Spending the morning rush at a café for a quick coffee and pastry is not as common as it used to be. But luckily, there's still Italian breakfast in bed! This week, Leonelli Focacceria e Pasticceria, an Italian bakery located in the Evelyn Hotel of Manhattan, launched Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone's latest treat: frozen sfogliatelle ready to bake a...

A popular Bridgeport Italian restaurant is establishing a second location in Norwalk, CT. Massimo’s Pizza and Restaurant, located at 100 Boston Ave. in Bridgeport, will open a new location on Westport Avenue. The plan to expand to Norwalk was in the works for a while, as restaurant owner and namesake Massimo Colandrea filed to establish Massimo Piz...

Stephen Starr, the restaurateur behind D.C.’s Le Diplomate and St. Anselm, is officially partnering with Los Angeles-based chef Nancy Silverton to bring an Italian market and restaurant to the former Dean & DeLuca location, part of the Georgetown Park development. The 20,000-square-foot restaurant and market is slated to open in late 2023, accordin...

Are you the type of person that always has trouble choosing a dish from the menu when dining out in Kansas? Find yourself having to flip a coin, or maybe “eeny, meeny, miny, moe” it? If that sounds like you, one place you’ll definitely want to avoid is Paisano’s Ristorante in Topeka. This spot has been serving up delicious Italian eats for over th...

Are you in the mood for some delicious Italian food? If the answer is yes, you should check out these places in Ohio (this list is by no means comprehensive!). Bruno's RistoranteLocated in northeast Ohio, Bruno's is considered by many patrons to be one of the best Italian restaurants in the area. When you try some of their food, you'll find it hard...

Vito’s, a treasured Seattle landmark on First Hill, has seen a lot of ups and downs during the past seven decades. Opened in 1953 by brothers Vito and Jimmy Santoro, the restaurant drew its clientele from many walks of life – politicians and newspaper reporters, sports stars and business owners, and many of the doctors and nurses who worked at near...

According to inspectors from the Michelin Guide in Italy, Ristorante Acquerello near Milan serves “modern” Italian cuisine, “although more than one word is needed to do justice to this restaurant.” In awarding its star, Michelin recommends Acquerello customers order the restaurant’s tasting menu for its “fine balance of delicate flavors and origina...

THERE’S AN “AIR OF SECRECY” surrounding certain establishments, then there’s Chef Vola’s. This unmarked, cash-only feasting hall has no advertised phone number, email, or website, equated by one New York Times food critic to “a game of hide and seek.” The space comes by it naturally: It was likely once a speakeasy. Before it became a restaurant in...

Montesacro — the San Francisco-based Italian restaurant that bills itself as the first to serve Roman-style pinsa in the United States — may have gotten its start off a gritty sidestreet in the heart of SoMa. But these days the restaurant finds itself in very different environs: On Saturday, November 26, Montesacro expands for the first time to the...

Tony and Sonya Marciante, the owners of Chef Tony’s Restaurant, located at 5225 Pooks Hill at Promenade Towers in Bethesda, announced they will blend the Chef Tony’s brand with the “wonderful accolades of Amalfi Restaurant.” Chef Tony’s Restaurant serves seafood, Mediterranean and tapas. Some of its menu items include braised Icelandic cod, “Dad’s...