Slice of Vegas Pizza Kitchen & Bar is celebrating its five-year anniversary with an all-new menu for guests to enjoy. Located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, the pizza kitchen and bar is rolling out a wide-variety of Italian-inspired dishes from starters and specialty pizzas to sandwiches and hand-crafted pasta, and more.  Since its opening i...

Tony’s Beechhurst Delicatessen in Whitestone was the scene of another endorsement for Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside), who accepted support from U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Huntington) and the Italian American Political Action Committee for his re-election. Vallone has picked up endorsements from teachers unions and organizations representing worke...

First, it was daughter Gina with her West Loop spot Mad Social, and now another apple lands close to the tree as Anthony Stefani, son of storied restaurateur Phil Stefani, prepares to launch his first restaurant. It’s still in its preliminary stages, but expect pizza and a bustling new concept at 605 North Wells Street in River North. Though he spe...

I have been longing for some additional Italian food options in the south end of the Salt Lake valley, so when I got wind that Carmine’s Italian Cuisine opened just over a month ago, I was looking forward to trying it. They took up residence in the space that was formally a Mexican restaurant I used to frequent, so I was anxious to see how they tur...

Being a chef wasn’t Eric Nelson’s first career. Instead, he came to it after years in the classroom. He calls going back to another classroom – culinary school – the best decision of his life. Here are 7 questions and a recipe with the Italian Kitchen’s executive chef. What’s your favorite dish to cook at home? Oddly, I don’t cook much at home due...

The scene: Superstar chef Marc Vetri, a James Beard Award winner and former Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef winner, who trained extensively in Italy, is best known for his elevated takes on Italian cuisine at his acclaimed upscale Philadelphia eateries Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, Amis and Alla Spina. But no form of Italian cuisine is as beloved i...

A new Italian restaurant that toes the line between casual atmosphere and fine cuisine has arrived in the village's downtown. Trattoria 141, at 141 Chatsworth Ave, opened earlier this month and offers a distinctly casual atmosphere combined with sophisticated cuisine. It's a mix that Jimmy Resulbegu, who co-owns the restaurant with his wife, says i...

Thousands of tourists travel to Italy each year to sample the famed national cuisine, but many unknowingly end up restaurants serving reheated frozen meals to maximize on profits.  The country's legal system is now cracking down on this, with hefty fines issued to restaurants which serve frozen food to unsuspecting customers. While serving frozen f...

Enjoy an evening of the world's finest Italian cars at Pazzaluna in St. Paul on Thursday, July 27th. This event is hosted by Wheels of Italy, an organization dedicated to Everything Italian On Wheels. Enjoy an Italian Piazza atmosphere, Italian Vehicles, Live Music, Pazzaluna Signature Drinks, Beer, Wine and Food. Food and beverage service outside...

Burt Rapoport’s Rappy’s failed to catch on with area diners who wanted old-style cooking, not nouveau cuisine. Goodbye, pastrami. Hello, pasta. Rappy’s Deli closed in May after just five months at the new Park Placeshopping center in Boca Raton. The space subsequently reopened as a lower-priced deli, Park Place Deli. Now the prime location at...