Category Archives: Italian

Portofino Ristorante [7,] Las Vegas NV

Portofino Iced Tea Focaccia – Olive Oil and Balsamic Caprese Salad – Heirloom Tomatoes, Bufala Mozzarella, Basil Meatballs – Fried Squash Blossom, Goat Cheese, San Marzano Tomatoes Crab Cake Arancini – Lemon Saffron Risotto, Pesto Aioli, Fresno Pickles Beet Salad … Continue reading

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Metro Pizza on Decatur [2,] Las Vegas NV

Metro Pizza 86th Street Square Pie – Sicilian Style, Mozzarella, Slow-simmered Tomato Sauce, Romano Cheese, Olive Oil, Cup and Char Pepperoni The 718 Calzone – Golden Fried with Whipped Ricotta, diced Ham, fresh Mozzarella and a side of Tomato Sauce … Continue reading

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Prova Pizzeria, West Hollywood CA

Prova Pizzeria Burratina Barese – Frisee, Tomatoes, Pesto Signature Volcano Vesuvio – Salame di Napoli, Fresh Ricotta, Ground Pepper, San Marzano Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Olive Oil La Vito Signature – Mortadella, Pistachios, Oregano, Stracciatella Cheese Pizzetta alla Nutella Taking the … Continue reading

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Lipsmacking Foodie Tours – Savory Bites and Neon Lights, Las Vegas NV

Lipsmacking Foodie Tours – Savory Bites and Neon Lights Javiers Fresh Tortilla Chips – Javier’s House Salsa, Roasted Tomato Salsa, Green Tomatillo Salsa, Habanero Salsa Javier’s Enchiladas de Mariscos – Stuffed with Shrimp and Dungeness Crab sautéed in Butter, Garlic, … Continue reading

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Buddy V’s Ristorante [2,] Las Vegas NV

Buddy V’s Ristorante Coffee Strawberry Lemonade – Take Home Souvenir Glass Croissant, Pain au Chocolat, Mini Blueberry Muffins, Focaccia, Blue Cheese, Pecorino Cheese, Parmigiano Cheese, Salami and Prosciutto Tiramisu, Red Velvet Cake, Coffee Cake, Biscotti, Cannoli, Italian Cookies Mac n’ … Continue reading

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Evel Pie [2,] Las Vegas NV

Evel Pie Root Beer Evel’s Meatballs – Served with Evel’s Tomato Sauce Cheesy Rider Slice Hog Heaven – Evel’s BBQ Sauce, Smoked Mozzarella, Fontina, Pulled Pork, Man Candy Bacon, Red Onions, Fresh Parsley Goblin Sausage – Evel’s Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, … Continue reading

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Fiamma Trattoria & Bar [3,] Las Vegas NV

Fiamma Trattoria & Bar Ciabatta, Olive Focaccia and and Soft Rolls with Tomato Basil Butter and Unsalted Cow’s Milk Butter Beef Carpaccio – Spicy Patatine, Classic Cipriani and Citonette Dressing, Shaved Parmigiano, Brioche Croutons Caprese – Fresh Bufala Mozzarella, Heirloom … Continue reading

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Rosetta, Mexico City MX

Rosetta Grissini Focaccia and Wheat with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Charcoal Eggplants, Tomato, Basil, Peppers Black Tagliolini with Octopus Pappardelle, Chicken Livers, Sage Pork Loin, White Mole, Epazote Braised Short Ribs, Creamy Polenta Americano with Meringue Affogato with Cardamom Ice … Continue reading

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Birthday 2017, Las Vegas NV

Birthday 2017 Metro Pizza Spice Pizza and Pasta Blend Metro Pizza Sicilian with Cup n’ Char Pepperoni Metro Pizza Italian Chop Salad Metro Pizza Spring Pizza with Sausage, Peppers, Basil and Ricotta Metro Pizza Cannoli Scratch Made Red Velvet with … Continue reading

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Ferraro’s Restaurant & Wine Bar [3,] Las Vegas NV

Ferraro’s Restaurant & Wine Bar Garlic Focaccia, White Roll, and Herb Olive Oil 2011 Damilano Barolo Lecinquevigne 2011 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Romani – Roman Style Truffle Gnocchi, Roasted Royal Trumpet Mushroom, Parmigiano Paninio Calabrese – Housemade Sausage, Caciocavallo Cheese, … Continue reading

