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David Pasternack, who gained a reputation at Esca for his affinity with sea creatures, has a new showcase for Italian seafood. He is introducing uncommon selections, like fusilli with Atlantic surf clams. "Surf clams are my new favorite," he said.   "They're sweet and briny and not at all tough. But nobody here is using them. They're mainly...

By Emily Siegel   The gist: Little Italy has long been a destination for OG Italian-American joints that are often set their ways, but newcomer Aunt Jake's Italian Specialties lets the diner decide with customizable pastas and more. Following the made-to-order, counter service trend popularized by chains like Chipotle, Aunt Jake's offers cus...

Daniel Humm and Will Guidara of the three-Michelin-star restaurant Eleven Madison Park and the NoMad teamed up again to create Mamma Guidara's, a weekly pop-up at the NoMad Bar "inspired by long-gone tourist trap Mamma Leone's," according to the New York Post, which declared Humm's chicken Parmesan as "autumn's must-have dish," despite only having...

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is capturing the essence of a Roman-style trattoria with its newest Delta One Winter menu. Beginning Dec. 1, customers flying in the Delta One cabin on select trans-Atlantic routes to Europe and Transcon flights between New York's John F. Kennedy Airport and Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco Internation...

by Dwight Casimere   New York's Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street in Manhattan, is the prestigious venue that will host the final stop of the Slow Wine US Tour, Monday, Feb. 3.   In addition to presenting more than 70 selected Italian wine producers who represent Slow Wine values, the all-day event will begin with a series of...

Reinforcing the ever-growing popularity of Italian food and winer in the United States, Italy will again dominate this year's Summer fancy Food Show.   In the Area ITALIA that extends over two floors of the Javits Center, the Italian Trade Commission will bring together an impressive range of exceptional products, all distinguished by their...

di Liliana Rosano Prima i numeri e i bilanci, poi le marmellate siciliane e i grani antichi. Prima Roma e poi New York. C'è un prima e un dopo nella vita di Beatrice Ughi, fondatrice e presidente di Gustiamo, l'azienda con sede nel Bronx, a New York, che importa prodotti Italiani di qualità con un'attenzione ai produttori, al territorio, alla qual...

by Hailey Eber   On a recent Saturday, Christopher Nicolla enjoyed the same over-the-top Italian hospitality and delectable pasta he had the week before while vacationing in Rome — but he wasn't in Europe.   Nicolla, a 27-year-old menswear designer, dined at Antica Pesa, an Italian restaurant in Williamsburg that opened last fall. It'...

A Bronx pasta legend whose meticulously handcrafted ravioli fed families for 80 years has died. Mario Borgatti, who owned the iconic Borgatti's Ravioli and Egg Noodles, passed away Oct. 8 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, his family said. He was 97.   "He always said his success was the joy he gave to families who bought his pasta," said hi...

Located near LaGuardia Airport and Jackson Heights, Joey's Place in East Elmhurst draws a faithful clientele to the restaurant for excellent Italian cuisine and to the adjacent bar and lounge that always hosts a lively crowd.   Joey's Place has been serving the community, airport staff and visitors to New York staying in nearby hotels for 21...

by Serena Dai Chances are, you've already spotted new casual Italian restaurant Pietro Nolita on social media even though it's not fully open yet. It is striking because it is all pink. Everything — the chairs, the tables, the walls, the sign, and the pots for all the plants — is a different shade. You will be able to spot it on Elizabeth Street e...

By Don Cazentre The latest news on the downtown Syracuse dining scene involves two places that specialize in Italian food and brick-oven pizzas. • Apizza Regionale. It opened in April at 260 W. Genesee St., and his been serving dinner only since then. Today, it starts serving lunch as well. Lunch hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through...