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Goodfella's, an award-winning brick oven-baked pizza and family-style Italian-American food restaurant, is coming to the Livingston Mall food court this December. Besides its award-winning pizza, Goodfella's menu includes everything from soups, salads, heros, wraps and Italian hot-pressed paninis to pastas, entrées and brick oven rolls. For de...

By Stephen Green While Tex-Mex is easily the most uniquely Texan food and barbecue is a ubiquitous Texas staple, five family-owned Italian joints have made their stay in Montgomery County. Luigi's serves southern Italian food cooked to order, according to owner Marko Rezart. He says this allows people to easily switch ingredients or orders an...

Now that summer has officially arrived, families throughout the Mid-Atlantic U.S. will be heading to the New Jersey shoreline. Beachtime vacations are incomplete without indulgent delights like cannoli, cupcakes, cookies and other baked goods. Thankfully, one true Philadelphia classic is open along the coast, so families and friends can enjoy the I...

Formaggi che partono dalla verde Valsassina per raggiungere i più raffinati desk di New York. La Mauri ha appena aperto una filiale negli Usa: è un mercato contingentato per l'import e c'era quindi bisogno di una branch negli States.

By Alicia Vitarelli FYI Philly visited some vendors at the Italian Market that have been around since the beginning, and some newcomers who are poised to make their mark. Before the Italian Market got its start 100 years ago, Isgro's Bakery was on Christian Street in South Philadelphia, making it the oldest Italian pastry shop in the market....

"Italian food is comfort food. It tastes good. I could eat it seven days a week!". Ben Sanford, manager and co-owner with chef Joe Egitto, of Cugino's Italian Specialties in Pennington, loves what he does. "I just like the idea of food. I've been in the food industry for 14 years, and we are very enthusiastic about Cugino's."   The Ital...

The building that used to house Hogarth's Bar and Bistro, which closed in January, at 5201 Center Street in New Town has a new tenant who plans to turn the space into an Italian restaurant. Neal Clarke, who moved to Williamsburg from Arlington in 2010, is planning to open his new restaurant, Capriccio Ristorante, in March.   Clarke has...

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO announced it will hold its annual Pig Roast event on Friday, Dec. 6 beginning at 7:30 p.m., at the Scotch Plains Italian American Hall. The club is located at 1976 Valley Ave. in Scotch Plains.   The home-made meal and menu includes unlimited roasted pig and chicken, bread and sides of roasted potatoes, sala...

Gourmet Italian grocery store Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace will host its grand opening Friday. The 50,000-square-foot location in the Triangle Plaza will open at 9 a.m.   The store will feature a fresh seafood department, bakery, a gelato counter with chocolate fountains, a fresh cheese department, bread from Arthur Avenue in the Bronx,...

Joining us on Tuesday, December 16th for one special evening from New York's Little Italy, meet Lou Di Palo, beloved owner of New York's beloved neighborhood food shop Di Palo's Fine Foods. Gastronome, food educator and now author of the fascinating book "Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy," Lou -- described as "one of the preeminent e...

Washington is hosting Thursday and Friday two conferences on Italian cuisine by award-winning food historian and TV host Francine Segan as part of initiatives organized by the Italian embassy ahead of the food-themed Expo world's fair opening in Milan on May 1.   Segan, a leading expert on Italy's culinary traditions, will be talking about t...

By Paul Barbano Italian food can have funny names such as spaghetti, plural of spaghetto, meaning string, twine, or manicotti from the Italian, plural of manicotto, muff or sleeve, because it is a sleeve stuffed with cheese. Penne pasta got its name because it looks like the quill or a pen.   Orzo, meaning barley, because it looks like a...