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Talayna's Italian Restaurant, located at 68 Four Seasons Shopping Center, Chesterfield, MO will be celebrating their 51st anniversary. In recent months Talayna's has remodeled their restaurant and revised the menu to include new cuisines and lots of local craft beers.   Talayna's has been in business for 51 years, but owned and managed by Me...

River City Casino & Hotel today announced the opening of its newest dining experience, Cibare Italian Kitchen. Cibare features classic Italian recipes, Neopolitan-style pizza baked in a Wood Stone hearth oven, along with an Italian bakery and coffee shop. River City opened Asia Noodles, an authentic Vietnamese and Pan-Asian restaurant, Sept. 22...

by Jonathan Shikes   American craft breweries have been shaking up the European beer world over the past few years by exporting their big bold flavors overseas. Now an Italian brewer wants to bring Italian-style beers to the United States.   Alex Liberati, a restaurateur and owner of the Revelation Cat gypsy brewery in Rome, has bee...

Every year around this time, we receive dozens of emails from our readers who are looking for ideas of what to serve on Christmas Eve. This week, we take our inspiration from the Italian tradition of serving fish on Christmas Eve with our recipe for a classic fish stew called Cioppino.   Like so many Italian favorites, cioppino (choh-PE...

Chef Kelly Whitaker spent 10 years in fine-dining restaurants in Italy and Los Angeles before coming to Colorado in 2008.   Whitaker opened his first restaurant, Basta, a pizzeria and Italian restaurant, in Boulder in early 2010. He followed it in 2014 with Cart-Driver, a pizza joint and oyster bar inspired by the casual roadside spots in It...

by Kelly Bastone   It's not that Winter Park hasn't offered tasty grub before. But its resort and downtown dining options have always skewed toward the casual end of the spectrum, forcing those hankering for fancy cheffery to drive 12 miles north to the upscale Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa in Tabernash.   So last summer, the Dev...

Garden City, KS–City Commissioners decided at Tuesday's meeting to accept a $10,000 bid from business partners out of southern California to buy the old American Legion building on Pine Street . Francesco Dorigo has owned a number of Italian restaurants out of state, now he will start one here.The original bid of $1 for the Garden City Arts Council...

Encouraged by the success of our first Italian cooking class for children, we want to give more families the opportunity to experience this fun and informative pizza making session designed for parent and child.   Join us on Saturday, March 14th, 12:00 – 2:30 PM as we create pizzas at Rebecca's Authentic Italian Bakery, located at 2111 East...

by Jeff Toohey Johnson   Porchetta is a traditional Italian dish that consists of layering pork belly with herbs and spices and pork loin, rolling it up, then roasting it in the oven. Jeff Toohey calls his version of this classic dish "Kansas City-fied." He merges Italian culture with Kansas City style by adding a barbecue spice rub and...

By Scott Koperski   A new restaurant is aiming to bring a taste of Italy to Beatrice. Florio's Italian Grille has been operating in the Indian Creek Mall for around a week following a soft opening. Featuring a wide variety of pizza and stromboli varieties, owner Tony Berisha said the restaurant has something for everyone and has be...

by Kimberly Winter Stern   It started innocently enough on Dec. 9 when hometown boy and actor Paul Rudd confessed to people.com his soft spot for Jasper's Restaurant. Rudd was riding the frenzied promotional bandwagon for the "Anchorman" movie sequel about to be released, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues."   In the much-anticip...

Steve D'Arpino says he's bringing the family business to Nixa. His parents have run D'Arpino's Italian Cafe in Springfield for more than a decade and Steve D'Arpino said he plans to have his restaurant Piccolo open for business by December.   "We're trying to bring some of the great Italian food to Nixa," he said, explaining that the ci...