Category Archives: Italian

Carnevino [8,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carnevino 2013 Schramsberg Brut Rose Gougeres Rosemary Focaccia with Lardo and European Butter Prosciutto di Parma ‘Riserva’ Gnocco Fritto Little Gem Salad with Guanciale, Gorgonzola, Pickled Onions, Apples, Walnuts Grilled Octopus with Pickled Vegetables and Limoncello Squash Blossoms with … Continue reading

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Rosticceria Gislon, Venice IT

Tweet Rosticceria Gislon Fried Mozzarella and Sardine Sandwich Beef Arancini Cheese and Tomato Cannelloni Fried Custard Located near Rialto Bridge and known by both the names Rosticceria Gislon as well as Rosticceria San Bartolomeo, the long and narrow space at … Continue reading

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Gelateria Ca’ D’Oro, Venice IT

Tweet Gelateria Ca’ D’Oro Organic Hazelnut / Stracciatella / Ricotta + Honey + Sesame Located at Str. Nova 4273b, just steps from the Ca D’Oro and its convenient Vaparetto stop, Gelateria Ca D’Oro is one of a handful of shops … Continue reading

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Acqua & Mais, Venice IT

Tweet Acqua & Mais Fried Shrimp and Squid Brandade and Fried Polenta Seafood Arancini A small food stall located near Pasticceria Rizzardini it was just past 11h00 when I doubled back to sample the Venetian Streetfoods of Acqua & Mais, … Continue reading

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Grancaffe Quadri, Venice IT

Tweet Gran Caffe Quadri Double Espresso on Ice Ricotta di Bufala Cake Pistachio Cream Croissant Apple Tartina Gianduia Muffin Located on St. Mark’s Square and featuring the work of Chef Massimiliano Alajmo whose cooking at Rubano’s Le Calandre earned him … Continue reading

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Pasticceria Rizzardini, Venice IT

Tweet Pasticceria Rizzardini Marzipan Cake Almond Cake Golosesso Chocolate Walnut Cookie Bufala Milk Ricotta Raisin Cake Custard Cornetto Apple Strudel Located on the very edge of the city’s commercial district, a route along the walking path from mainland to St. … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Grigoris, Mestre IT

Tweet Pizzeria Grigoris Grissini, Crostini, Bread Sticks 20 Month Monte Feltro Raw Ham Squizzato’s Farm Smoked Pork Cheek Warm Melitzanosalata with Sourdough Focaccia Bucatini with Sardines, Sundried Tomatoes Pumpkin Gnocchi with Zibello Bacon and Smoked Ricotta Cheese Margherita Extra DOP … Continue reading

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Fiamma Trattoria & Bar [2,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Fiamma Trattoria & Bar Focaccia and Soft Rolls with Tomato Basil Butter and Unsalted Cow’s Milk Butter Grilled Mediterranean Octopus – Pee Wee Potatoes, Kalamata Olives, Red Pepper Romesco, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Frisee Beef Carpaccio – Shaved Fennel and … Continue reading

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B&B Burgers & Beer, Las Vegas NV

Tweet B&B Burgers & Beer Pastrami Sandwich – Rye Bread, Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, Line Cook Ale Mustard Eggplant Parmigiano – Ciabatta, Fried Eggplant, Marinara, Fresh Mozzarella, Provolone, Basil Pesto Crispy Cod – Sesame Seed Bun, Iceberg Slaw, Jalapeno Tartar French … Continue reading

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House of Pizza, Las Vegas NV

Tweet House of Pizza Garlic Knots with Marinara New York Slice with Pepperoni Sicilian Slice Grandma Slice Tiramisu Cannoli Recently brought up in conversation as one of the “Top 10” pizzas in the city, House of Pizza – New York … Continue reading

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Naked City Tavern [2,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Naked City Tavern Grand Opening Party Crostini – In-house cured Duck Breast Proscuitto, Charred Black Mission Fig and Peaches, Pickled Ramps, Greens Cauliflower – Fried crispy, shaved Summer Asparagus, Naked City Roasted Garden Sauce, Peccorino-Romano Cheese Wee-size Stinger Pie … Continue reading

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Chef Marc’s Trattoria, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Chef Marc’s Trattoria Pizza Focaccia and Warm Semolina Bread with Butter Uni Crostini, Figs, Blueberries, Blackberries, Wasabi Leaves Fava Bean Leaves, Aged Parmigianino, Grapes Buratta Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, 10-Year Aged Balsamic Pork Belly & Bone Marrow with Polenta, … Continue reading

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Metro Pizza on Sky Pointe [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Metro Pizza on Sky Pointe Drive Iced Tea House Bread Torta Rustica alla Florence – 5-day fermented Butter based Crust, Nutmeg roasted Spinach, Egg, Ricotta, Tuscan Salami, Fennel Sausage, Ham Sicilian Style – 4-day fermented Butter Crust, Tomato Sauce, … Continue reading

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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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Area Four, Cambridge MA

Tweet Area Four Cold Brew Coffee Margherita Pizza Almond Croissant Florentine Bar and Blueberry Corn Muffin A two-restaurants-in-one space on the Campus of MIT, Area Four has been a Technology Square favorite ever since opening its doors, and with a … 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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