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Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Tucson, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill. 1. Roma Imports Topping the list is Roma Imports. Located at 627 S. Vine Ave., the deli, cheese sho...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Phoenix, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill. 1. Bar Pesce Topping the list is Bar Pesce. Located at 3603 E. Indian School Road, Suite B in Camelback East, it's the highest ra...

Matt and Kelly Austin made their bold move into the wine industry five years ago when they left California and their respective careers as a tax attorney and a fashion designer for Washington state. But their journey became more daring than a career change with a winning bid a year and a half ago on a winery, vineyard and lodging property off the O...

The Phoenix Suns are still in search of a new head coach, but it sounds like they’re also interested in hiring Gonzaga’s Riccardo Fois as the team’s player development coach. Fois has quite of bit of experience with developing players. He’s served four years with Gonzaga’s men’s basketball staff as their Coordinator of Basketball Analytics and Vide...

Finding high-quality Italian handcrafted ties and accessories in the Biggest Little City is now easy. All you have to do is log onto the Pasquale lovinella website. He spends hours on the second floor of his Damonte Ranch home, where makes ties one cut and stitch at a time. He uses the skills he learned as a child in his Italian hometown of Orta Di...

May marks 27 years since Lanzi’s on the Lake Restaurant and Marina began serving customers on the Great Sacandaga Lake. “When we opened, we only offered traditional Italian dishes, but we have seafood and steak now too,” said co-owner Chris Lanzi. Chicken Parmigiana, Eggplant Florentine and Chicken Cosentino—chicken parm topped with eggplant, sauté...

Pay now, drink forever. In a way. Ferino Distillery, currently taking shape on East Fourth Street, is raising some of the money for the project by selling memberships in its drinks club, called Drinks for Life. The memberships begin at $100 and include one free drink per month for life — as long as the member and distillery both shall live. Ferino...

Immerse yourself in the sounds of Italy as the Southwest Symphony performs works by some of the greatest Italian composers of all time on April 26 with special guest soprano Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, a Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee. Featuring Rossini’s “William Tell Overture,” Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino,” a beautiful duet with the symphony...

Pizzeria Otto, one of Portland’s few traditional Neapolitan pizzerias, will open a second location in Southeast Portland later this year, The Oregonian has learned. With more than 80 seats in a 2,300 square-foot space near Portland Mercado, the new restaurant will be roughly double the size of the original. But besides the bigger room, founding own...

Ama definirsi un philantrepreneur, e più che a Bill Gates o Steve Jobs si ispira a Richard Branson della Virgin, con gli occhi e iI fiuto per gli affari in moltissimi e svariati settori. Oltreoceano è conosciuto come l’italiano che sta contribuendo a far  apprezzare il calcio agli americani mentre in Italia è balzato agli onori della cronaca per av...

The Vivace/Pizzeria Vivace duo (by chef Daniel Scordato) has exited long-time digs in St. Philip’s Plaza. Vivace is now nestled in the north foothills while Pizzeria Vivace re-emerged as Scordato’s Pizzeria on Stone at River (just north of Tucson Mall). Scordato’s is all about the pizza pie. There are other tasteful entrees, but here pizza reigns....

At the end of my first meal at Fellow Osteria, our young waitress brought my wife and I two petals of begonia — scarlet begonia, just like the Grateful Dead song. “Eat these,” she told us. I blinked once and placed a petal between my teeth. It ruptured like silk, releasing a flavor like crushed raspberry, a wild burst of tang. Eating at Fellow Oste...