In New York City, one cannot throw a slice of pepperoni without thwacking an Italian joint of one kind or another; in Albuquerque, the situation is practically reversed. Jeff Spiegel and Katie Gardner moved from NYC back to Albuquerque a few years ago, finding the dearth of Italian restaurants as a call to action: M'Tucci's Kitchina threw open its...

by Claudia Astarita   Italy magazine recently reported the fascinating story of Herb Eckhouse's prosciutto. It is a Made in the USA ham that is not even trying to rival the famous Parma and San Daniele, rather to take inspiration from them on how to create a business out of the huge availability of pigs in Iowa.   Everything started w...

by Marguerite Preston   Here's a guide to eight great restaurants that are serving that traditional Italian-American Christmas Eve dinner, the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Many have taken the literal route, and are serving seven course meals of octopus, salt cod, clams, and more, but there are also few more condensed meals on the list. ...

by Martin J. Reed   For everyone in southwest Shelby County who's been anticipating the opening of Joe's Italian Crossroads Café in Montevallo, the wait will soon be over. The popular Alabaster eatery's new location focusing on takeout is opening Monday at the intersection of Highway 119 and Shelby County Road 22 in north Montevallo, sa...

Torna A Sorrento is a sturdy, no-nonsense brick structure on a corner lot. It's easy to miss as you drive by, and it doesn't bother offering a website of customer testimonials, or a Twitter feed for selfies.   The walls of the tiny foyer are decorated with a haphazard, childlike collage of glossed and polished seashells, and the hostess stat...

by Valeria Fanelli   The Consulate General of Italy has organized a special event, on June 2, to introduce a cinema-culinary journey designed by the images of a great Italian photo reporter, Rino Barillari to Chicago's public.   The event will represent a connection between the art of photography, the culinary Italian quality, and the...

Sunday December 14, 5.30 pmSole Mio - 8657 S Highland Dr, Sandy (Utah) 84093 The Italian American Civic League of Utah is hosting a Christmas Party this year and we would love if you joined us for a night of food, music, friends, & fun. Social starts at 5:30pm with dinner to follow.   Menu: Eggplant Parmesan, Fish Balls, ...

by Josie Sexton   RARE Italian, the latest concept by The Rio owners, is starting to take shape in anticipation of a mid-December opening. The new restaurant at the old Ingredient, 101 S. College Ave., now has an executive chef and general manager to get things running.   Before coming to Fort Collins, RARE's new chef Alex Feldma...

The story of Italian food in America is, in many ways, a story about the color red. There's the wine, the waiters' jackets, the checkered tablecloths, the cherries punctuating the ends of cannoli, and most of all, there's the sauce.   Much of the credit for this redness belongs to the south of Italy: its agricultural and gastronomic embrace...

Marco's Pizza, the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the United States, made its debut appearance at the 31st annual International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas from March 23-26 competing in the International Pizza Challenge. Drawing on its quality ingredients, Marco's Pizza took home the silver prize in the traditional division with its Pepperoni Mag...