By Valentina Harris   Considering that is 96 per cent Catholic, it is not surprising that Christmas is treated as a very important occasion. In addition to the religious traditions, the festivities centre on spending time with friends and family – and much like in Britain, the gathering of loved ones has a heavy focus on food.   The d...

by Nicole Danna   Grato is a good name for James Beard Award-nominated chef Clay Conley's new restaurant. The meaning — "grateful" in Italian — is exactly how Conley feels about his latest venture, set to open in West Palm Beach January 8.   "I live in the community [where Grato is located], and for a while I've dreamed of opening a p...

By Emily Siegel   The gist: Little Italy has long been a destination for OG Italian-American joints that are often set their ways, but newcomer Aunt Jake's Italian Specialties lets the diner decide with customizable pastas and more. Following the made-to-order, counter service trend popularized by chains like Chipotle, Aunt Jake's offers cus...

To meet the growing demand for pizza in the growing states of South Dakota and Montana, Marco's Pizza® franchise is seeking to partner with entrepreneurs who want a slice of the action. How big is the demand for pizza in South Dakota and Montana? The oil boom in North Dakota has added a ton of momentum behind the economies of South Dakota and...

Terra Ristorante, a renowned Northern Italian restaurant located in the heart of downtown Greenwich opened a new restaurant Jan. 10 in Danbury. Over 25 years ago, founder and owner, Ramze Zakka, opened Terra Restaurant, the first of his eight eateries, to fulfill his dream of owning a restaurant that offers simple yet delicious food in a warm and i...

Tra gli innumerevoli amanti e appassionati della bella lingua italiana in città, c'è un gruppo in continua crescita che organizza interessanti eventi da ormai quasi dieci anni. Il Gruppo Meetup di Lingua Italiana di San Francisco è composto oggi da più di 900 membri, e continua ancora a fare incontrare italiano-americani i quali condividono una pa...

By JJ Knight Since spring, several new eateries have enticed diners to sample their fare. If you have yet to try them, visit one of these fresh offerings on the foodie scene.   Perhaps a newcomer will become a weekly tradition.   Read more   Source: http://www.starnewsonline.com  

A beloved Dodger family member and icon, a renowned international baseball ambassador, and a very important ingredient to the Dodger brand, Tommy Lasorda bleeds Dodger Blue. When the club opened the new Tommy Lasorda Italian Trattoria at Dodger Stadium, it immediately became a fan favorite.   The legendary Hall of Famer worked together with...

Reinforcing the ever-growing popularity of Italian food and winer in the United States, Italy will again dominate this year's Summer fancy Food Show.   In the Area ITALIA that extends over two floors of the Javits Center, the Italian Trade Commission will bring together an impressive range of exceptional products, all distinguished by their...

In Boston, the North End is often considered the epicenter of the Italian dining scene. And it is — but not all eateries are created equal, and for every awesome option (like these) there are some less-than-stellar spots sliding by on tourist dollars.   For a side of buzz with your bucatini, you'll want to think outside the geographic box, a...