The longtime chef and owner of former French Quarter favorite Cafe Giovanni, Duke LoCicero, opened his new restaurant and bar in Metairie this week. In the works since spring, Dab’s Bistro brings LoCicero’s Southern Italian and Louisiana flavors to the neighborhood two years after closing his 26-year old Decatur Street fixture. LoCicero (also known...

Award-winning chef and television personality Christian Petroni has created a new line of bold, simple, and indulgent recipes exclusively for Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN), bringing classic Italian-American comfort food to home cooks across the country. Petroni created the new recipes, that each bring a unique, flavor-packed twist to a classic Italian-Am...

Millennials are more likely to dine on Italian food than any other generation - because it “looks good” on social media. The study of 2,000 adults found almost three-quarters of 22 to 35-year-olds describe Italian food as their favorite type of cuisine, compared to just 42 percent of people over 55 years old. And while 63 percent of young adults lo...

The excruciating wait to devour a haul of food from Eataly is about to get a lot shorter with the debut of the Italian marketplace’s latest restaurant, which will allow guests to pick their own raw ingredients from Eataly’s various market counters for their meal. Eataly Chicago will open the “market-to-table” concept, Osteria del Mercato, on Nov. 1...

Residents and visitors in Madison have another option to get their pizza fix as Tino's Artisan Pizza Co. has opened their doors to patrons. Mayor Robert Conley joined by representatives from Tino's Artisan Pizza Co., Council, Downtown Development Commission and the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening ribbon cutting...

Things almost never change at Ottavio’s Italian Restaurant. And that’s just how patrons of the family-owned business in Old Town Camarillo like it. “We love that people feel at home when they walk in the doors,” said Julie Belvedere Thomason, whose parents, Ottavio and Noella Belvedere, opened the Ventura Boulevard restaurant in 1969.  As co-owner,...

The same food items consumed day in and day out may bring boredom to one's taste bud. Restricting to same taste is unhealthy too. Trying something delicious and tasty won't put too much of stress to one's stomach. Since almost everyone is quite diet conscious, choosing the right food item becomes necessary.Opting for pizza in Weston and Miramar, Fl...

Over the past 15 years the the Americans of Italian Heritage Council, which runs the annual Columbus Cup Golf and Bocce Feast at Bellewood Country Club near Pottstown, has focused on foods with “Old World” flair. A major part of their mission statement focuses on preserving Italian heritage. To Italians, that means food. Yes, there is plenty of Ita...

“We waste 33 percent of the world’s food production. This is insane!”, exclaims Massimo Bottura during his presentation at this year’s UNESCO World Forum on the future of food. Bottura’s 3 Michelin star restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena – in the Emilia-Romagna region – has been named the World’s Best Restaurant not once, but twice. In additi...

Like in Italy, where gelato shops are frequented by people of all ages—from toddlers to nonnas—the newly opened Caffè Panna in Manhattan’s Gramercy Park is visited by ice cream lovers from young to old. It’s a corner shop, so it’s airy and the daylight floods in. One side serves ice cream, while the other has a coffee bar that dishes out affogatos,...