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Locale, a new Italian restaurant in Mountain’s Edge, aims to be that neighborhood joint you can pop into for supper any night of the week. Though it has only been open two months, it has already earned some serious buzz, especially for the chef at its helm.  Nicole Brisson, who has spent the majority of her career running massive operations like Ca...

FOR A LONG TIME, the Alki Homestead served fried-chicken dinners, the old-fashioned, family-style kind with plenty of side dishes plus, of course, biscuits with butter and jam. The décor of that era inside the circa 1904 West Seattle building — a sort of log-cabin manor, constructed of Douglas fir — might best be described as Extreme Grandma, with...

Pueo’s Osteria, an Italian-inspired eatery in Waikoloa, will celebrate its six-year anniversary with a red carpet entry on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, with complimentary amuse bouche, “6 for $6 each” late-night food specials and also drink specials. Since opening on Aug. 16, 2013, owners Jim and Christine Babian could not be more pleased with the succes...

Grand Army Tavern, Northeast Portland’s neighborhood-friendly cocktail bar and restaurant, will turn its front room into a new pasta restaurant next month, The Oregonian/OregonLive has learned. The new restaurant, Campana, was born from the restaurant’s occasional pasta nights. It will start with just three nights of service a week. But this is mor...

For nearly 17 years, regional Italian food chain Casa Mia has been serving up hot, homemade food — chopped, baked and sautéed from a small kitchen in Yelm.  Even today, the hometown franchise’s mission for hospitable home-styled dining is greater than ever. “The Casa Mias are consistent. I think that we all support each other and we strive for good...

Kim Jong Grillin’ owner Han Ly Hwang and longtime cook Reuben DeMarco will bring Italian cold-cuts and chicken Parm to Southeast Portland at a new sandwich cart, DeMarco’s Sandwiches. At the new cart, DeMarco and Hwang will serve a short menu of Italian-American subs inspired in part by DeMarco’s days cooking at Italian restaurants in Boston. So fa...

A new Italian restaurant has opened in Birch Bay, giving locals a chance to try a selection of authentic Italian dishes prepared by an experienced restaurateur. Since its opening on July 5, Scampi Osteria has already received praise for its menu that includes spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant parmesan, chicken parmesan, carbonara, lasagna, linguini...

Hidden behind the former Crown Imports building on 7th Street in Phoenix is a little slice of heaven. Growing up in New York, every neighborhood had its favorite Italian restaurant where friends would gather to revel in two- or three-hour dinners, laugh at a lifetime of shared memories, and share a bottle or six of wine. Pubblico Italian Eatery is...

Ambra Italian Kitchen + Bar takes over the former Fiamma space at the MGM Grand, pegging an August debut. One of the biggest highlights? A speakeasy filled with a cocktail bar doling out cocktails such as the 1850 Sazerac, the 1896 Daiquiri, and the 1919 Negroni. MGM Resorts International corporate mixologist Craig Schoettler created the cocktail m...

This week, I went to a restaurant that I have gone to so many times. In fact, when I moved to Las Vegas in 2008 this was one of the first restaurants that I went to and it quickly became my go-to spot when I worked on the East side of town. It also was the restaurant that I took my wife Lori to for our first date. I’m not sure if it was me or the g...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Phoenix, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs. 1. Pizzeria Bianco Topping the list is Pizzeria Bianco. Located at 4743 N. 20th St. in Camelback East, the Italian and pizza spot, which offers...

Bartolo’s has all the makings of a friendly neighborhood trattoria with its bright, corner location near the Swaner Nature Preserve in Kimball Junction and a welcome price point for residents and visitors. All it needs now is a few adjustments to sauces and service. Owner and chef Alex Bartolo worked in various Italian restaurants before opening hi...