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Vince’s Italian, an old-fashioned Italian restaurant serving up traditional family recipes, just celebrated 50 years in Renton. Inspired by the possibilities posed by the American Dream, founders Vince and Ada Mottola emigrated from Naples, the birthplace of pizza, to the U.S. in 1954 and opened Vince’s Restaurant on Empire Way — now known as Marti...

Bombo Italian Kitchen from restaurateur and chef Ethan Stowell has opened at the Seattle Convention Center in Washington. Designed by Graham Baba Architects, the 4,200-square-foot restaurant features large bi-fold Douglas fir doors that open up to the center’s 9th Street plaza for an indoor-outdoor experience. Entering the restaurant from the plaza...

Seeing cattle graze in pastures along the Palouse Highway isn’t uncommon, but the herd grazing at Owens Farm is unusual. The grey-white cattle are 100% full-blood Piedmontese, a breed that originated in the Piedmont region of northwest Italy. Justin Owens and his wife, Lauren, are raising the herd on his late grandfather’s 200-acre spread. “I didn’...

It is fitting that there is a photo of Arnold Schwarzenegger sitting on the cash register at Pasta La Vista. This new Italian eatery moved into Reno Public Market earlier this year. There are constantly new food stalls calling RPM home, but this one caught our attention—and has made a name for itself—based on their method for cooking pasta inside o...

Italian-born Francesco Camuffo brings the art of pasta-making to the islands. His love for homemade pasta and keeping his Nona’s recipe and pasta-making techniques alive inspired him to create Bambino’s. Bambino’s is an authentic and homemade Italian pasta take-out and delivery service in Kakaako. Camuffo, who comes from a small town near Venice, a...

With many restaurants, it has become common, nigh unto a cliché, to speak of “elevating” foods that are typically straightforward: elevated bar staples, elevated comfort classics, elevated street eats. But elevating is a trickier lift than it might seem. When does elevating become erasing? Put another way: Is it still a Philly cheesesteak if it spo...

Brody’s Italian, 10810 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix, is announcing its rebranding from Nick’s Italian, and is now under new owner, Jason Brody. Guided by a profound dedication to excellent hospitality cultivated since his early days in the industry, Mr. Brody is poised to elevate the dining experience for all patrons while preserving the cherished ele...

For decades, Tomaso Maggiore made authentic Italian food that people loved in the Valley. He passed away in 2021. Just a few months after his death, his daughter, Melissa Maggiore Meyer, opened a new restaurant in Scottsdale. Now, she’s celebrating the restaurant's 3rd anniversary, and Tomaso Maggiore’s legacy lives on. "When you enter the room, I...

If you’re a fan of the classic Aperol spritz, wait until you see what Eataly Las Vegas has in store for you this spring and summer. A form of the spritz first came into being in the 1800s, evolving until it reached today’s form, with an amaro, sparkling white wine and soda water. But by adjusting for other spirits, there’s incredible flexibility in...

Picture this – you're enjoying a night out with friends sipping on a glass of Schiava wine from northeast Italy and eating house-made pasta in a cozy neighborhood restaurant. You might think this scenario can only play out while on a Mediterranean vacation, but you can also experience here in the Northwest. Lioness is the latest offering from renow...

It’s always handy to have a restaurant next door. Lexie’s Bistro, an Italian-American spot, is planned to open in May at the Ilumina on Raiders Way community in west Henderson. The restaurant draws on some serious professional provenance, with executive chef David Jones formerly of Jean-Georges Steakhouse at Aria and Prime Steakhouse at Bellagio, a...

If you haven’t heard of All’Antico Vinaio, you’re missing out on one of the buzziest new eating experiences in the Las Vegas Valley, appropriately situated at the exciting UnCommons complex in the southwest. The storied Italian sandwich emporium based in Florence opened its fifth location in January and has maintained consistent lines out the door...