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A month ago we announced that Osteria 166’s Stock the Freezer campaign had reached the 6500 meal donation mark. Incredibly, that astounding number led to a brand new business tact taken by Osteria 166 owner Nick Pitillo, who now says that his pre-packaged and frozen, ready-to-go Italian meals have landed on the shelves of all four Western NY Dash’s...

Two weeks ago, Ben Cirella pulled his silver Volvo up to the entrance of Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, N.Y. Elmhurst has been at the epicenter of New York City’s disastrous COVID-19 outbreak. Queens has 56,719 confirmed cases of coronavirus, the most of any city borough, and has recorded nearly 6,000 deaths. After being overrun by a ballooning numb...

When the spread of coronavirus caused restaurants to close their doors, it was the first time the families that run them had to navigate their way through such crisis. However, for one Italian family in Schenectady, it would be another chapter in their long history. Maria Papa beams with pride when telling you that Perreca's Bakery in Schenectady h...

Fornino offers over two dozen wood-fired pizza varieties from their Greenpoint location (849 Manhattan Ave). Dishes available for takeout and delivery include the Margherita with tomato, buffalo mozzarella, basil, olive oil and parmesan, the Tre-Carni with sopressata, fennel sausage, prosciutto, tomato and mozzarella, the Bianca with mozzarella, ri...

Giovanni’s Trattoria, a family owned Italian restaurant located on Staten Island has created a new at home dining experience, a virtual wine tasting event, which they will launch on Mother’s Day Weekend. The offering includes a custom kit that will be hand delivered to recipients which includes a wine glass, 3 five ounce individually sealed samples...

Beloved East Village institution Veniero’s Pasticceria & Caffe is back this week. In an announcement posted to the bakery’s Instagram page, the owners shared that the restaurant will reopen its doors for delivery, takeout, and curbside pickup starting Friday, May 1. “We are all in need of support right now,” the Instagram post reads. “Moms for Moth...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:00pm. Sustainable food and cuisine. "Genuine Italian prosciutto and plant-based “meats”: two approaches to sustainable food". Registration required: Click here for details. The third webinar of the “Sustainability & Italian Innovation” series is a conversation moderated by Maria Teresa Cometto, with the participation of: Ces...

Want to enjoy your favorite pasta and pizza fresh from the Eataly kitchens to your table, amici? Eataly NYC Flatiron is now offering a selection of our best dishes for delivery and take-out with Caviar and Uber Eats. Fresh from the Eataly kitchens to your table, you can now place orders directly on Caviar and Uber Eats from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m....

Since 1905, Lombardi’s has been serving America their iconic coal oven baked pizza. Lombardi’s has been around long enough to survive a multitude of events, including the Spanish Flu Pandemic and both World Wars. Now, the pizzeria has its eyes on beating the novel coronavirus pandemic. As America’s first ever pizzeria, Lombardi’s is making it their...

The Cultural Italian American Organization, of Auburn, will prepare and provide free dinners to the community from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at St. Francis Church, 299 Clark St., Auburn. The dinners of pasta and meatballs will be packaged and available for curbside pickup. The CIAO Cucina Crew and volunteers will be preparing the meals under the...

Arco Cafe, at 886 Amsterdam (103rd Street), has been handcrafting, cooking and serving fresh pasta to the UWS for six years. Arco was a neighborhood hangout–for families, solo diners and groups seeking fresh, healthy, regional Italian dishes. But when COVID-19 intervened, brother and sister Daniele and Francesca Fiori, who came to New York from Sar...

Dining at Bottino in the West Chelsea Highline neighborhood is a worthwhile experience. First note that when you enter the restaurant it may seem congested at first. Passing the fancy marble top bar, a convenient coat check and a hectic kitchen area. Further inside, an enchanted garden and elegant dining rooms awaits. Thankfully changing that first...