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The West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival is returning to Clarksburg on Labor Day weekend, and though Chairman Tyler Terango said it will look a little different than in past years, it will be an in-person festival at Jackson Square. “We have been patiently waiting for the right time to announce this exciting news. The core foundation of the fest...

On Main Street in the quaint, historic, little downtown of Boonton, it is not difficult to find several popular and excellent Italian restaurants dotted along the rows of small storefront businesses, but just a short drive away on Myrtle Avenue, separated from the crowd, you will find yet another gem you should seriously consider putting on your ra...

It’s almost hard to imagine Point Pleasant and surrounding areas without Joe Leone’s. Thank goodness for all of us we don’t have to worry about that. And Joe Leone’s just celebrated a big occasion. According to the Joe Leone Facebook page, it all began 24 years ago yesterday way back in 1997. And what a legacy has been built around this amazing est...

Milford’s Benvenuto is not your average Italian restaurant. Yes, the family-owned eatery embraces the cuisine and ambiance of Tuscany. But it also delivers the unexpected. “We change what we do all the time,” said owner Lisa Johnson. In winter, for instance, guests can attend wine dinners featuring high-end Italian wines from different regions. But...

Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence winner CuVino Trattoria.Pizza.Enoteca is a casual Italian eatery located about an hour's drive north from Washington D.C., in Timonium, Md. Brothers Ralph and Angelo Di Biasi grew up working in their father’s restaurants in D.C. and Baltimore. In 2015, the two decided to open their own restaurant featuring...

A locally owned restaurant serving pizza and Italian food is planned for Germantown. Brama's Italian Pizzeria is scheduled to open in July, said Carrie Wegner, one of the owners. The restaurant will be at N112 W16700 Mequon Road in a strip mall next to Casa Grande Hair & Nail Studio. It will be in the location formerly occupied by Kurt Schulz Deli,...

One of the best things about my job is that I am able to interact with Jersey Shore locals. It's refreshing to speak to happy radio listeners and proud business owners on a daily basis. I'm not writing this introduction to fluff up my article, I just simply believe some of the best people in the world are right here at the Jersey Shore. WE UNDERSTA...

The Italian Place, a woman-owned Italian market based in Old Town Alexandria, will expand to a second location at the Mosaic District. The opening at 2984 District Avenue #190 in Fairfax is slated for July 10. The first Italian Place location opened in Old Town Alexandria in 2016 to meet a need for authentic Italian markets in the area. Founded by...

WHEN I MOVED to New Jersey in 2015, I started attending what felt like an endless parade of first birthday parties, baby showers, and weddings. These events included many similar elements: Confetti filled balloons, a folding table stacked with bottles of generic white and red wines, and a buttercream cake. The most consistent aspect, however, is pr...

Tuscan Prime Italian Chophouse & Dolce Bar is the newest concept by the Monte Restaurant Development Group (Monte RDG) and is slated to open later this fall. Monte RDG is headquartered in Annapolis and is the home of Michele and Gennaro DiMeo, proprietors. Tuscan Prime will be located at Annapolis Town Center in the heart of Annapolis. Led by a res...

Cafe Milano and Fiola Mare will soon have some big competition as Georgetown Italian hotspots. Stephen Starr, the Philadelphia restaurateur behind Le Diplomate and St. Anselm, is planning to open his own Italian restaurant and market in the former Dean & DeLuca space on M Street, Northwest. “You need to all be sworn to secrecy because I’m going to...

There is something fantastic going on down by the river and it has nothing to do with a van, Chris Farley aka Matt Foley. da Vinci’s, Williamstown, WV’s hidden Fine Italian Dining gem nestled gently on the Ohio river in a town of 2800, will be needing a bigger trophy chest as it recently nabbed several honors from the Mid-Ohio Valley’s most-trusted...