When Tony and Cathy Mantuano met at Milwaukee’s Nantucket Shores, he was a student at UWM working in the kitchen. She worked front of the house. Food and wine brought them together, but their relationship is the foundation for everything they do.  For 35 years, Tony, the founding chef at Michelin-starred Spiaggia, kept Italian dining in the spotlig...

Join NIAF for A Mangiare: A Cultural History for Foodies, with Author of La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z, Carla Gambescia. Tuesday July 14, 7:00pm EST. Test your knowledge about Italian cuisine while discovering little-known facts and the origin stories behind some of Italian cuisine's most iconic in...

Tune in this Wednesday for the next episode of OSDIA Interviews LIVE! Watch interview Wednesday (7/8) at 1:30pm EST/10:30am PST on Facebook Live, our hosts Clarissa Burt and Mary Kovach will be joined by LA-based Italian chef, food writer, cookbook author and host of A Queen In The Kitchen, Ale Gambini! Don't forget to leave your questions for Ale...

This week, the culinary star and home cook extraordinaire, Giada De Laurentiis, launched the ninth season of “Giada at Home 2.0” on the Food Network. For the premier, Giada cooked up some Italian favorites, including lemony spaghetti with zucchini. "Never thought I'd be shooting a Food Network show on my iPhone," she wrote, sharing a collection of...

Washington Street is busy — that is a fact. Bustling stores, busy restaurants, and heavy traffic are hard not to find on Wash. But, nestled a stone’s throw away from the busy hustle and bustle of the thoroughfare is a cozy, family-owned Italian eatery called Frankie + Ava’s, located at 208 Washington Street. This restaurant is known for its diverse...

Char, smoke, meat, and loads of umami are the essence of any barbecue and Italian red wine is the finest pairing. The ultimate grilled meat experience is steak Florentine (bistecca alla fiorentina)— an amply sized bone-in steak cut that is grilled over hot coals—if you’re really doing it right you are working with Chianina, an indigenous Tuscan cat...

Siete a Palermo, il caldo arabo è soffocante e si riflette nei toni dorati di tufo della Cattedrale emanando rifrazioni distorte d’aria. Vi smuovete come anguille nella calca e nei rumori del centro storico fino a sgusciare nel magma ribollente di colori e profumi del Mercato del Capo… Odori inebrianti vi scorrono addosso come acqua di sorgente, co...

Hungry? A new neighborhood Italian spot has you covered. The new addition to Coral Way, called Coral House Miami, is located at 1762 Coral Way. The new restaurant is located inside "a beautiful, cozy and unique house turned into a traditional Italian Pizzeria," according to the business's Facebook page. "From wood-fired cooked pizzas to handmade pa...

When it comes to pizza, I’m typically a fan of the less-is-more approach. I’m a stickler for solid ingredients that can speak for themselves. When it comes to food trucks, I want more, and I always want them within walking distance. The last food truck boom happened when people lost their jobs and rents for brick and mortar locations became unfeasi...

Italian Cuisine – from 1929 the most authoritative and long-standing cooking monthly in Italy and in the rest of the world – with the July issue launches a new and ambitious communication project aimed at supporting the universal value of gastronomic culture Italian: a great choral initiative to nominate “ Italian cuisine” as an intangible heritage...