Review: Old-school Italian is alive and well at Nino’s in Atlanta

Jan 10, 2017 511

By Ligaya Figueras


There is a neighborhood in my hometown of St. Louis called the Hill. Great things have come out of that Italian immigrant pocket. Like baseball legends Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola. Like five of the no-name guys on the slapdash 1950 U.S. men's national team who defeated England in a 1-0 World Cup upset known as the "Miracle on Grass."

The Hill also is home to loads of mom-and-pop Italian ristorantes, grocers and bakeries. It's the headquarters for national sausage name Volpi, and is purported to be the birthplace of a St. Louis specialty known as toasted ravioli.

Italians sure have flavored life this side of the ocean, I thought, as I twirled nicely al dente spaghetti at Nino's on Cheshire Bridge Road in Atlanta.

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