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This fall, we're inviting you to sip the wine of kings – you deserve it! From October 3 - 30, we're celebrating all things Barolo at Eataly Silicon Valley. Lauded as the "King of Wines and Wine of Kings," Barolo is made with 100% Nebbiolo grapes, a prized variety grown in certified areas in the northern region of Piemonte. Across the world, the com...

A diverse clientele—couples, families, visitors, regulars—were already in fine-dining mode when we arrived at Cafe Mare last week to enjoy the air-conditioned joys of a cool Italian meal. A landmark for several decades, this durable restaurant offers generous seating, a long and unpretentious menu, a full bar and attentive service. The menu reflect...

Three golds and a bronze, an excellent haul that places Italy second in the medal table at the World Butchers' Challenge. The return from the United States, where the World Butchers' Challenge were held, is more than positive for the Azzurri, who obtain important confirmations and return home with four medals. Only Germany did better. Behind Italy...

A new family-run Italian deli that's been a staple in Pacifica since 1986 is headed to San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood. Colombo's Delicatessen will first offer its signature sandwiches through online orders for pick-up or delivery as early as this fall, according to Nick Colombo, co-owner of the longtime deli, and the grandson of its original fou...

Everyone loves a rags to riches story, and when it involves a remarkably gracious and generous person, that tale is all the more enjoyable. That’s the narrative of Piero Selvaggio, an Italian emigrant born in Sicily in 1946 who changed the image of Italian wine and food in the United States in various ways, most prominently with his iconic Valentin...

When it comes to family-owned restaurants, you’ll find them in all kinds of colors and stripes—small mom ‘n pop bistros, upscale A-list establishments, back-alley gems, and so many more. And these typically long-standing places span the culinary gamut as well. One of the oldest such places in Northern California is Dinucci’s Restaurant, and it is a...

Known as the land of slow food and fast cars, Modena, Italy is also the hometown of, and inspiration for, the new Balsamico Italian Kitchen, created by Elisa and Michele Borelli. The duo planned every detail to create the feel of an outdoor Italian piazza, from the cute outdoor patio to the brick wall with pictures of the church in Modena, where th...

Located deep in the heart of San Rafael, both in location and in its family history, is Bruno’s Italian Deli, Market and Cafe. This eatery offers classic and indisputably delicious sandwiches alongside meats and cheeses, salads, cannoli and a drink selection so expansive that even the most particular of people can find a fan-favorite beverage to pa...

With the arrival of Marisi, downtown La Jolla has a fresh dining option that’s also looking to set itself apart from the sea of other Italian restaurants in San Diego. Opened by a group of five cousins, all La Jolla natives, the restaurant is now serving dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Designed in-house, the 111-seat Marisi emerges in the former W...

Negroni Week has arrived, amici! From September 12-18, 2022, Eataly Silicon Valley will be a mecca for lovers of the classic Italian cocktail as we participate once again in the annual campaign, which raises money for charitable organizations in the most delicious way.  Join the cause at Eataly with Negroni cocktails in our restaurants and more. Th...

Looking for the perfect place for a dinner date or family night out? You’ll find it at Vittorio’s Italian Trattoria in San Diego. The homemade pasta here will blow you away, and the classic Italian feel will charm you as soon as you walk in. Just one trip and we’re sure you’ll agree that it’s one of the best Italian restaurants in Southern Californ...

Suppose you’re in the Anaheim/Orange County area and looking for Italian cuisine with flare. In that case, Tocca Ferro Italian Chophouse is a must. Frank and I had the pleasure of dining at Tocca Ferro Italian Chophouse in the JW Marriott Anaheim Resort a few blocks away from Disneyland.  Despite being open for only a few weeks, Joshua Klindt and A...