E' iniziata la settimana della cucina italiana. Fino al 6 luglio 23 ristoranti italiani offriranno due diverse soluzioni: pranzo a 26 dollari e cena a 40. Sono incluse tre portate, ma bevande e tips sono escluse. Ecco la lista, conviene riservare. Questo il link.   Read more   Fonte: Scopri New York  

The Charcoal Pit has been a landmark on Concord Pike for 57 years, a quintessential American hamburger joint on a Wilmington highway that's straight out of a Hollywood back lot.   Now, the owners of the popular restaurant with the giant "Soup's On" sign in the window are bringing a little Euro flavor to the commercial thoroughfare.  ...

By Terry MarkowitzFinding Filomena's Italian Kitchen was like finding an old friend. This neighborhood restaurant in Costa Mesa brought back memories of the small, family-owned Italian places in New York's Little Italy.   The cozy, welcoming atmosphere, the warm, friendly staff and the classic Italian food all added up to a very pleasant eve...

Over the weekend, we dropped into Emily (919 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, 347-844-9588), the new Clinton Hill pizzeria opened in late January by Brooklyn Central alums Emily and Matt Hyland. The Kickstarter-funded, family-run operation (Emily's sister Lauren greets guests at the door, acting as host, waitress, busser etc) is putting out unfussy Italian...

Husband and wife team Alessandro and Stephanie Bonaventura recently opened Bonaventura Gelato Lounge, which offers handcrafted Italian gelato and sorbetto, in Manhattan Beach. The Bonaventura's moved from Frankfurt, Germany in 2011 and opened their first location in Marina del Rey. They opened their second location in Manhattan Beach in February t...

Sicily's rich tradition of 'dolci' has been shaped by many diverse cultural influences throughout history, from the almonds and oranges introduced by the Arabs to the cocoa beans introduced by the Spanish to the island's industrious pastry-making nuns.   Each dominant culture left behind its own cultural and gastronomic imprint, setting in m...

Belmar's 7th Annual Restaurant Tour will take place on Sunday, March 8th and this year's tour is dedicated to the life and legacy of Tracie Orsi, the beloved chef/owner of Ragin' Cajun who passed away last month after battling cancer. The restaurant tour runs from 11:30am until 4:30pm.   Taste your way through more than thirty restaurants, r...

by Mary Ann Barton   There's a new restaurant in Shirlington that held its soft opening over the weekend: Osteria da Nino. The new Italian restaurant and bar takes the place of The Curious Grape, the longtime Shirlington wine store and restaurant.   The restaurant is located at 2900 S. Quincy St. in Shirlington Village. The Curious Gr...

by Brett Hickman   Just announced yesterday, Dolce Italian is set to open on the ground floor at the Godfrey Hotel this coming Tuesday. This marks the second location from LDV Hospitality (the team behind New York's Scarpetta empire), with the first being in Miami.   The space, which you can see in the gallery above, is refined, but n...

By Philip Potempa   A visit to Gene & Georgetti Italian Steakhouse in downtown Chicago is a legendary experience. After all, this is the place where Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra and Lucille Ball stopped in while "in town" when they wanted a great char-grilled steak in an intimate atmosphere with a "family feel."   And launched in...