by Kathryin Folliott   Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're looking to book a romantic getaway there are still plenty of options available, as long as you're flexible with your travel dates. In Sonoma, California, The Kenwood Inn & Spa's Great Italian Adventure: Food, Wine & Romance package pairs villa-style accommodation wi...

Sonata Bistro, which recently opened at San Diego Symphony Towers along with High Note Cafe, has introduced a catering program and is now delivering to businesses and groups throughout the downtown area.   Owned and operated by celebrated chef and restaurateur, Giuseppe Ciuffa of Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering, Sonata Bistro has re...

Come February or March, Storico Fresco, the handmade pasta shop that opened in Buckhead last year, will move to a new location and expand its offerings to be more like an Italian grocery. The 4,000 square foot space will be just around the corner from the old at Grandview Avenue and Peachtree Road. "It'll be like a smaller Eataly," says Storico Fr...

by Carla Torres   If there's one thing that's always in order after a day at the beach, gelato is it. And now, with Gelato-Go's third location, you don't have to travel all the way down to Fifth Street and Ocean Drive and fight flocks of tourist for a scoop of nocciola. Alessandro Alvino and his two partners, Antonio Armino and Domenico D'A...

Hoboken Tours celebrates the sixth year of Mangia Hoboken! The Hoboken Food & Culture Tour. "We offer a weekly walking tour that offers residents and visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the world class food establishments that highlight Hoboken's Italian heritage."   said Tour Director, Avi Ohring, "The tour focuses on smaller family ow...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   Stewed artichokes are a delicious contorno (side dish) to prepare either in autumn or in spring when they are in season. The addition of orange peel, fresh mint and parsley adds a special taste to this dish. Artichokes are widely cultivated in the Medite...

Valentina Cirasola arrived in the Bay Area from sunny Puglia sixteen years ago with a background in Italian cultural traditions, outstanding cooking knowledge, and years of experience at NATO as an international interpreter. Her lifetime dream, however, was a career in interior design.   Valentina combines her artistic career with her love f...

by Dan Reiner   Patsy's Pizzeria opened in Harlem in 1933, and over the years, its pizza, charred in coal-fired ovens, made regulars of the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Joe DiMaggio and Christopher Walken.   The owners of Patsy's of New Rochelle, who held their ribbon-cutting ceremony last week, are hoping they can replicate t...

by Eloise Marie Valadez   Hearty, flavorful comfort foods are the perfect meals for fall dining choices. And when it comes to Italian recipe selections, there's nothing like a robust pasta dish, hearty meat recipe with accompanying root vegetable selection, or a hot soup packed with delicious ingredients for cooler weather meals.   No...

For the past year, Cucina D owners and husband and wife, Damiano and Christina DiCenso, have offered handmade northern Italian cuisine to local residents from their recently established Middlesex Turnpike location. From tried-and-true fare like D's homemade meatballs to traditional dishes like chicken or veal marsala, this Bedford eatery has s...