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Andrea Cerasuoli hasn’t quite been himself since an early April fire torched Ortobello, the beloved Italian joint in Bensonhurst that his father started back in 1974. “I’ve been kind of — I don’t want to say depressed,” Cerasuoli, 48, told The Post on Monday. “But I’ve been feeling down because of the whole fire situation. “I’m not really over the...

Step inside the new Dalfonso's Italian Imports in the heart of Buffalo's Five Points neighborhood and get swept away in a celebration of food, and family. "I want you to feel comfortable like you are walking into a place that has been here for 50 years," said Jeffrey Dalfonso, the owner and operator, "I guess the inspiration really was my family's...

It’s been on W46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues for almost a century — long before the phrase “Restaurant Row” had ever been invented — and even today, Barbetta stands as a timeless testament to culinary excellence and enduring tradition. The iconic restaurant was established in 1906 on W39th Street by Sebastian Maioglio, who hailed from Fubi...

Bilena Settepani wasn't even born yet when her parents, Nino and Leah, the former Sicilian and the latter Ethiopian-Eritrean, laid the foundation stone for what is now an Italian-American institution: Settepani Bakery in Brooklyn, a place dedicated to promoting the national baking art. "Nomen omen," one might say. And indeed, they never stopped: wh...

For a decade, Bar Primi has been a reliable go-to for New Yorkers craving a good pasta all'Amatriciana or a four-clove tangle of linguine. And, now, the Bowery staple from NoHo Hospitality—the folks behind fellow downtown favorites Locanda Verde, The Dutch and Lafayette—is getting an uptown sibling, with a new location in Penn District.  Debuting t...

Over a decade after first opening in the West Village and garnering much-deserved attention for its excellent Italian food, Rosemary's will debut a new location in midtown Manhattan tomorrow, joining the brand's other restaurant at 250 First Avenue by 20th Street. Rosemary's Midtown will open at 825 Third Avenue by 50th Street boasting a 100-seat d...

A 50-year-old Italian restaurant in Bensonhurst is looking to rebuild after a two-alarm fire tore through its kitchen last weekend, shuttering the eatery for the foreseeable future. The blaze broke out just before 6 p.m. on April 6 inside Ortobello Restaurant, near the corner of 64th Street and Bay Parkway. Owner Andrea Cerasuoli told Brooklyn Pape...

Tucked away in the heart of Manhattan’s vibrant SoHo district lies a culinary gem that promises an unforgettable dining experience: San Carlo Osteria Piemonte. Situated at 90 Thompson St., this Italian osteria seamlessly blends modern touches with warm hospitality, making it a beloved spot among locals and visitors alike. San Carlo Osteria takes pr...

Salvatore Carlino, chef-owner of Brooklyn’s Lucia Pizza, did not have to look any further than his own upbringing when deciding what he wants his pizza joint to look like. Carlino’s parents were the owners of legendary pizza joint Papa Leone’s: “It’s kind of like having professional athletes for parents, then you decide that you wanna play that spo...

At first glance, Fossetta looks like a mechanics garage with slightly better lighting and sanitation. The black rimmed floor-to-ceiling windows make it seem like the outside world is blending into the restaurant whenever someone opens the front door. There is no obvious host stand, instead, guests are greeted upon arrival by a server scurrying from...

It's hard to imagine a world without Pizza and Pasta. Italian food has blessed the world cuisine with its delightful creations and presented us with a lavish meal which is also affordable at the same time. New York has a special place for Italian food in its heart. The way New York celebrates Italian Food is a sight to behold. In the Big Apple, you...

Bridgehampton will be home to Arthur & Sons, which is opening at 203 Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Turnpike in May. Joe Isidori, a Michelin star chef, is paying tribute to his family’s three generations in the New York restaurant scene, with a menu filled with “old school” Italian American red-sauce favorites.  The restaurant also has a location in Manh...