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Italian-American

Looking for Italian-American food? Ask Chowhounds where to find the best, how to make the best at home, and what makes a great Italian-American restaurant or dish.

Feast on Seven Fishes for an Italian-American Christmas Eve

Christmas is celebrated all over the world, and every country has their traditional foods for the occasion. The Feast of the Seven Fishes...
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October 2021 DOTM - Bolognese sauce

LulusMom
by LulusMom 26 days ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for October 2021. Our dish this month is bolognese. Bolognese is a meat-based sauce that (ta-da!) originated in Bologna. It is normally served over pasta or in ...

In Praise of Bertucci's

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by zackly 1 year ago

I like Bertucci's. Even living in an area (suburban NYC) with a lot of good white tablecloth Italian restaurants Bertucci's does a good job. The food is good especially if you order selectively. Th...

Tony's DiNapoli, UES, took good care of our crowd...

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

It was our annual birthday/Father's Day gathering and this year we brought it to Tony's DiNapoli on 3rd & 64th. We were 8 all together and we had a reservations at 5:30 p.m. It took about a half ho...

February 2021 COTM: Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 9 months ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook. I...

Pasta Pomodoro Reborn in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

This morning's stack of emails included an announcement that Pasta Pomodoro was being reintroduced to the Bay Area for delivery via Caviar or Doordash. Some may remember this local chain, founded b...

What is 'old-school' Italian cooking?

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

We hear the term so often. Where did it get started? How do you define it? Is it a knock, or a compliment? Is it a kitchen that uses a lot of red sauce? Is it an Italian-American restaurant in the ...

February 2021 COTM: Lidia online recipes & other print sources

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 9 months ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's online recipes or recipes from books other than Lidia's Italy, Lidia's Favorite Recipes, Lidia's M...

February 2021 COTM: Lidia's Italy in America

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 9 months ago

Welcome to Lidia Bastianich Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Lidia's Italy in America. If you are the first one to report on a recipe, please reply to the main post...

February 2021 Cookbook of the Month: LIDIA BASTIANICH MONTH

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 9 months ago

Brrrrrr! Writing this in the middle of a nor'easter, which only makes this month's cozy Italian food sound more tempting! Wishing all a warm welcome to our February 2021 edition of Cookbook of th...

Hartford grinder shops are almost gone...

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by Ketteract 2 years ago

First, Maple Giant Grinder closed its doors... then the family behind Corner Grinder sold it and quality nosedived. Now, the address for Franklin Giant Grinder is listed as for sale. They’re ...

Dining with UV Lighting at La Piccola Casa, Mamaroneck...

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by gutreactions 12 months ago

With the cooler months in front of us more diners will be moving indoors and restaurants are doing their best to keep to the Covid protocols. Pulling up to La Piccola Casa on Boston Post Road, Mama...

Pelham Pizzeria celebrates 40th Anniversary!

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

Pelham Pizzeria & Ristorante on Fifth Ave. in Pelham is one of the best traditional pizzerias in Westchester, in my opinion, rivaling Sal's in Mamaroneck, Coals in Bronxville and Port Chester, and ...

Where do you get your hoagies since Sarcone's closed?

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by GDSwamp 2 years ago

I know it's been awhile, but personally I still haven't solved this. Sarcone's Old Fashioned Italian was the perfect hoagie for me. Not an overstuffed jawbreaker, never too wet, nor too dry, the sh...

Italian Cookbooks: What are your favorites?

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by gardenvespers 2 years ago

I grew up with a Sicilian grandmother and Italian food is my favorite to cook at home. My favorite cookbooks are: La Cucina, The Country Cooking of Italy, Marcella Says, Essentials of Italian C...

How to freeze fresh cannilonni

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by billy198621 2 years ago

I have made fresh egg pasta this morning it is resting in the fridge. I've also made a cooked beef and ricotta filling that I wanted to turn into cannelloni. I wanted to freeze the cannelloni i...

Daniela, Sardinian in Hampden - Report

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by Steve 2 years ago

I set out to find a 'real' Italian-American place in Baltimore the likes of which we do not have in the DC area. But when I asked about this on Charm City Chowhounds, I instead was directed to Dan...

Land & Sea, Harrison, closes after 45 years...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

Peter DiCostanzo, proprietor/chef of Land & Sea, a fixture on Halstead Ave. in Harrison for 45 years, has closed. DiCostanzo has decided to retire after a long journey thru the restaurant business....

Good 'Grandma' slice at The Pizza Shop, Eastchester...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

It opened last year on Mill Road in Eastchester and I finally dropped in to try a couple of slices. First of all, it has some flash: there are ongoing pizza dough tossing videos overhead, along wit...

Mike Greco of Mike's Deli, Arthur Ave. Dies at 89...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

He was an operatic deli owner from Calabria who brought delight to thousands of shoppers at the legendary indoor Arthur Ave. Retail Market in the 'Little Italy' of the Bronx. Mike's Deli became int...

Lasagna

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by Sweetpotatofry 2 years ago

I'm trying to make classic/standard lasagna for the first time. I looked up some recipes and I have 2 questions. 1. Some recipes call for 1/2 cup water, and some call for 1/2 cup beef broth or c...