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  • Tanzy at iPic Theaters - Boca Raton
    TANZY Artisanal Italian - “A Star is Born”
    “Dinner and a Movie” takes on a whole new meaning now – in Boca Raton, at least, thanks to Tanzy restaurant and iPic Theaters. In case you’ve been living in a cave or something the past few years, iPic Theaters is the...
  • Olive Garden
    City of Chicago's First Olive Garden Restaurant Opening
    City Officials to Host Ribbon-Cutting Event to Welcome City of Chicago's First Olive Garden Restaurant.The first Olive Garden restaurant in the city of Chicago will open on Monday, September 29th, at 3555 West Addison St. Governor Pat Quinn,...
  • 'Black Sunday'
    DVD review: 'Black Sunday'
    We have discussed Mario Bava before.Let's go back a little further and take a look at what many people consider to be his best movie, 'Black Sunday.'A vampire-witch Asa Vajda (Barbara Steele) and her love Javuto (Arturo Dominici) are...
  • Sweet September: Francesca's Restaurants Launches National Honey Month Menu
    Sweet September: Francesca's Restaurants Launches National Honey Month Menu
    Mia Francesca's celebrates National Honey Month with honey-infused Italian dishes complemented by wines.Corporate Executive Chef Massimo Salatino collaborates with Beverage Director Lisa Mango to commemorate National Honey Month across all...
  • Francesca's Famiglia
    Holiday Hostess Classes at Francesca's Restaurants
    “Season’s greetings in September”: Francesca’s Restaurants Offers Free Holiday Hostess Classes to Early PlannersGuests who book holiday parties in the month of September learn the art of Italian hospitalityFrancesca’s...
  • Wine Week is back
    Wine Week is back
    Summer may be coming to an end, but for wine lovers that means that Wine Week is around the corner. From September 15th-19th, New Yorkers will have an opportunity to sample 10 generous samples of wine poured by over 100 vintners for $10, with the...
  • Taste of Piedmont dinner at Francesca's Amici
    Francesca’s Amici hosts Taste of Piedmont
    Pairing wine with food can be a delicate balance. Some diners have favorite wines, but other guests are willing to experiment. Learning about regions and varietals can make the most ardent Napa wine lover appreciate a stunning Italian red....
  • Francesca’s Amici
    "A Taste of Piedmont" at Francesca's Amici
    Italian trattoria-style restaurant invites guests to enjoy a unique social dining experience with customized food and wine pairings.On Thursday, August 28, 2014, Francesca’s Amici (174 N. York Road, Elmhurst) invites guests to celebrate the...
  • Venti Tre Modern Italian restaurant - Baltimore, Maryland
    Venti Tre Modern Italian: Fresh, friendly and flavorful
    The Venti Tre in Baltimore’s Canton Crossing is the first one, the original, created by the same folks who created Fazoli’s Restaurants. Venti Tre means 23 in Italian and they offer 23 or more fresh, flavorful ingredients to choose...
  • Tomato Fest at Francesca's at The Promenade
    Tomato Fest at Francesca's at The Promenade
    Francesca’s at The Promenadeis celebrating its fifth annual Tomato Festcelebration! From August 18ththrough 31st, Corporate Executive Chef Massimo invites diners to feast on the season’s ripest local ingredient with a specially...
  • Do you believe only wine has tanins?
    Check out this week's end options to taste wine In Portland
    Well, here we are for another week, after a brief break, back to work keeping you up to date on what’s happening for wine tasting on Fridays in Portland, Oregon, but also these are great opportunities to ask questions, learn about what you...
  • The Calamari Sisters
    The Calamari Sisters serve up great theatre that leaves you wanting seconds
    If you didn't grow up in an Italian kitchen like I did, you may think the sisters who host their cooking class live on stage are not to be believed. But trust me...they are drawing on characters that I saw every Sunday at my aunt Celia's...
  • Twice-baked Eggplant Parmigiana
    Twice-baked Eggplant Parmigiana saves time and calories
    Italians traditionally prepare Eggplant Parmigiana by deep frying eggplant slices in olive oil. Not only is this a time-consuming process, it also gives the eggplant a lot of unnecessary fat calories. Making Eggplant Parmigiana using the twice...
  • Chicago Says "Benvenuto" to the First Ever Italian Food & Wine Festival
    Chicago Says "Benvenuto" to the First Ever Italian Food & Wine Festival
    This October, Identitá Golose brings together Michelin-starred Italian and American chefs for demos, dinners, and celebrations at Eataly Chicago.Identitá Golose, one of the most prestigious international culinary organizations highlighting the...
  • San Giorgio Pasta’s 100th anniversary recipe contest: $5,000 prize
    San Giorgio Pasta’s 100th anniversary recipe contest: $5,000 prize
    San Giorgio Pasta is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and kicking off the celebration with their first recipe contest. The contest started on July 31, 2014 for cooks in the mid-Atlantic regions of Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and...