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Gola Osteria, a daringly original yet startingly authentic Italian restaurant, gives new meaning to the term "Super Tuscan."   Translating roughly as "tavern of gluttony," it's a pleasure palace of gastronomical exuberance. The fare — which includes house-made pasta, sauces and cheeses, wild fish and game, and craft cocktails — is as rich in...

When an Italian mother and a Roman chef are in the kitchen of a new restaurant, you know it's going to be good. That is what's going on at Pax Romana, which opened in downtown White Plains in early February.   The owner's mother is often in the kitchen preparing her lasagna and helping the chef with their fresh homemade dishes, and the chef,...

It's Friday night in Chelsea and the women with beautifully gelled eyebrows and sequin boleros are flagging down the salami cart. This isn't a euphemism: In the gleaming dining rooms of La Sirena, the latest restaurant from celebrity chef Mario Batali and his partner Joe Bastianich, there's a roving antipasti station delivering piles of olives, ch...

Hankering for sfogliatelle? If you're from Staten Island or Brooklyn, you have come to love these flaky, crackling Italian pastries wrapped around a ricotta cheese-based filling. You may ask for these as "Zvoy-Uh-Dell." Or, is that Sa-foy-ya-tella? Mammadelle!   "Sfogliatelle is plural for sfogilatella," says Dr. Lucia Collett...

Filaga, an authentic Sicilian Pizzeria and Rosticceria opened its doors on March 28th at 75 9th avenue in the famous New York Chelsea Market. Founded by Sicilian natives, this pizzeria and rosticceria is inspired by Sicilian style.   The 800 square foot space will at first offer "Pizza al Taglio" (by the square slice), "Pizza ripiena" (...

by Pamela Silvestri   Donned in a black chef coat, Jeremy Pappalardo ducked into the kitchen at Molo, his brand new restaurant venture at 987 Bay St. in Rosebank with pal Joe Guastavino. About 10 minutes later, he stepped through the double doors into a wood-lined dining room with a pair of dishes.   The first one, shrimp cocktai...

Nel quadro delle iniziative in favore del vino italiano sui mercati internazionali abbiamo il piacere di comunicare che dal 7 al 10 febbraio 2016 è prevista a New York la realizzazione della 5° edizione dell'Italian Wine Week 2016 - VINO 2016. La convention, conosciuta negli USA come VINO 2016, e che avrà luogo presso l'Hotel Hilton Midtown, pre...

Northwestern Italy's Piedmont region is best known for its wines and the zippy little Fiat that all other tiny cars aspire to. But there's also Fassone beef, made from a special breed of cattle whose double-muscled meat is prized for its lean tenderness, white truffles from Alba and a buttery take on fondue called bagna cuada.   Six Piedmont...

Along Coney Island's boardwalk, in between hotdog and nacho stands and White Castle burger restaurants, stands Coney's Cones, a colorful gelato shop where for the last two seasons, under the supervision of a young Italian gelato master, hundreds of secret recipes are used to produce fresh, old-fashioned handcrafted iced delicacies for thousands of...

Terra Italian Restaurant is the new name and identity of the former Terra International Cuisine in Albany, which for 22 months was the only full-service kosher restaurant between the lower Hudson Valley and Montreal. It is located at 238 Washington Ave. The Facebook page is here. "There just wasn't support for kosher," Dzavid Cekic, who owned Terr...

Fabio Santalucia learned to cook from both of his grandmothers in the Italian region of Abruzzo. He later served food "inspired by grandmother's teachings" for 14 years at his restaurant in Cortland.   Now Santalucia has opened Fabio's La Buona Cucina inside the Clarion Hotel in Geddes, and has his sights set on a fine-dining location in dow...

Friday, September 25, 2015, 10am The Italian Academy 1161 Amsterdam Ave (south of 118th St.) New York, NY 10027 Organized by: Columbia University in collaboration with: Italian Cultural Institute Free and open to the public. Registration required: www.italianacademy.columbia.edu   Maurizio Martina Italian Minister of Agricultural, Fo...