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At Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca, a lovely Italian restaurant in Henderson at Green Valley Ranch, it is a matter of pride how fresh everything is. The Tuscan menu includes plenty of seasonal items that will satisfy you, from stuffed zucchini flowers with lemon ricotta on the appetizer menu to fruit with maple and coconut cream on the brunch menu. A fe...

When it comes to Italian food in the Valley, it can usually be broken down into three categories: high-end, fast-casual, and pizza. For individuals who are looking to kick back and enjoy Italian food that is beyond fast-casual, there are a handful of options in metro Phoenix, but often there is a long wait or hours are limited for the restaurants....

Salt District, a casual Italian restaurant from E3 Restaurant Group, which owns Metropolitan Grill and Elliott’s Oyster House, is now open on Pier 55 on the Seattle waterfront. The former Red Robin space, which has been renovated in the last few months to include sea-blue booths and dark wooden tables, includes an outdoor patio with clear views of...

Michael Carbonaro is a man of many talents but today he talked about his take over in Las Vegas at the Penn & Teller theater, where will be headlining his show, “Lies on Stage.” “Penn & Teller” is one of the longest running shows in Las Vegas and the two handed over the keys to Michael as they head to Australia for a few weeks. They have never hand...

The James Beard Awards, arguably the most prestigious accolades in the culinary realm, are back after a two-year hiatus. The awards were abruptly canceled in 2020 amid concerns of a lack of diversity and allegations against some nominees, coupled with COVID-19’s impact on the food world. The James Beard Foundation took time to audit the awards, whi...

Almost hidden away in a wooded neighborhood in the Southeast part of Salt Lake City is an Italian restaurant by the name of Tuscany. Rasmus Knudsen was an original pioneer of the area back in 1878. He had a flour mill which operated there for around thirty years. His son later established various businesses in the area including Knudsen's Inn.  The...

Six months after shuttering its doors, a local eatery has found a new home and it’s still located in Historic Downtown Pocatello. Villano’s Italian closed down at its former location at 165 N. Main St. in Pocatello on Jan. 1. This month, the eatery opened just one block away from its old home and is now serving pizza, sandwiches and salads from ins...

An icon by any name, 37-year-old Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar recently changed its name to the simple and succinct Ferraro’s Ristorante. The transition aligns with the family-run business’ goal to maintain and refresh its legacy in Las Vegas. The other notable change is a similar return to form: Mimmo Ferraro is back in the kitchen as ex...

When people think of Italian food, they usually picture cheese, meat and creamy sauces, but a Portland restaurant is taking a different approach to the classic cuisine. Lilla, located at 960 S.E. Madison St., opened last month and offers plant-based pasta, pizza, small plates and other dishes. The menu includes tagliolini with basil hazelnut pesto...

That’s-A-Some Italian Ristorante had been part of downtown Poulsbo’s restaurant scene for more than three decades. The ownership group behind Dalla Baia, its successor, is already eying a similar time horizon. The owners of the new Italian bistro have talked about the long game, said Sandy Kolbeins, who is part of that group alongside husband-wife...

With travel prices running high this summer, Las Vegas Valley diners need look no further than Gaetano’s Ristorante at 10271 S. Eastern Ave. to enjoy an authentic Italian dining experience only a few miles from home. Now, that experience can be even more memorable with a new Gaetano’s menu, launching June 1, which includes plenty of inspiration fro...

Eataly is my Target. I go to the Italian food marketplace at Park MGM to pick up a slab of Roman pizza for lunch or a bottle of olive oil to take home, and end up spending much more time and money there eating and shopping. And it’s fine; Target doesn’t have Negronis. The various food counters in the central Cucina del Mercato portion of the comple...