Go beyond pasta. Find the best Italian recipes—from chicken parm to meatballs—and share your favorite places to find great Italian food across the country.

Throw an Italian Aperitivo That Will Put Summer Happy Hours to Shame

All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors and travel-inspired ideas from around the world, so you can take your tastebuds on a trip and give your mind a mini vacation from...

Stanley Tucci 'Searching for Italy' is delicious...

by gutreactions 11 months ago

Watched an episode of actor/culinary enthusiast Stanley Tucci Searching for Italy on CNN and it was mouthwatering all the way thru. His visit to Rome included preparation of 'vera' Carbonara, and A...

Bigoli Pasta in Sand City: Open to the public

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

Bigoli Fresh Pasta in Sand City (Monterey Peninsula) supplies some of the West Coast's finest restaurants with a variety of fresh egg pastas. When shelter-in-place started and restaurants were shut...

Dago Bagel • Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery • Antonio's Italian Pastries | North Beach - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

Today's National Bagel Day, making it as good a day as any to report on Tony Gemignani's bagel venture. Housed in Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery, Dago Bagel debuted in May. I tried an everything b...

Savoiardi, Saviata or Shavolette Cookie Recipe

by JWRB1 10 years ago

I’ve been looking for quite a while for a recipe for these cookies, which are carried in a number of Italian bakeries in Brooklyn & the rest of New York City and in New Jersey. They are delicious!!...

What is 'old-school' Italian cooking?

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 ...

Starter Bakery's Panettone

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I was treated to a slice of panettone baked by Starter Bakery, recommended by "foodeye" here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/nightingale-breads-orders-panettone-pick-week-forestville-7539...

Macelleria Italian Steak House opens in Greenwich...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

The first Macelleria Italian Steakhouse opened in Pelham, N.Y., about 2 years ago. It was an immediate hit for its flavorful dishes. Tony LaLa and his team opened a 2nd spot in Armonk in the Elide ...

Recipe for Italian Sarvoida Cookies

by anyaanastasia 10 years ago

I've been on the hunt for a recipe for these Italian cookies that I grew up eating from Long Island bakeries. They're white with a crackly top (meringue-like), taste a bit like almond, are soft on ...

Fresh White Alba Truffles from Urbani Truffles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last month my wine group had a reunion with a selection of Barbarescos and Baroli, the last bottles in our club cellar. I was asked to organize the wine program for our Piemonte dinner party for 12...

Italian "Gaduna" or "Garduna?"

by suburbanite889 8 years ago

So every Spring, my grandfather would take us kids to the local farm park to pick what we called "gaduna." He said it grew well in sandy soil, and it looked similar to rhubarb in its stem, with alm...

Chazz Palminteri to open restaurant in White Plains...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Actor, writer, producer, and restaurateur Chazz Palminteri and partners have taken over the space that previously housed Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza on Main St., White Plains. The new eatery will be...

October 2021 DOTM - Bolognese sauce

by LulusMom 4 months 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 ...

Maria, New Rochelle, serves up titillating tastes...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

There has been a great deal of restaurant activity in New Rochelle coinciding with all the development around the city. Maria on Huguenot St. has been a standout newcomer. Brothers Peter and Giovan...

NYC Trip with kids

by hobomagnet 2 months ago

Planning a trip with my wife and kids (12 and 9 yrs old) from CO and am looking for some restaurant suggestions in early December. We're looking for Italian, seafood, pizza-specific and something d...

DOTM March 2018: Homemade Pasta

by LulusMom 4 years ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for March, 2018. Our dish this month is (Italian) Homemade Pasta. This is going to be a fun, interesting, and possibly more challenging (or at least time consum...

Happy Hour at Giuseppe's Cucina Rustica | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Yesterday FB memories reminded me that two years ago (11/5/19) I'd stopped in SLO on my way home from Los Angeles. Happy hour at Giuseppe's Italian Restaurant in downtown was the right choice for a...

Oliveto (Oakland) To Close At Year-End

by DavidT 3 months ago


Chez Panisse Farm Boxes and Pantry Goods, Berkeley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Chez Panisse has joined the gaggle of restaurants helping consumers get their hands on top quality fresh produce and pantry items. Its online shop opens for orders on Friday at noon (and sells out ...

N of 407 - Looking for Rummo Pasta

by itryalot 5 months ago

I'm looking for a great variety of Rummo pasta somewhere N of the 407. Between Vaughan as far west as Kitchener. Alternately in Oakville for a road trip.