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Vento Bistro brings coastal Italian cuisine to New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE — Chef Francesco Coli brings the seas of Southern Italy to this Sound Shore town. That is to say, much of the food he serves at the newly opened Vento Bistro at 282 Huguenot St. comes straight from these crystal clear waters. “I import a lot of the fish myself,” Coli said. “I […]

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Limoncello Brings Authentic Southern Italian Cuisine to Greenville

The kitchen is already dancing with the smells of rich tomato sauce, garlic and herbs, the place is set and the limoncello is ready, and so is the restaurant that bears that name. Limoncello, the Southern Italian-inspired restaurant from the owners of Larkin’s Restaurants is now open. The 5,000-square-foot restaurant at 401 River St. in […]

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Foodstuffs: How an NH cooking show brought authentic Italian cuisine to the United States

New Hampshire is home to the long-running cooking show Ciao Italy. The program has been produced in Dover and broadcast on the country’s public television channels since 1989. During a recent taping of the show in Windham, a television crew turns a kitchen into a television. They erect umbrella-shaped lights, while a woman standing nearby […]

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Ariano offers old-world ambiance and authentic Italian cuisine right in the heart of Media – Delco Times

MEDIA >> Anthony Bellapigna is a born builder, by skill and by nature. He builds and creates award-winning pizzas and other main dishes that attract customers from miles around. He builds strong and lasting relationships with hundreds of acquaintances, friends and clients in his community, as well as with hundreds abroad. And he built Ariano, […]

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Rare vegan Italian cuisine flourishes at Civico 1845 in Little Italy

Pietro Gallo says he makes the only vegan tiramisu across California. It’s called ‘Tiramisu Italiano’, covered in vegan cream and chocolate flakes with an espresso cake inside. Photo by Cassia Pollock. Vegans have found a slice of heaven at Civico 1845 in San Diego’s bustling Little Italy – one of the only Italian restaurants to […]

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Italian Food Appreciation – Good Italian Food – Nine Kitchen

It’s no secret that there is an enduring, worldwide love for good Italian food. People all over the world argue over where to find the best pizza, bolognese, carbonara and arancini. Tiramisu is a dream and a perfect affogato can kick off a great evening. 9Kitchen caught up with Italian blog expert Paola Bacchia Italy […]

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Busting 5 Common Myths About Italian Food

If there is another international cuisine as popular as Chinese cuisine in India, it must be Italian. Pizza and pasta are an integral part of our eating habits and are often present in many cafes and restaurants across the country. However, despite their popularity, some notions commonly associated with Italian cuisine are far from true. […]

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Yoji Tokuyoshi’s “contaminated” version of Italian cuisine

Most Japanese chefs who travel to Italy stay just long enough to learn new skills before returning home. Very few stay and start their own restaurants. Yoji Tokuyoshi not only did that, he became the first to earn a Michelin star there. The 38-year-old chef has been in Italy for over a decade now. For […]

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Immerse yourself in Italian cuisine at these eight cooking schools | Travel

Tagliatelle with meat sauce, an iconic Italian dish. Creative Commons What does the world of “Italy” mean to you? If the answer is “food,” you’re not alone — for Susy Patrito Silva, director of the Casa Artusi cooking school, eating (and cooking) Italian is a necessary component of the full Italian experience. “Usually we say […]

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Italy comes to Bearden as Merelli’s Italian Cuisine plans mid-summer opening

By Ed Marcum of the Knoxville News Sentinel An upscale Italian restaurant will join Knoxville’s lineup of restaurants when Merelli’s Italian Cuisine opens in Bearden later this summer. Misty Mills said Friday that she and co-owner Rocky Davis are aiming for a smooth opening of the facility, likely in late July. Executive chef Tom Porter, […]

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A Review of Coastal Italian Cuisine from Massa to Mamaroneck

It’s exciting to find an Italian restaurant with a menu that promises to deliver the rich flavors of southern Italy, especially the Salentine peninsula of Puglia, the region at the heel of the Italian “boot.” The cuisine at Massa’ Coastal Italian Cuisine in Mamaroneck is influenced by produce from the peninsula’s inland farms (or masserias) […]

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Now It’s Italian Food – Baltimore Sun

Hey, Baltimore, in the mood for Italian tonight? How about a nice veal piccata or chicken parmigiana with linguine? Forget that. Instead we have pork cheeks with mashed celeriac and pea shoots, local melon salad with peaches, red onions and brioche croutons, and mixed spinach tagliatelle to blue crabmeat and…buttery popcorn. Welcome to the new […]

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Italian cuisine versus American-Italian

When Americans think of Italian food, they tend to think of pepperoni pizza, garlic bread, and chicken parmesan. But all of these dishes are actually Italian-American hybrid foods created by Italian immigrants who cooked with American ingredients. In other words, what we consider “classic Italian” does not come from Italy at all. We’ve rounded up […]

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Biting into Jewish Italian cuisine – The Forward

Image by Leah Koenig For many, the term “Jewish food” means one of two things: matzo balls from Bubby and the like, or just something nondescript. The latter may be because Jews do not have a specific country to head to for cuisine, which makes Jewish cuisine a mixture of a number of different influences. […]