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Americans may not be able to travel to Italy anytime soon, but on August 7th, Eataly Flatiron’s popular seasonal rooftop restaurant will offer guests a taste of an Italian summer. Serra Fiorita by Birreria will be decked out in florals with a gin cart and even a special, biweekly flower dinner. The restaurant’s last concept was set to debut in mid...

The East Village just got a new vegan pasta and wine bar thanks to Matthew Kenney, the vegan chef who is creating a plant-based lifestyle brand that offers delicious dining options from coast-to-coast. SESTINA will open for service in East Village starting August 14th with a second location slated to launch in the Culver City area of LA in Septembe...

A chef is a person who generally cooks in a hotel or cafe. This word denotes the chief cook of a hotel or restaurant. He/she is the person who selects the food menus, cook the ordered food, and hoist the restaurant staff. Generally, he/she taste the food items made by co-chefs. Chef tries to bring some new food items for the restaurant by using his...

“The city that never stops” always takes a challenge and turns it into an opportunity. This summer was no exception. With Covid-19 restrictions banning indoor dining, New York restaurants are bringing the party outdoors with new sidewalk seating arrangements and patios that could compete with Paris café trottoirs and Roman piazzas. Since the city a...

Leopoldo Mucci è il fondatore “missionario” di Taci, il caffè newyorchese che questo 25 luglio compie 25 anni di attività. Un luogo magico, dove generazioni di giovani cantanti d’opera si sono esibiti per la prima volta davanti ad un pubblico per riceverne l’applauso. Pubblico variegato, dai new  yorker a quello arrivato apposta da qualche angolo d...

Husband-wife team Anisa and Michele Iuliano, owners of seven full-service Italian restaurants in New York City, planned to open a new eatery in Manhattan’s Financial District in April. The buildout was almost complete when everything came to a screeching halt in March. As the pandemic wore on, Anisa realized that the original plan to create a siste...

To celebrate the grand opening of Baci (the Italian word for ‘kisses’) Ristorante, an open-air party for family and friends showcased the amenities offered by the full-service restaurant and cocktail lounge. The spankin’ new dining spot at 1657 Richmond Rd. in Dongan Hills — the former home of Mario’s — is the brainchild of Alessandro (Alex) Borgog...

It’s the noodle kid on the block! A new Park Slope pasta shop will open its doors on Monday, offering an unpretentious dining experience for the family-heavy neighborhood, said the new owner of Pasta Louise on Eighth Avenue and Eighth Street.  “There’s a lot of good Italian around here, but it’s kind of dim, a little more upscale. I don’t exactly f...

“Yes, They’re Open” is a web series highlighting local bars and restaurants that are still open for takeout, delivery or pickup during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Live streams from the featured restaurants are broadcast on the Advance Facebook page every weekday around 3 p.m. On Thursday, the Advance/SILive.com visited EAT Italian at 655 R...

They say that health starts in the kitchen, so quality food and ingredients are often even better medicine than drugs. A rule that’s rather difficult to follow when you’re dining out – unless you “have an experience” at Quartino Bottega Organica in New York City, one of the few restaurants in the Big Apple where you can have lunch and dinner every...

Roman cuisine is trending in the U.S. as on-the-go diners increasingly seek soul-satisfying and delicious food with seasonal ingredients and rich history. In fact, Americans are getting to know Roman cuisine more and more, appreciating its simplicity and its tastiness. A relevant sign of its popularity is the growing number of Roman-inspired restau...

A few weeks ago, I went shopping at Caputo’s Bakery Shop, and Court Street Pastry in my old Carroll Gardens neighbourhood. During these hard times, there is nothing like ciabatta bread and sweet delicious pastries to bite back on that locked-in feeling. Thankfully, bakeries are considered essential businesses. Stopping in at Caputo’s first, I recog...