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A local restaurant company has opened a sports bar downtown. Uccello’s Hospitality Group said this week it opened Uccello’s Ristorante & Sports Bar at 122 Monroe Center St. NW in Grand Rapids. On April 9, Uccello’s announced it was closing its high-end Italian restaurant in the space, Mazzo Cucina D’Italia, and converting the location into a sports...

Piccolo Sogno …. in Italian, it means “little dream.” It was Tony Priolo’s big dream to open his own restaurant, serve rustic Italian food and see the dream become a success. His dream came true. Plenty of foodies head to Chicago’s West Loop to taste the cuisine and enjoy some of the huge wine collection. First time visitors are in awe of the resta...

For all the range you’ll find in Midtown’s menus, the neighborhood lacks much in the way of delis. And with the exception of La Pecora Nera near downtown’s Capitol Park, Detroit proper is pretty much deficient in Italian delis — the kind that stacks mortadella, salami, capicola and prosciutto on crusty, rustic Italian bread — and that’s not a good...

If pizza, pasta and traditional Italian fare are what you're after, look no further than Damenzo's Pizza and Restaurant. The new arrival to Bridgeport is located at 901 W. 35th St. and is the Chicago-based restaurant's fourth location. Established in 1985 by brothers-in-law Damiano Mannino and Vincenzo Leone, the restaurant's name combines the two...

It’s no easy thing to find paper-thin prosciutto sliced to order in this town. Alimentari, a new deli set to open later this summer on the east side, wants to change that. “Everything’s going to be cut fresh to order, so if you get prosciutto, mortadella, capacolla, it’ll be sliced to order for you in whatever size you want,” said Dan Bonanno, the...

A new Italian spot has opened its doors in the neighborhood. Located at 3706 W. Armitage (between Lawndale and Ridgeway avenues) in Logan Square, the new arrival is called Fresco Pasta.This new addition offers pizzas by the slice or the pie. Try the Louisiana Spicy Barbecue Chicken pizza, with bacon, onions and spicy barbecue sauce, or the Deliciou...

E' motivo di grande orgoglio e soddisfazione aver potuto partecipare al 72 mo Anniversario della "Festa Nazionale Italiana". La manifestazione e' stata organizzata per il decimo anno consecutivo dal CTIM (Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel Mondo), con il patrocinio gratuito del Comites della circoscrizione consolare di Chicago. Dopo la consuet...

Italian food and calories usually go hand-in-hand, but a new Clawson eatery — set to open in July — won't be so harsh on your waistline.  Zeoli’s Modern Italian, at 110 E. 14 Mile Road, is housed in a larger Regeneration Clothing store, which downsized its space and remains next door.  Chef/owner, Scott Brown, who used his wife’s maiden name as its...

Craving Italian food? You're in luck: a new business has opened its doors in Lakeview. Called Tutto Fresco, the new addition is located at 2901 N. Ashland Ave. After a seven-year run at 3829 N. Broadway, Tutto Fresco has made its way to Lakeview, with the same menu of Italian appetizers, soups, salads, pastas and pizzas.Start your meal off with sau...

The earth didn't rumble when a new Italian restaurant opened in Logan Square in mid-April. Saba Italian Kitchen & Bar barely said hello through the usual channels (Twitter, Instagram, etc) as it took over a corner spot on Milwaukee across from the Harding Tavern and De Noche Mexicana/Cafe con Leche and next to Red Star Liquors and the Walk In, the...

From Chef Art Pour Restaurants: Bret Adams, Founder and CEO of Burntwood Tavern and its parent company, Chef Art Pour Restaurant Group (CAPRG) announced plans to open Rose Italian Kitchen in Cuyahoga Falls. The second location of its newest restaurant concept is scheduled to open late 2018. Conveniently situated within the newly transformed Cuyahog...

Hungry? A new neighborhood Italian spot has you covered. International chain Vapiano has added a new location at 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 101, in West Loop Gate. Dubbed Vapiano Riverside, the new addition is the city's third, behind locations in the Loop and Magnificent Mile. The chain, which now has more than 200 franchises across 33 countrie...