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Bello Pranzo Pizza & Pasta will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m.. The restaurant is located at 1600 Village Market Blvd. SE, Suite 132.Mayor Kristen Umstattd will officiate the event. Mainly a pizzeria, Bello Pranzo's menu features hand-tossed New York-style pizza, salads, appetizers, subs...

by Anna Spiegel   Ideally every neighborhood would have a cozy spot for sipping limoncello outside in summer, and cozying up by the fire with a bowl of pasta come winter. Now that's a reality in Woodley Park with the opening of Bar Civita.   The 80-seat restaurant from former Liberty Tavern head chef Liam LaCivita takes over the space...

Daniela Useli joined the ranks of Baltimore's family-owned Italian restaurants in 2011 when she opened tiny Daniela Pasta & Pastries in the heart of Hampden. She brought a Sardinian twist to town, adding her own touches to pasta dishes such as ravioli and lasagna, and to sweet treats like tiramisu and sugar-sprinkled palmier cookies — reci...

By Bill Clapper Strolling into Sorentos Italian Gourmet along Marlboro's lively main business district, we knew we were in a special place.   The furnishings and décor spoke of old world charm — or at least what we state-side bound-Americans envision as an Italian restaurant in Italy. Our waiter, dressed in all-black, greeted us and took ou...

by Lianna Fabrizio   Joyous occasions around the dinner table served with authentic Italian dishes - recipes for which were passed down three generations - are what Elisa Pignato holds close to her heart. After a lifetime of cooking traditional Italian dishes like spaghetti with white clam sauce, chicken cacciatore, and pasta fagioli by memo...

by Michael Klein   Last fall, Mike Giammarino had planned to move his Gennaro's Tomato Pie from 1429 Jackson St. to a new spot across from the Singing Fountain on Passyunk Square. He'd use the old place for delivery. But then his customers squawked, and he got to thinking: Why fix what ain't broke? Gennaro's and its thin-crust pies...

By Anna Spiegel   Boston-based restaurateur Michael Schlow is building a strong presence in Washington, having opened two popular restaurants in the District—Tico and the Riggsby—in under two years. Next up for the James Beard Award-winning chef: Alta Strada, an Italian osteria, and a still-unnamed international crudo bar, all bound for the...

Gianluigi Dellaccio operates three gelato shops in the Washington, D.C. area. Each shop is called Dolci Gelati. Shoppers can find his products in local stores and supermarkets. Dellaccio is living his dream of bringing gelato to the United States. But it was not easy to get to where he is today.   Delaccio grew up in Italy. Before...

L'esperienza Envoy SuiteEnvoy Suite, la business class internazionale di US Airways, è disponibile a bordo degli A330 che collegano Venezia e Philadelphia nel periodo compreso dal 5 giugno al 3 settembre 2013, mentre sarà presente su tutti i voli stagionali estivi tra Roma e Charlotte.

Festa della Repubblica oltreoceano per le Famiglie dell'Amarone d'Arte protagoniste a Washington e Boston di due eventi organizzati in occasione dell'anno della cultura italiana. Il vino principe della Valpolicella sarà l'ospite d'onore il 4 giugno della cena ufficiale intitolata alla ricorrenza organizzata all'Ambasciata italiana di Washington con...

The Italian Cultural Foundation recently decided to donate bags of food bought by the proceeds of their Annual St. Joe's Dinner. For Robert Odorizzi, the Treasurer of the Foundation, giving food is a family tradition. "A very nice thing that was always said about our family was, they said, your great grandmother was a very giving person," said...

by Melody Asper   Hanover's newest restaurant may seem like an old friend to anyone who was raised or worked in the Maryland area within the last three decades.   Illiano's J&P Restaurant, 1154 West Elm Ave., Hanover, is the fifth in a line of thriving restaurants owned by Mike Illiano. The new restaurant and pizzeria which opened...