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Semola in La Jolla has relaunched as Ambrogio by Acquerello, introducing all-new dishes designed to align with the restaurant’s Michelin fine dining ambitions. Famed chef Silvio Salmoiraghi and his team from Italy’s Michelin-starred Acquerello (including chef-partner Choi Cheolhyeok, sous chef Davide Colombo, and gastronome Paolo Tucci) have now fu...

This year, we celebrate the 7th edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, an initiative that runs across the world with the support and participation of the Italian consular and diplomatic network, and that involves local Italian culinary realities, as well as some of Italy’s own chefs, agro-food businesses, restaurants and culinary educ...

L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele’s second Southern California location opened in Santa Barbara on November 9. In 2019, L’Antica made its Hollywood debut as the first U.S. location for the 152-year-old Naples restaurant. The restaurant’s widespread recognition is due in part to its mention in the bestselling memoir Eat Pray Love, and it was forever immo...

Lucinda’s Deli is a popular takeout-only sandwich spot that uses locally-sourced produce, Italian-imported meat, and fresh ingredients to prepare some of the best sandwiches in the Bay Area. You’ll find a menu of options like Roast Beef (with blue cheese mayo, onion jam, Thai bbq sauce, arugula, pickled red onion, and crispy onions); Soppressata (w...

The Food Network-famous Voltaggio brothers Bryan and Michael are bringing their talents to one of California’s finest ski destinations. According to a press release, the duo will open a new restaurant called Vulcania at the Village at Mammoth, a condominium hotel with more than two dozen restaurants and shops on site. The new restaurant is expected...

Get ready to unearth one of Italy's most prized ingredients — fresh white truffles are in season! From November 22-23, join us for Truffle Days and find prized tubers at the lowest price of the season! Famously foraged in Italy’s Piemonte region where Eataly was founded, white truffles remind us to slow down and celebrate gifts from nature. Because...

When Cucina Migrante co-founders Francesco Bonsinetto and Adisa Ziric prepare a meal for a client, they never work from a standard menu. Every meal is unique from the next, depending on the customer’s tastes, dietary concerns and allergies, and whatever fresh items Bonsinetto picks up that day from a local farm or meat market. The San Diego busines...

Sarasota’s love affair with Italy goes back to the city’s earliest days. There’s the Ca’ d’Zan, John Ringling’s immense Venetian-style mansion on Sarasota Bay, plus, of course, the man’s immense Renaissance art collection, which includes the famous replica of Michelangelo’s David—so recognizable that the City of Sarasota made it its logo. But that’...

An Italian restaurant institution in San Francisco is about to expand to the East Bay for the first time in the business's storied history. Original Joe’s will open a location in Walnut Creek, inside the space in the Broadway Plaza center formerly occupied by Stanford’s Restaurant at 1300 South Main Street. When it comes to the new venue, it was ap...

The history behind the family-owned E. & J. Gallo Winery can be likened to the depth and complexity of some of its many products. There was a tell-all book exposing family secrets, a court scandal over cheese, and a real-life family tragedy involving a murder-suicide. The company's battles with the United Farm Workers was on and off for years until...

Most days, Michael Walker couldn’t transfer his Italian beef sandwiches with a lot ease — he’d promote perhaps 10 all day at his Los Angeles pop-up, Comfortable Pup. Then, on June 26, he offered out of the meat inside two hours of organising his meals stall. Such is the ability of “The Bear,” the FX sequence that had premiered days earlier and rapi...

Eataly Los Angeles is hosting a five-year anniversary, all-you-can-eat celebration next week  with tasting stations featuring Eataly’s most beloved dishes and Italian wines to taste throughout the marketplace. The event is set to take place on November 3 from 6-10 p.m. at Eatay Los Angeles in Century City.  “It seems like just yesterday that we ope...