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Located directly next to the Jones Beach Hotel in Wantagh, Toto's Restaurant – an Italian steakhouse – first opened their doors for business 5 months ago. When it comes to the packed culinary landscape of Long island's South shore, it takes something special to stand out from the pack, but that's just what the owner of Toto's Restaurant – a brand-n...

After a successful run as a local pop-up, Macchina is officially a Bedford Avenue staple. The team behind Williamsburg restaurants Roebling Sporting Club and The Bedford announces is opening of the second outpost of Macchina, an Italian-American restaurant and pizzeria located at North 11th and Bedford. Macchina’s original location opened in Midtow...

When it comes to cooking creativity and culinary prowess, striving for excellence can be a challenge, especially in today’s world of fusion cuisines and the mixing of food cultures and disciplines. Although chefs all share a common bond when it comes to their deep-rooted passion for cooking, in the field of culinary arts these days, the competition...

Located around the corner from its beloved West Village predecessor, L’Artusi, a neighborhood favorite going on 13 years, is the new casual Italian wine bar and restaurant, b’artusi. Led by executive chef Joe Vigorito (Via Carota)—who also helped see L’Artusi through all of the challenges brought on by the pandemic—b’artusi is an intimate gathering...

Eataly, the massive Italian marketplace that has become a centerpiece of Flatiron, is debuting its first indoor restaurant concept since 2018 on November 5. Bar Milano, which will feature 70 seats in total, takes over Manzo's location, the meat-heavy eatery that closed over a year ago. As its name suggests, the new spot's menu will focus on foods e...

...And, uh, need we say more? OK, yes, we guess we do.  The next time you feel the need to impress someone without too much of a fuss, ONE19 Wine Bar is your answer. The relaxed destination, from the team behind Char Sue, may be located behind a deli on Essex Street, but it's purposely trying to shrug off the to-do of the whole "speakeasy" thing. I...

Italian Restaurant Sac's Place will host its 23rd annual Abruzzo Pastoral Night and Pig Roast to honor its Italian roots on Thursday, November 4th and Thursday, November 11th at Sac's Place, 35-11 35th Avenue Astoria, NY. Abruzzo is a little-known region in Italy that the Sacramone family used to call home. Its location between the mountains and se...

Nowadays, pizza in New York is everywhere. It’s become such an integral part of the state that it’s hard to imagine a time when it didn’t exist here. But it really wasn’t all that long ago that the first pizzeria in New York (and for that matter, America) opened up. You can still get pizza from that same restaurant today. Lombardi’s Pizza, the firs...

An Italian café is set to open inside a new high-rise apartment building on the Long Island City waterfront. Santa Chiaro Café will open in December on the ground floor of 52-41 Center Boulevard, a 44-story residential building at Hunters Point South. It will be the first café owned solely by Cristiano Rossi, an Italian immigrant who lives in Willi...

A new restaurant that promises to up Park Slope's pizza game has officially opened its doors on Sixth Avenue. Crosta, which means crust in Italian, opened its 486 Sixth Ave. storefront near 12th Street on Wednesday evening. The new eatery is led by Executive Chef Andres Rodas and co-owner Andres Whang, who own several other restaurants in the bo...

A new restaurant that focuses on coastal Italian cuisine made with local ingredients is set to open its doors in the Hudson Valley in the coming weeks. Primo Waterfront is preparing to host its official grand opening in Orange County sometime in November, according to owner Jesse Camac, who also is a co-created Heritage Food + Drink in Wappingers F...

The Consorzio di Tutela Vini d'Abruzzo is pleased to announce its participation in the Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour taking place in New York at the Second Floor Eventi hotel on October 25th, and in San Francisco at The Clift Royal Sonesta hotel on October 27th. The Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour is one of the most important and prominent...