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My co-worker Mylan Schroder and I ventured to Ireton Tuesday, Feb. 5, to check out the lunch menu at Ireton’s newest Main Street business — Trattoria Buon Gusto, an Italian restaurant. Let me tell you, it was absolutely wonderful. We were immediately welcomed and seated in a booth. Mind you, it is 11:45 a.m. and Mylan and I are not a couple, but th...

When you’ve got a craving for authentic Italian food, nothing hits the spot quite like generous portions of your favorite dish. That’s exactly what you’ll find when you visit Missouri’s all-you-can-eat Italian buffet, The Hill. Inspired by South St. Louis’ “The Hill” neighborhood, this mouthwatering restaurant is the only of its kind in the area. N...

The return of Rikki Giambruno (above) to Minnesota has so far been a delicious homecoming. After spending most of his 20s building a culinary career in Brooklyn, he’s back in his home state with Hyacinth, a forward-thinking Italian restaurant in St. Paul’s Summit Hill neighborhood. And he integrated his family and friends—old New York coworker Paul...

In the heart of downtown lies a true taste of Italy: Mambo Italiano, a seven-time winner of town's Best Italian Restaurant. Offering an unforgettable dinning experience, Mambo's features Italian with a twist: modern interpretations of Italian classics, elevated to an extraordinary experience. A locals' favorite, its hand-crafted dishes utilize loca...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Minneapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike. 1. Punch Neapolitan Pizza Topping the list is Punch Neapolitan Pizza. Located at 802 Washington Ave. SE in P...

As the federal government shutdown entered its 33rd day on Tuesday, Nick’s Italian on South College Avenue offered a free dinner for furloughed federal employees and their families, as long as they could show their government ID. “We just wanted to give federal employees a bit of respite from not having a job for a while and just have them come in...

Kansas City is known for its great food, and with that, we are teaming up with Ed Herman of Brown & Crouppen to check out the restaurants that put us on the map. The new series is called “Taste and See,” and today we’re visiting Cascone’s to see what makes it an Italian staple in our community.

A Denver-based fast-casual Italian restaurant chain is adding a location in Parker. Mici Handcrafted Italian, founded in 2005 by Miceli siblings Jeff, Michael and Kim, will open a location at 11290 Twenty Mile Road in March, according to CEO Elliot Schiffer. The 2,500-square-foot space in Parker Valley Center will seat 70 indoors and offer a 20-sea...

Legendary Chef Franco Cupini is undertaking a voyage alongside his associates and admirers in 2019 throughout his wonderful home country of Italy in order to rediscover, and shine light upon the rich culinary history and culture with the aid of this tour.Cupini's legendary status has been established for a long time and is generally regarded as one...

The Italian restaurants of Des Moines are unique to our city. Many are tied directly to Des Moines' community of descendants of Italian immigrants, passed down through generations of the same family who keep things consistent throughout the years. Considered prized culinary landmarks and institutions of Des Moines Italian food, these eateries serve...

If you write about food for long enough, your eyes start to adjust and you can actually start seeing the scene clearly. What was once a small constellation of bright, newly formed, trendy restaurants fades to a more tolerable level and you can begin to see all the restaurants in the state that have quietly served their diners for years or even deca...

The community of Anaconda scored big when Heather and Keith Collins moved to the area. This innovative and energetic couple opened O'bella! in July 2017 in what was originally the KFC building on the east end of town. Their made-from-scratch Italian fare and pizza is in a word — scrumptious! Keith Collins was raised in Montana. His path in life wou...