The Tiramisù World Cup was held in Treviso (Veneto), a contest in which 200 non-professional pastry chefs compete in the execution of one of the most famous Italian desserts in the world. In the "original recipe" category, a heart-shaped dessert won. In the "creative" category, a version with ham and melon. Various criteria were used for the evalua...

The owners of I’m Eddie Cano, the mod Italian-American restaurant that’s become a neighborhood favorite over the past three years in Chevy Chase, are close to opening a seat-free, European-style bar next-door where customers can down a quick digestif and talk soccer. The new place, simply named Italian Bar, models itself after Roman businesses wher...

Italian food is once again being cooked up in DiTondo’s storied Seneca Street kitchen. But as the restaurant reopens after a three-year hiatus, it has a new name, new owners and a new vision. Rita DiTondo, a great-granddaughter of original owner Sebastiano DiTondo, and her father, John, bought the restaurant from John’s cousins in 2019. She and her...

Mamma Rosa Ristorante is located at 252 Route 100 in Somers. Owner and Executive Chef Fortunato Multari opened the eatery in October of 2011. Guests can choose from a variety of pasta dishes, such as gnocchi bolognese and lobster ravioli.  The restaurant also offers Chicken Francese, Chicken Piccata, Shrimp Scampi and more. Check out the full menu...

Food is always a good way to go deep in the customs and the history of a town. A case in point is Turin’s street food: its old and at this point very popular recipes still prepared just like old times are served to tourists curious to taste the local delicacies, whilst walking past the historical and artistic beauties that Turin has to offer.  Turi...

Joe and Rosalba Monteleone were born in Italy, grew up and lived in Brooklyn, New York, but they found their home in New Bethlehem. Joe’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant at 710 Broad Street has been in operation for 23 years this coming January and is an American success story. Joe came to Brooklyn from Italy when he was 16 and Rosa when she was fo...

The Original Pinsaria, 211 N. Veterans Parkway, Suite 5, Bloomington, is this week's pick for restaurant of the week. Simone Stefanucci is the chief operation officer and co-owner of the restaurant, which opened in November 2020. Stefanucci was born and raised in Rome and moved to the U.S. in November 2019 with his wife Letizia.  "I believe eati...

In the years that Alessandro Acquista spent inside his family's Queens trattoria, there was barely a task he didn't do. As a teenager, he'd work alongside his father on the weekends. Later, after studying at the French Culinary Institute and working in other New York City restaurants, he returned to Acquista Trattoria and worked every station and p...

The Italian House on Park got some special national recognition. OpenTable, on online restaurant-reservation service, recently named the Westfield restaurant as one of its 100 Best Neighborhood Gems in America for 2021. The Italian House on Park, 219 Park St., is one of only two restaurants in Indiana to earn the honor. The Italian House on Park is...

A private party area for up to 50 people and expanded seating section are two of Pascarella Brothers Delicatessen's latest add-ons. The beloved Italian-American establishment run by brothers Anthony and Gino Pascarella, offers sprawling breakfast and lunch menus, which includes homemade breakfast sandwiches, frittatas, the "Jersey Diner" special, "...