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Although Meconi's closed for a spell during the "stay home, stay healthy" orders they're up and running Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Phone orders (and pre-payment) are encouraged, but walk up orders through their COVID safe window ordering is an option (no cash accepted). You can also order online for contactless delivery through...

Don Salamone puts a lot of love into his cooking—and a little guilt, too. The chef and restaurateur spent most of his early culinary career in upscale French kitchens of the sort his working-class Italian American parents could never afford to visit. It's partly why, when he opened a place of his own, he went in the opposite direction: a no-frill...

For more than two decades, Nonna Maria's has been serving up authentic Italian food in the community of Oracle, but now it's not just the dishes inside the restaurant that have folks talking. From Snoopy to the Statue of Liberty to a special tribute for essential workers. "I've gotten response from Italy, Illinois, all over the place really. it's r...

Bobby Valenti of Bobby V’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria stopped off with a $10,000 check for the Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank Tuesday while during his shopping errands in Lihu‘e. “We’re open,” Valenti said. “We opened Monday night with our full menu following the same hours (4 to 7 p.m.) as the Bobby V’s drive-thru Friday evening.” The $10,000 c...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt. April is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Se...

Il Chianti Italian, a restaurant in Henderson, donated and delivered meals to family in need this Easter Sunday. The restaurant's Chef Janeo said they were determined not to let local families go hungry. Staff delivered lunch and dinner, totaling about 20 meals for families in need. It's another sign of our #VegasStrong community that when the goin...

The beauty of this digital fundraising cabaret is that its host, local Italian American choreographer Alice Gosti, was able to invite performers from all over the world to participate. See Italy's Meredith Pellon, Fox Whitney (with Gender/Tender), and Fabiana Mangialard; Boston's Sofia Engelman; New York's Phoebe Rose Sandford; and members of Gosti...

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a lot of local restaurants to learn to think on their feet in an attempt to stay afloat; this is a time where businesses are mandated to be closed to the public. Roost Modern Italian has developed a pasta bar to offer efficiency in ordering takeout from the Historic Oregon District-staple Italian restaurant. The...

Now more than ever, we’re seeing the world is a much smaller place than we think. The Aspect Foundation has brought the world closer together through its foreign exchange program. Students from around the world arrived in Yuma last July as part of a 10-month foreign exchange program, not expecting a global pandemic to interrupt their American exper...

Arizona freshman Nico Mannion is entering the 2020 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Tuesday. Mannion, the No. 14 prospect in the ESPN Top 100, is considered one of the top point guards in this draft class, averaging 14 points and 5.3 assists per game for the Wildcats this season while being named to the All-Pac-12 second team. "Nico is an exceptional tea...

Giuseppe Consarino’s Limoncello Fresh Italian Kitchen opened last November on Sahara Avenue near Cimmaron Road with an upscale menu of fresh seafood and pasta dishes sprinkled with pizzas and antipasto dishes. Consarino says business was going well until Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered nonessential businesses in Nevada to close. Now he’s focusing on a n...

Festa Italiana Hawaii, Hawaii's first & only Italian festival, celebrates where “Ciao Meets Aloha” - the intersection of Hawaiian and Italian cultures. During these trying times, Festa Italiana Hawaii is eager to show aloha (compassion, kindness, love) to the people of Italy and the local Hawaii restaurant community. The festival has launched a ter...