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Hotly anticipated new Italian restaurant San Morello is preparing to debut on Tuesday, December 18 at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Grand River in Detroit. The restaurant is the first spot from New York-based hitmakers NoHo Hospitality Group in Detroit and anchor to the soon-to-open Shinola Hotel. NoHo Hospitality’s team includes James Beard Aw...

Indianapolis-based Delco Foods of Indiana is making plans to open a cheese-processing, printing and warehouse facility in Whitestown that will have more than 130 employees. The Italian and specialty foods distributor plans to spend more than $5 million to equip a new, 150,000-square-foot building it will lease at the intersection of Perry Worth Roa...

Rosati’s Pizza, an Illinois-based chain specializing in Chicago-style pizza, is coming to Carmel in early 2019. Franchise owner Jim Duda, of Carol Stream, Ill., attended Purdue University before opening his first restaurant, Millie’s Pancake Shoppe, in Addison, Ill. According to Duda, who often visits friends and family in Hamilton County, Carmel i...

TripAdvisor named Portillo's the nation's best fast casual restaurant in its annual restaurant rankings, while three other Chicago eateries earned high marks in different categories. Portillo's hot dogs, Italian beef and chocolate cake overtook fast casual juggernauts like Shake Shack, Five Guys and Blaze Pizza. The Purple Pig, Alinea and Bavette's...

Del Rio, a near-century-old Highwood dining tradition, was originally inspired by Dolores Del Rio, the dazzlingly beautiful Mexican actress who became Latin America’s first crossover Hollywood star in the 1920s. During that era, when Latin was all the rage, Del Rio, in Highwood, was a dance hall. After a couple of months, the owner sold it to an It...

Ferrante’s Restaurant & Signature Catering in Mequon has delighted taste buds and filled stomachs for over four decades. Many of its dishes are original family recipes from Rome that have remained unchanged. Like some Italian-American restaurants, Ferrante’s—as its name suggests—offers catering. But unlike other Italian-American restaurants, Ferran...

The new Per Bacco has gleaming mahogany and stone walls. It has a wood-fired pizza oven visible behind the new bar. And it will have the same delicious food. Bruno and Marisa Cataldo have making and serving pizzas in their own restaurants on Elkhart’s west side since 2000. On Dec. 11, 2010, they opened Per Bacco, a sit-down Italian restaurant at 28...

With an open kitchen, a beautiful bar displaying colorful bottles of wine and spirits, exposed brick throughout the restaurant and water served in wine goblets, the impression when walking into the dining room at Nonna’s Italian Bistro is that you’re in for a first-class dining experience (with a food tab to match). While the eatery does offer such...

Today, Portillo’s proudly announces a new partnership with the six-time World Champion Chicago Bulls. The Chicago icons are collaborating on a new post-game promotion called Fourth Quarter Franks, which awards home game attendees with a complimentary hot dog if the opposing team misses two consecutive free throws in the Fourth Quarter. Bulls ticket...

People from New Jersey take a lot of pride in their food. Ask any Garden Stater about pizza, and they'll no doubt gush that Jersey has the world's best. The same with bagels. And Jerseyans are also fond of the pork roll, egg and cheese sandwich on a hard roll the state is noted for. Even something as simple as a buttered hard roll with coffee for b...

Family-owned Buona, The Original Italian Beef will debut in Chicago's West Loop on Nov. 24 and plans to celebrate the opening of its 24th store with free beef sandwiches. The 37-year-old fast casual’s newest location is at 804 West Washington Blvd., and is the second to open in downtown Chicago, according to a press release. There is seating for 56...

Tremont has always been a magnet for cool, where you expect a little bit of anything. The symbiosis results in an artistic vibe, home to a bookstore (Visible Voice) that stays open late, a nighttime art walk, and comfortable dive bars and veteran restaurateurs alike. Dante Boccuzzi’s niche is being different. The music lover-chef-restaurant owner h...