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Picazzo’s Healthy Italian Kitchen today proudly opens its new location in the Arrowhead area of Glendale. The Arizona-based restaurant brand has been serving their signature Italian inspired, healthy fare since 2002. The newest location, at 8280 W Union Hills Dr., Glendale, AZ 85308, has officially opened. Proudly offering a robust menu comprised o...

Las Vegas locals love an Italian restaurant called Bootlegger Bistro. The secret to its great sauces? It’s executive chef Maria Perry, who, at 100 years old, still works two or three days a week to make sure everything is perfect. “I still go in there and check the sauces,” she said of the marinara sauce served at Bootlegger. Perry still oversee...

A tiny, quiet, 28-seat Italian eatery in North Scottsdale is cooking some really good Italian-American food. The other night, the charming place was almost empty for early dinner hour. This changed when a woman hurried in. She must have been hungry, for she asked for whatever dish took the shortest to make, and tacked on a soup once she learned a p...

Rosati’s Pizza in Gold Canyon is a rags to riches story for owner Randy Robertson. “I saw they put up a Rosati’s sign and I applied to be a delivery driver,” he said. He got the job and was a driver for three years, he said. When Mr. Robertson was a driver, the owner had eight Rosati stores and Mr. Robertson was able to help him do deposits and oth...

Back by popular demand, Chef Luca Zecchin (Ristorante Guido da Costigliole - Santo Stefano Belbo, Cuneo, Italy) returns to arte italia from Santo Stefano Belbo in Cuneo, Italy, to guest-host culinary exhibition classes January 28th-30th. Enter your name in the Random Selection Drawing, explained below, for your chance to be seated at one of three e...

Diners reluctant to head to the Strip for an authentic taste of Chicago-style stuffed pizza can rush to Boca Park to satisfy a deep dish craving. Giordano’s is now serving inside the 5,089-square-foot former home of an Applebee's Grill & Bar in a standalone building on the southern side of the retail center. The 43-year-old Chicago legend debuted a...

Sam Fox, the founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts out of Phoenix, debuts his Italian restaurant at Rampart Commons, across from Boca Park and near Honey Salt. North Italia, the 12th restaurant in the nationwide chain, brings handmade pizzas, pastas, antipasti, salads, and more. Dishes on the menu include prosciutto bruschetta with crescenza cheese, g...

It began with the premise that two of the best places on the planet for making and experiencing wine are Italy and the Pacific Northwest. While the former defines "Old World" and the latter "New World," both regions produce epic wines. So it was that on a recent trip to Washington state, I endeavored to merge the two by sampling a selection of wine...

My thoughts on eating meatballs outside one's home are well-documented, and they are not mild. The spirit of my last meatball-focused story together with my meatball-eating philosophy would seem to predict utter failure for all future meatball spots to come. This one, though, promises to be different. The Sicilian Butcher is the latest restaurant...

Nestled between running rivers and snow-capped mountains, Portland is home to some of the best microbreweries, coffeehouses and legendary restaurants on the West Coast. However, there's one restaurant in particular that stands out — and according to The Daily Meal, it's Nostrana, an authentic Italian restaurant located in the heart of Oregon's larg...

Wondering what will take the place of Salute Trattoria Italiana at Red Rock Resort. Chef and restaurateur Scott Conant plans to open Masso Osteria in the space next year. The frequent judge on Chopped doesn’t plan to make many changes to the space. “The bones are amazing and the kitchen is gorgeous. It’s a very solid space to work from. So from a d...

Quartiere has opened in the Tempe space once home to neighborhood standby Riazzi's Italian Garden. The new restaurant has been simmering Bolognese and cutting fresh pasta since last Tuesday.  Owner Erick Geryol says that Quartiere aims to update the old breed of Italian that Riazzi’s was cooking. Geryol has a hand in three other Valley restaurants....