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The Stretto Bros. have teamed up with local watering hole, Broken Land, to bring their popular sandwiches to Greenpoint. Last month, Broken Land (105 Franklin St.) started serving Stretto sandwiches, and it looks like the partnership might stick around for awhile. The teams at both Stretto and Broken Land have said they are excited to be working to...

The owners of two successful Italian restaurants in Sunnyside opened a gelato shop in the neighborhood Sunday. Valerio Marchi, Gina Mastrovito and Manuel Gregorio, who own Sotto Le Stelle Pizzeria and SoleLuna on Queens Boulevard, opened Arcobaleno Gelateria on July 31 at 44-09 Queens Blvd. The addition represents their third business in Sunnyside,...

In late spring, word spread that Nunzio’s Pizzeria was up for sale. Now, with the transaction complete and a future owner committed to the property at 2155 Hylan Boulevard, owner Robert Whiteaker announced the historic parlor’s final day of business. “Our last day is Friday — or until we run out,” said Whiteaker on Sunday. He’s not replenishing the...

A Capri cuisine-inspired restaurant has opened in the West Village almost exactly one year after a well-received (and since-closed) restaurant launched in the exact same spot. The restaurant Mr. Capri opened at 33 W. 8th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues, on June 24, the owners announced on Instagram. "Sharing the same love and vibe that has sur...

Alleva Dairy is not ready to say arrivederci. The beloved cheese shop in Little Italy is struggling to stay afloat as eviction proceedings aim to end its longtime neighborhood tenure. The landlord of the Grand Street shop – Jerome G. Stabile III – filed a lawsuit back in April to recover years of owed back rent. Court records indicate that the mont...

Ramerino Italian Prime, located steps away from the New York Public Library and Bryant Park, is owned by Sammy V. Gashi, an industry veteran with a career spanning 25-years. He currently owns and operates San Marino SoHo and Antica Ristorante on Stone Street. Ramerino Italian Prime is his take on rural Tuscan cooking and is named for a staple of th...

Hillary Sterling is on fire, literally. The executive chef is serving up modern Italian cuisine created in the heat of a state-of-the-art wood-burning oven and grill at Ci Siamo. The oven and grill are the centerpieces of the open kitchen Sterling presides over alongside a stellar all-woman team at the restaurant, which is located at 440 West 33rd...

With the support of family behind her, Lisa McDonald followed her dreams and opened the doors to her very own Italian restaurant, NonnaLisa’s, at the end of March. Her sisters Jeanine Sawyer, Rachael Sawyer and Greta Sawyer have been working at the restaurant since the opening, and while McDonald is the head cook and owner, her sisters help prepare...

New York City is known for (arguably) hosting some of the best Italian cuisine in the country. We rounded up some of the best options for trying flavorful dishes with attention to quality ingredients. Doesn't hurt if you can sample some Italian wine or a negroni while you're at it. Our selections pull stand-outs from across the boroughs, even if al...

A beloved Long Island business will soon close after decades in business. Swan Prime Meat & Italian Specialties will have its last day in business on Sunday, July 31, the owners announced. The butcher is located at 410 North Wantagh Ave. in Bethpage. "The decision to close down this business was not easy, but we have accomplished our goal of servin...

Il Fornaio Bakery Café is the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch, coffee and desserts, where all their fabulous cakes, pastries, and cookies are made on premises at this delightful corner Café. Il Fornaio means “The Bakery” in Italian and you can stop in any time for a slice of cake, cookies, or cannoli to pick you up on your way home from work. Con...

Named for a small Italian town on the Amalfi Coast, Vico, an Italian restaurant, opened in Farmingdale recently and is getting rave reviews on social media. Owner Joe Fortuna already has 317 Main Street and The Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale and is bringing an original concept to the place with Chef Eric LeVine, chef at 317 Main Street. According to...