Category Archives: Italian

CJ’s Italian Ice and Custard, Las Vegas NV

Tweet CJ’s Italian Ice and Custard Salted Caramel Custard with Sea Salt Caramel Truffles Chocolate Cake – Chocolate Custard, Dark Flakes, White Icing, Chocolate Sauce Passed countless times by those unaware – no glitz, glamour or Public Relations team to … Continue reading

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Portofino [5,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Portofino by Chef Michael LaPlaca BARREL-AGED MARGARITA- Patron Reposado Mirage barrel select tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice, shaken with sugar OLIVE OIL FOCACCIA CAPRESE SALAD – heirloom tomatoes, bufala mozzarella, basil MEATBALLS – fried squash blossom, goat cheese, San … Continue reading

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Bova’s Bakery, Boston MA

Tweet Bova’s Bakery Chocolate Rugelach, Almond Cookie, Champagne Cookie, Rainbow Cookie Sfogliatelle Lobster Tail Chocolate Chip Cannoli Florentine Cannoli Hailing from a city where traditional Italian bakeries are inexplicably absent, save for the heinously overpriced Carlo’s Bakery outpost from Celebrity … Continue reading

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Coppa, Boston MA

Tweet Coppa Bread Basket and Olive Oil Arancini di Scamorza e Pomodoro – Fried Risotto and Scamorza Balls, Spicy Tomato Sauce Passato di Carote – Roasted Carrot Hummus, Salsa Verde, Pickled Cipollini Onions Spaghetti Carbonara con Riccio di Mare – … Continue reading

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Slab, Portland ME

Tweet Slab The hand slab – Steve’s original tomato, mozzarella and provolone Sicilian pie, 1lb hand-slab Monstri Meatball – 2 lb. ‘monster’ beer braised beef, pork sausage and peperoncini meatball sandwich with slab gravy and melted cheeses on a toasted … Continue reading

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Otto Pizza, Portland ME

Tweet Otto Housemade Pork & Beef Meatballs in Pomodoro Sauce Mashed Potato, Bacon and Scallion Pie Three-Cheese Tortellini Pie Undoubtedly one of Portland’s most well-known entities, eleven locations now found around town or as far as Boston to the South, … Continue reading

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Due Forni [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Due Forni Chef’s Platter – Olli Fennel Salumi, Prosciutto di Parma, House Cured Pork Loin, Barely Buzzed, Sea Scape, Rogue Smokey Blue, Pickles, Crostini, Calabrian Pepper Spread Egg Panino with Spinach, Roasted Peppers, Goat Cheese, Potato Bun and a … Continue reading

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Carmine’s, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carmine’s Bread Basket – Focaccia, Rye, Tomato and Herb, Rustic Italian Cold Antipasto Platter – Mortadella, Prosciutto, Eggplant Caponata, Salmon Crostini, Seafood Salad, Mixed Olives, Panini and More Spicy Scarpariello Wings Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna Double Espresso on Ice Bread … Continue reading

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Chef Series #4 Chef’s Pot Luck at Niu Gu, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Chef Series #4: Pre-Memorial Day Chef’s Pot Luck at Niu Gu Jimmy Li – Niu Gu Signature Short Rib Jimmy Li – Hong Kong Style Black Cod Jimmy Li – Tea Jelly with Almond Antonio Nunez – 36-hour cured … Continue reading

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Solorzano Bros. Pizza, Sarasota FL

Tweet Solorzano Bros. Pizza Half Dozen Garlic Knots with Marinara Red Sauce and Sausage Slice Sinatra Slice with Tomatoes and Basil Sicilian Slice Cannoli with Strawberry Puree Always intrigued by the idea of “best local pizza,” a dish offered from … Continue reading

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Noble Crust, St. Petersburg FL

Tweet Noble Crust Ricotta Gnocchi – house-made pancetta, pecorino Southern Fried Chicken – Sweet tea brined. Tabasco-honey, black pepper gravy, cucumber-watermelon salad and buttermilk cauliflower mash Noble Pig Pizza – sweet fennel sausage, mortadella, spicy soppressata, pickled cherry peppers, caramelized … Continue reading

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Those Guys Pies, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Those Guys Pies Cheese Pizza with Artichokes / Italian White Pie with Ricotta, Mozarella, Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, Caramelized Onion Fried Mushrooms Meatball Cannolis Cinnamon Poppers with Citrus Cream Cheese Dipping Sauce Located at The Lakes and described as “a … Continue reading

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Fiamma Trattoria & Bar, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Fiamma Trattoria & Bar Focaccia and Epi with Tomato-Basil Butter and Unsalted Cow’s Milk Butter 2015 Berlucchi Cuvee 61 Rose Grilled Mediterranean Octopus – Pee Wee Potatoes, Kalamata Olives, Red Pepper Romesco, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Frisee Beef Carpaccio – … Continue reading

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Herringbone [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Herringbone LAMill Pour Over Plugra Butter, Sea Salt, Radishes Fat Bastard PEI Oysters, Kimchee, Jalapeno, White Ale Ice Shooters 63 Degree Egg, Caviar, Crostini, Nasturtium with Grandma’s Seasoned Salt Burrata – Prosciutto di Parma, Pesto, Oven Roasted Roma Tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Carnevino [7,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carnevino St. Germain, Hendrick’s Gin, Simple Syrup, Cucumber Rosemary Ciabatta, Butter, Lardo Butter Lettuce – Shaved Radishes, Carrots, Lemon Herb Vinaigrette Dungeness Crab Crespelle – Ricotta, Asparagus, Lemon, Basil Artichoke Agnolotti – Ricotta Salata and Lemon Gnocchi – Green … Continue reading

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Elements Fine Casual Dining & Cocktails, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Elements Fine Casual Dining & Cocktails Smoky Sweet Popcorn Coconut Shrimp – Honey Cream Sauce Italian Meatballs – Marinara and French Bread Nicoise Salad – Ahi, Egg, Potatoes, Cornichons, Spring Vegetables Lamb Carpaccio – Lemon Lebne, Olive Tapenade, Pita … Continue reading

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Pizza Rock GVR, Henderson NV

Tweet Pizza Rock at Green Valley Ranch SALTED KARAMEL DELIGHT – Stoli Salted Caramel Vodka, White Crème de Cocoa, Half & Half, Oreo Crumble Rim HONEY CALABRESE SAUSAGE – Honey House Made Spicy Sausage Seared with Local Honey COCCOLI – … Continue reading

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The Rose Cafe Restaurant, Venice CA

Tweet The Rose Café Restaurant Coffe Pistachio Croissant – raisins / Almond Croissant / Turkey and Cheese Croissant – mustard / Blueberry Kouign Amann / Kouign Amann / Pistachio and Candied Lemon Donut / Milk Jam Beignet with Cocoa Nibs … Continue reading

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Knead & Co. Pasta Bar and Market, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Knead & Co. Pasta Bar and Market Lamb Sugo on Papardelle, Peas, Mint, Crème Fraiche Spicy Fennel Sausage on Spelt Cavatelli, Koda Farms Chick Peas, Rapini Animal Style Cannoli Chocolate Chip Cookie Recently opened in the Grand Central Market, … Continue reading

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Naked City Pizza on Paradise [4,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Naked City Pizza on Paradise Bacon Candle – Basil Powder, Olive Oil Powder, Sweet Balsamic, Himalayan Pink Salt, Crusty Bread Carpaccio – In-House Cured Bresaola, Crispy Caper, Shaved Egg, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Rocket, Shaved Parmesan-Reggiano Bacon Risotto – … Continue reading

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