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Due Forni [4,] Las Vegas NV

Due Forni Due Forni Roma – house made sausage, nueske’s bacon, mozzarella, san marzano tomato, peppers Meatballs – free range turkey, san marzano tomato, parmigiano Pizza Bread – neapolitan style Smoked Pork – garlic bread, calabrian peppers, onion, melted fontina … Continue reading

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Bar Bricco, Edmonton AB

Bar Bricco 2013 Alois Lageder Gewurztraminer N’Duja & White Anchovy Crostini, Fennel, Parsley, Red Onion Eggs Moliterno ‘Cacio e Pepe,’ Black Truffle, Crostini Fonduta Agnolotti Dal Plin, Sage Butter, Parmigiano Housemade Porchetta with Rosemary, Garlic and Fennel with Grissini, Focaccia … Continue reading

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Vero Bistro Moderne, Calgary AB

Vero Bistro Moderne Sweet Potato Gnocchi W Sunny Side Organic Vita Egg – Wild Boar Bacon, Gorgonzola, Walnuts, Maple Butter, Balsamic Reduction Hot Skillet House Made Beef Meatballs – 12 hour Slow Cooked Berkshire Pork Ragu, 2 Poached Vita Eggs, … Continue reading

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Tratto, Phoenix AZ

Tratto Hard Cheese, Fennel Salami and Olives Farinata with Olives, Lemon and Rosemary Italian Loaf, Focaccia, Whole Wheat Bread with Olive Oil Kobocha Squash Casoncelli with Brown Butter, Sage and Aceto Balsamico Meyer Lemon Pappardelle with Lamb Sausage and Rapini … Continue reading

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Herringbone [4,] Las Vegas NV

Herringbone Brut Champagne Shellfish Platter – 2 Jumbo Shrimp, 4 Stallion Oysters, 2 Kusshi Oysters, 1/2 lb Alaskan King Crab, Whole Maine Lobster, Coctel de Camaron, Coronita with Kimchi Salsa, Apple Mignonette, Lemon, Tobasco, Cocktail Sauce Beet Salad – Avocado, … Continue reading

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Evel Pie [Grand Opening,] Las Vegas NV

Evel Pie Balls to the Wall – Meatballs, Ricotta, Mozzarella, Sunday Gravy, Basil White Pie – Garlic, Ricotta, Mozzarella, Basil, Black Pepper Hog Heaven – BBQ Pulled Pork, Onions Sausage and Pepperoni – Mozzarella, Tomato Sauce Replacing a few recent … Continue reading

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Naked City Tavern [4,] Las Vegas NV

Naked City Tavern Bottled Cocktail – Buffalo Trace, Fireball Apple Cider, Housemade Pecan Syrup Pork and Cheese Board – Naked City Basil-Fontina Sweet Italian Sausage, Prosciutto-Peccorino Stuffed Cherry Peppers, Artisanal Foods Duck Proscuitto, Mortadella, Pork Smeared Crostini, Daily Cheese Selection, … Continue reading

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Portofino Ristorante [6,] Las Vegas NV

Portofino Ristorante Olive Oil Soaked Focaccia Caprese Salad – Heirloom Tomatoes, Bufala Mozzarella, Basil Meatballs – Fried Squash Blossom, Goat Cheese, San Marzano Tomatoes Grilled Octopus – Calabrian Peperonata, Fingerling Crisps, Salsa Verde Crab Cake Arancini – Lemon Saffton Risotto, … Continue reading

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Herbsaint, New Orleans LA

Herbsaint Pimm’s Cup Warm Bread and Butter Chicken, Tasso and Andouille Gumbo Baked Asiago with Oregano and Lemon French Fries with Pimenton Aioli Gnocchi with Roasted Broccoli, Pancetta and Parmesan Housemade Spaghetti with Guanciale and Fried-Poached Farm Egg Saffron Fideo … Continue reading

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Domenica, New Orleans LA

Domenica Wheat Bread, Chili Pepper Olive Oil Soppresatta di Toscana, Biroldo, Duck Prosciutto with Mustard and Torta Fritta Tagliatelle – Slow Cooked Rabbit, Porcini Mushrooms Margherita – Tomato, Basil, Fresh Mozzarella Banana Zuppa Inglese – Banana Cake, Crema Cotta Mousse, … Continue reading

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