: cocktails designed by local amaro maker Francesco A...

If you live in southern New Jersey you know that we are all very lucky to have countless restaurants which are BYOB—and many of them are incredibly good. We are also lucky to have the lion’s share of the state’s 49 wineries in the vicinity. On Saturday (National Pumpkin Day) my wife, Carol, and I celebrated this fortuitous intersection of food and...

When a customer calls to make a reservation at Nanni Ristorante in Rochelle Park, that reservation is penned down in a thick book that rests on a podium near the entrance. When they arrive, a valet greets them in the parking lot. A sign on the door declares "Proper Attire Required." Once inside, their orders are taken down by hand by suited waiters...

If the wide, colonial-era streets of downtown Haddonfield have ever reminded you of a European piazza, consider your impression validated by a continental native. “Haddonfield is so much European,” said restaurateur Endrit “Andrew” Bodi. When he first came to South Jersey to work in the food industry, the 24-year-old Albanian would take his meals a...

A new Italian spot has made its debut in the neighborhood. The newcomer to Penrose, called Josephine's Italian Kitchen, is located at 2501 Columbia Pike. Open only for dinner, Josephine's Italian Kitchen serves appetizers, salads and brick-oven pizza, along with various entrees like braised lamb shank and bone-in New York strip steak. Diners can st...

If you’re looking for a super-authentic South Philly Italian meal in the city these days—a classic chicken parm or meatballs in red gravy—you better know someone who’s willing to invite you over for dinner, or hope that Mr. Joe’s is open. (The little restaurant run by Vincent Termini, Sr. known for its authentic dishes is also known for being prett...

In search of a new favorite Italian restaurant? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Fair Lawn Borough, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to satisfy your cravings. 1. Luca's Gourmet Deli. Topping the list is Luca's Gourmet Deli. Located at 6-03 Saddle River Road,...

A new Italian spot, offering pizza and salads, has made its debut in the neighborhood. Called Pat's Pizza & Pasta, the new addition is located at 1410 South St. in Graduate Hospital. Expect to see a diverse selection of traditional Italian and American eats, including pizza, burgers, pasta and sandwiches. Look for the new lobster ravioli stuffed wi...

Osteria Costa, a casino-based Italian restaurant specializing in dishes from the Amalfi Coast, lands at MGM National Harbor this Wednesday, October 24. The newcomer in the glass-encased atrium level fills a gap left behind by the January closure of celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson’s attempted D.C. venture. Osteria Costa, the opulent facility’s firs...

From a press release: “Nicholas Stefanelli Opens Officina, an Italian Culinary Mecca at The Wharf, D.C.’s Newest Neighborhood Featuring a curated marketplace, trattoria, year-round rooftop, and D.C.’s only Amaro Library Nicholas Stefanelli, chef and owner of D.C.’s Michelin-starred Masseria, opens Officina at The Wharf, joining a group of D.C.’s mo...