Down the street from Wake Forest's campus on Reynolda Road, Karen Dioli serves delicious Italian cuisine paired with a warm smile, making Dioli's Italian Market a favorite restaurant for students. In 1999, Dioli and her husband, Roger, wanted to have more children and settle down.   Based on a family friend's glowing review of Winston-S...

by John Mariani   One peek into the dining room of La Masseria--or now, in good weather, just a glance at the outdoor tables on West 48th Street--shows that after eleven years it is still one of the most popular and eminent restaurants of any stripe in the Theater District.   And, after my recent dinner there, I find its culinary exce...

"E' un successo per le esportazioni, ma è un successo anche nella lotta al contrasto delle imitazioni". Così il Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano commenta l'accordo raggiunto per il mercato degli Stati Uniti – Paese in cui è presente il maggior numero di imitazioni del nome della Dop – con uno dei colossi della distribuzione Usa, la Whole Foods, ch...

Toscana Divino, the premiere modern Italian restaurant and wine bar located in the heart of Mary Brickell Village, is proud to announce a unique one-of-a-kind wine dinner in celebration of ancient Florentine winemaker Antinori's 630th Birthday! Join us in rediscovering how the Florence Renaissance influenced and shaped the world's modern cuisine th...

Many people describe Gelato as "Italian ice cream," but anyone who loves gelato knows that it's really incomparable. It's Italy in two scoops. A fresh, healthy, and delicious dessert that transports you to Rome or Florence without the jet lag.   No passport? No problem. We've got a list of our Top Gelato Shops in America to satisfy your crav...

Restaurante de Riccardo's — which, much like the recently reviewed Lucy's Caboose/The Depot, seems to be suffering a little branding confusion — is situated right on Arsenal Street in Watertown, amid a sea of nefarious chain restaurants. The sign out front reads Restaurante de Riccardo, as does the banner at the top of the eatery's website, but the...

By Pamela Silvestri   Maria Buonsante likes Mondays rather much these days. That's when compliments from weekend parties roll in from patrons of Belvedere Club, the members-only dining and catering operation that she and business partner Stefano Sena run at Casa Belvedere in Grymes Hill.   "It's gaining momentum," said Chef Sena...

By Ann Limpert, Todd Kliman, Anna Spiegel and Cynthia Hacinli   What's the #1 restaurant in Washington? According to our 2016 100 Very Best Restaurants list, it's Fiola Mare, Fabio and Maria Trabocchi's luxurious seafood palace on the Georgetown Waterfront. The full list—which is ranked from 1 to 100 and includes reviews, our favorite d...

by Chris Macias   But of course pizza proliferates in Davis, home of the Aggies and stamping grounds for more than 35,000 students at the University of California, Davis – a population sustained by a quick slice after class or a pie in the dorms to satiate those Friday night munchies.   Right about now, the pizza competition in Davi...

By Elizabeth Vasile Genius Loci is a Latin term, meaning spirit of place. Geographers, historians, and other scholars use it to refer to that element, or quality, or founding principle, that makes a place uniquely itself, that pervades or gives rise to, as a spirit would, all that takes place in an area. One might think of it as a geographic genom...