“Our rule here is that we don’t serve anything my mother wouldn’t serve me,” Steve Shinn, owner of Bartolotti’s Pizza Bistro, said. For those campus dwellers, teachers and students alike, a new restaurant has made its way onto our turf: Bartolotti’s Pizza. The restaurant has expanded from Eugene to Springfield and even the Cottage Grove area throug...

Nestled within the boardwalk overlooking the Chetco River sits one of the best restaurants in Brookings, Oregon. Zola’s On the Water serves up delectable Italian dishes alongside a spectacular view of the harbor. Known for their exceptional pizza, the restaurant is a city staple, and no visit to Brookings is complete without a stop at this local fa...

Chef Cathy Whims is an icon in the Portland food scene. She studied with Marcella Hazan and the very founder of Slow Food, Carlo Petrini, was present at the inauguration of one of her restaurants, Nostrana. She is a six-time James Beard “Best Chef: Pacific Northwest” finalist and winner of the coveted 2011 “Leccio d’Oro Osteria Prize” instituted by...

It might come as a surprise that there are still restaurants that managed to open during the pandemic where not a single customer has ever taken a seat indoors. Montelupo Italian Market is among that group, but not for much longer. The restaurant at 344 NE 28th Ave. has announced it is opening its dining room Friday, Nov. 5, for the first time sinc...

When Gina Rollo tells people she’s opening a pizzeria in Sellwood-Moreland, they get concerned. “People say, ‘Why are you opening a pizza place? There are so many pizza places in Sellwood,’” she says, sitting at a table in her future restaurant. “But in New York, there’s a pizza place on every corner. You can never have too much pizza.” Then again,...

Sat, October 9, 2021. 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM CEST. Register Here. Why do Italians eat what they eat? How does food reflects the culture of a nation? Is there even a concept of ‘National cuisine’ in Italy? How much did religion influence food and meals throughout the centuries? What contamination is evident in Italian regional cuisine? How can food have...

In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will showcase their creativity and...

Why do Italians eat what they eat? How does food reflects the culture of a nation? Is there even a concept of ‘National cuisine’ in Italy? How much did religion influence food and meals throughout the centuries? What contamination is evident in Italian regional cuisine? How can food have different uses and meaning for different people within the Me...

Ciao from Rome! Summer is ending, “L'estate sta finendo”, as a famous Italian song from the summer of 1895 used to say: do any of you remember it? I guess not. We the Italians didn't stop all summer long: with the exception of the We the ItaliaNews videos, even in the hottest months we told you what happened in Italy and the things that happened in...

Just as many of us are making the transition from smartphones back to brick phones, there’s something to be said for going back to the old-school basics. That’s what chef Chase Dopson, whose résumé includes Toro Bravo, Bistro Agnes, and Jacqueline, is doing at his new Bologna-style pasta pop-up, Pastificio d’Oro, which he runs along with fiancé Mag...