Ralph's Italian Ice's moved into their new location in Hazlet. The popular Italian ice shop moved right next door from their old location, moving from 1729 Union Avenue to 1731 Union Avenue, according to the Asbury Park Press. They decided to move because a road-widening project made parking too difficult at the old location, according to the repor...

Rock legend Jon Bon Jovi came to Las Vegas on May 9 to pay a visit to the most recent addition to The Palm at The Forums Shop at Caesars Palace, his own caricature added to the restaurant's iconic walls. Bon Jovi was joined by his son, Jesse, for lunch at The Palm on Thursday afternoon. Prior to being seated, the two signed their names below their...

Today, New York City gains an Italian restaurant from a chef who trained in Massimo Bottura’s famous three-Michelin-starred restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy. Chef Stefano Secchi makes his local debut tonight with Rezdôra, where the cuisine will be heavily influenced by the years the chef spent in northern Italian kitchens. He brings...

Al Bernardi, a longtime veteran of the tomato industry, died April 25 at his home in Green Valley, AZ. He was 92. Mr. Bernardi was born Jan. 8, 1927, in Firebaugh, CA, to Joe and Yolanda Bernardi, and spent his early years in Merced, Le Grand, and Madera, CA. At age 17, Mr. Bernardi lost his father and he was responsible for raising the family toma...

Corrado's Market, an Italian specialty store, will open its first Morris County location in Denville on Saturday, May 11. The store will open in Denville Commons (3130 Rt. 10 West) at 8 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Denville Mayor Thomas Andes. Music, treats, and prizes will be offered up. Corrado's first opened in 1950, and has bee...

Craving some freshly made Italian specialties? Look no further than Ravenna Osteria, located at 1099 N. Division Street in Peekskill. The eatery provides savory and traditional Italian fare; from pizza to pasta, soups, salads, veal, eggplant and much more, this top-rated establishment is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys authentic Italian cui...

A new Italian restaurant is coming to Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood at 2717 N. Proctor St. Crudo & Cotto will open in the second-story space where Soul and Old House Cafe formerly operated. Expect a summer opening. Its owners are Giampaolo Falchetti and Kathryn Philbrook, the husband-wife duo behind Olympia’s Basilico Ristorante. The restaurant’s c...

You might think of South Philly as our Little Italy. I’ll make a case for a different neighborhood. Also this week, I find interesting Lebanese cooking in a Malvern shopping center and tasty sandwiches from a hole in the wall in Fishtown. And Craig LaBan is here, all choked up about a spring vegetable. If you need food news, click here and fo...

The Mediterranean diet enjoys a prestigious position across the globe, often named one of the world’s most healthy diets. Many people are confused as to why, however. Aren’t Mediterranean diets, especially Italian cuisine, rich in pasta, pizza, and other fatty and starchy foods? Turns out there is more than meets the eye (or tongue!) during an auth...

You need to do little more than drive past the former Juniper 61 at 6030 W. North Ave. to see that a transformation has taken place. That's largely due to the hand-painted exterior signs that grace the building, which is now home to Ca' Lucchenzo Pastificio & Enoteca. In fact, if you love pasta, you'll likely want to make it a point to investigate...