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A New York City-based eatery known for their cozy candlelit spaces is hoping there is room for one more Italian restaurant in Frank Sinatra’s hometown, as they are opening their first New Jersey location along the main street of the Mile Square City. Caffe Buon Gusto has been serving hungry New Yorkers for three decades at 151 Montague Street in Br...

A new seafood restaurant that recently opened in Washington Township will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday. The new seafood restaurant, Pesce Ristorante, opened its doors on May 10. Their social media describes the restaurant’s menu as coastal region Italian cooking, offering hand-crafted dishes and features food sourced from local far...

Hungry? A new neighborhood Italian spot has you covered. Located at 105 S. 12th St. in Washington Square, the new arrival is called DaMò Pasta Lab. DaMò Pasta Lab is a fast-casual homemade pasta bar offering menu items like gnocchi loaded with tomatoes, onions, basil and buffalo mozzarella, or a beef and pork lasagna topped with bechamel sauce. The...

We’re at a crossroads in which every major city has welcomed with open arms corporate-owned concepts that introduce us to dishes-from-elsewhere, whether it’s Japanese ramen, Hawaiian poke, Nashville hot chicken, Texas barbecue or Mexi-Cali tacos. Aside from what this is doing to the restaurant landscape, it’s worth asking whether any of these dishe...

Last month, the former Pullman Plaza Hotel officially reopened as a DoubleTree by Hilton and introduced a new pub called Bootleggers. The newly remodeled hotel has another new restaurant. Located in the former banquet room is a new Italian restaurant named Doppio Albero. The restaurant (whose name is Italian for "Double Tree") offers guests a varie...

A video crew from Italy has stopped in Pittsburgh as part of a series on American frozen-dessert artisans and landmarks titled “Some Like It Cold — USA Mission.” The seven-member crew, working for Carpigiani Gelato University near Bologna, Italy, spent a long Tuesday shooting at Mercurio’s Pizza and Gelato’s new second location in Fox Chapel. Mercu...

It was something of a running joke: No matter where he ate in Central Virginia, Brian Steele couldn’t seem to find a decent chicken Parmesan. Steele, who originally hails from upstate New York, was appalled at what passed for the classic Italian dish – breaded chicken topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan – at most local restaurants. Th...

What makes a good Italian restaurant? For starters, the craftsmanship has to be both classic and creative. The service must be impeccable. But really, the Daily Meal says, it's the overall experience that leaves customers happy. The website ranked the 50 best Italian restaurants in the U.S., among them, Razza in Jersey City. The Grove Street restau...

Villa Italian Kitchen, one of America’s favorite quick-service pizza brands, is proud to today announce a new way to reward all volunteers who donate the life-saving gift of blood. On Friday, June 14, in honor of the 15th annual World Blood Donor Day, all guests who visit their local Villa Italian Kitchen and provide proof of donation in the form o...

Cousin Vinny's Restaurant, a family-style spot with a bar, opened in Wood-Ridge at the beginning of May. Larry Cerrone, who for nearly 13 years has opened and maintained restaurants in New York City including Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village and Hummus Kitchen on the East Side, teamed with his friend Peter Flower, a publisher, to open the 140-seat re...

The Hamilton Hotel is ready to unveil the final pieces of its multi-million dollar renovationdowntown at the corner of 14th and K Streets NW. An Italian restaurant specializing in Neapolitan pizza and a glamorous, postage stamp-sized bar serving cocktails and caviar are both scheduled to open tomorrow. Following a full lobby transformation and gues...

A new fast, casual and healthy Italian restaurant has a few things missing from its menu: pizza, pasta, and bread. Prima opened last Wednesday on Bethesda Row, serving free bowls to the public to sample and crowding the restaurant. It took over the corner Taylor Gourmet held. The Italian restaurant is a part of the restaurant group of Boston-based...