Category Archives: Italian

800 Degrees at SLS, Las Vegas NV

Tweet 800 Degrees at SLS Burrata + Beets + Balsamic – Grilled Ciabatta Meatballs – Wood-oven baked with tomato, oregano and Parmigiano Reggiano Quattro Formaggi with Sausage – fresh mozzarella, garlic, oregano, olive oil with Smoked Provolone, Parmigiano Reggiano, Gorgonzola, … Continue reading

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Grimaldi’s at the Palazzo, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Grimaldi’s Large Pizza – Half Traditional / Half White with Garlic and Artichoke Hearts Dessert Trio – Sampler of Cannoli, Tiramisu, Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake Vowing to use every free offering and comp sent to me for my Birthday … Continue reading

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Postrio, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Postrio Mimosa Double Espresso on Ice Fresh Pappardelle – Fennel Sausage, Bolognese, Italian Parsley Bucatini a la Carbonara – Pancetta, English Peas, Parmigiano Reggiano Breakfast Pizza – Egg, Bacon, Roasted Tomatoes, Spinach, Vermont Cheddar Warm Brioche Doughnuts – Vanilla, … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Toro, Durham NC

Tweet Pizzeria Toro Suppli al Telefono – Piedmont Chanterelles, Mozzarella Ricotta Dumplings – Walnuts, Pittsboro Pumpkin San Marzano Tomato, Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil Considered by many to be Durham’s best pizza, and by some as the best Neapolitan Pie in the … Continue reading

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Carnevino [4,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carnevino Cheese Bombolini Rosemary Focaccia with Lardo and Butter Stracciatella – Beets, citrus, Sicilian pistachios House-Made Pastrami – Duck egg, cracked pepper Grilled Octopus – Pickled vegetables and limoncello Prosciutto di Parma ‘Riserva’ – Apples, Puffed Bread Carne Cruda … Continue reading

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Pistola, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Pistola Ciabatta, Sesame, Bread Stick, Whole Wheat with Salted Butter Fegatini – Foie Gras Crostini, Vin Santo, Pear Mostarda, Tuscan Toast, Sea Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Roasted Kabocha Squash – Local Burrata, Pomegranate, Scallions, Blood Orange Half Chicken … Continue reading

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Veranda [2,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Veranda Olive and Rosemary Focaccia Pera – Bartlet Poached Pear, Spiced Goat Cheese, Endive, Pecans, Porto Dressing Sicilian Meatballs – San Marzano Tomatoes Sauce, Pecorino Romano Melenzana – Breaded Eggplant, Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Smoked Mozzarella ‘Guazzetto’ Margherita – Roma … Continue reading

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East Side Pizza, Las Vegas NV

Tweet East Side Pizza Slice of Pepperoni Garlic Knots Eggplant Rollatini – Thinly Sliced Eggplant, Fried Golden, Stuffed with Housemade Ricotta and Mozzarella over Marinara Red Velvet Cake Half-Order of Bombolini As authentic as many New York slice shops despite … Continue reading

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Carnevino [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carnevino Peach Bellini Gougeres with Gorgonzola Rosemary Rolls with Lardo and Salted Butter Grilled Octopus with pickled vegetables and limoncello Insalata Caprese with burrata and basil Bruschetta di Stracciatella with charred summer squash Carne Cruda Alla Piemontese – chopped … Continue reading

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Cicchetti, Chicago IL

Tweet Cicchetti Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Pizza Nonna’s Meatballs with Pancetta Tomato Sauce and Ciabatta Saffron Risotto with Melted Leeks and Fried Farm Egg Gnocchi with Braised Lamb, Green Tomato, Cucumber, Basil Pine Nut Puree Corn Fettuccini with Smoked Pink … Continue reading

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Cocello, Chicago IL

Tweet Cocello Fennel Focaccia and Butter Meatball Arrabbiata – parmesan, San Marzano tomatoes Polenta Fritta – poached egg, truffle Egg Yolk Raviolo – ricotta, brown butter Cacio e Pepe – black pepper, pecorino romano Pasta alle Amatriciana – guanciale, roasted … Continue reading

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Nico Osteria, Chicago IL

Tweet Nico Osteria Blueberry Coffee Cake, Kouign Amann, Strawberry Cream Cheese Roll Ricotta Bomboloni with Fior de latte, Vanilla Infused Honey, Fresh Preserves Oven Baked Pancake with Raspberries, Pistachios, Fior di latte, Burton’s Maple Syrup Porchetta Autostrada Sandwich with Roasted … Continue reading

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Miko’s Italian Ice, Chicago IL

Tweet Miko’s Italian Ice Strawberry Pineapple Chocolate Coconut Largely underwhelmed by my previous experiences with Italian Ice both in Boston and The City of Brotherly Love it was entirely an effect of the blazing sun and a long morning walk … Continue reading

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Slice of Vegas, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Slice of Vegas Pepperoni New York Slice – $3.95 Mamma’s Garlic Bread – $8.90 with Mozzarella – Italian bread infused with roasted garlic, brushed with more roasted garlic butter and accompanied with a roasted garlic head ‘Choked Pig – … Continue reading

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Naked City Pizza on Paradise, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Naked City Pizza on Paradise Chicken Wing Dip with Grilled Flatbread Garlic Buns with Mozzarella and Red Sauce Runny Egg Carbonara with Pancetta   Hot Mama – Salami and Ham on House Baked Roasted Garlic Bread, baked with Provolone, … Continue reading

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Cotogna, San Francisco CA

Tweet Cotogna Focaccia House Cured Cod Bruschetta with Pole Beans Monterey Bay Squid, Cucumbers, Haricots Verts Grilled Shrimp with Beets and Cucumber Knoll Farm Fig Pizza with Gorgonzola Dolce and Arugula Chino Farm Corn Triangoli Tagliatelle with Devil’s Gulch Rabbit … Continue reading

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Locanda, San Francisco CA

Tweet Locanda Grilled Pizza Bianca Grilled Pizza Bianca with house mortadella and pickled ramps Rigatoni alla Carbonara – Guanciale, Tully Doici Egg, Pecorino, Black Pepper   Pancetta-Wrapped Guinea Hen Leg – White Polenta, Grilled Turnips Flavorosa Pluot Almond Torta – … Continue reading

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A16, San Francisco CA

Tweet A16 Semolina Bread with Olive Oil Wild Nettle Ricotta Gnocchi – Pioppini Mushroom, Garlic, Mushroom Brodo, Herbs, Caciocavallo Trippa Napoletana – Onions, Tomato, Chiles, White Wine, Breadcrumbs Margherita – Tomato, Mozzarella, Grana Padano, Basil, Olive Oil Wood Fired Dry … Continue reading

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Mozzeria, San Francisco CA

Tweet Mozzeria Margherita DOP Peking Duck Located in The Mission and boasting VPN certification despite several pies one would never see in Naples it was with high expectations that I approached Russ and Melody Stein’s Mozzeria, the small shop having … Continue reading

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Quince, San Francisco CA

Tweet Quince 2009 Fergnettina Brut Shrub Fumoso – Raynaud Brandy, Zucca Amaro, Shrub Tonic, Strawberry-Rhubarb Gastrique Tomato Croquette with buratta mousse Stuzzichini di Benvenuto – potato chip with pomme puree, razor clam, black olive / citrus cured salmon with zucchini … Continue reading

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