When does a yard of anything sound mouthwatering, overwhelmingly sensational, loaded with fresh ingredients and piping hot out of the oven? Well, if you have been to Made in Italy in Venice, then you know it’s when the yard is homemade, wood-burning oven pizza.Read more ›
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The name is bold and exudes a New York sense of confidence. Does the quality of the new fella’s food support the brashy moniker? Without a doubt! Part Main Street deli, part grocer, part caterer, part restaurant and completely Italian, the new Mozzarella Fella is creating New York-styled Italian specialties using locally-sourced ingredients; the best of two locales! Born into a New York Italian family, Michael Calore was introduced to homemade Italian cooking at a young age. Large family dinners every Sunday at his grandmother’s home sowed the seeds for [...]Read more ›
bis·tro (bis-troh) noun, plural bis·tros (bis-trohz) 1. a small, modest, European-style restaurant or café. 2. a small nightclub or restaurant. Question: When is a bistro more than just a bistro? Answer: When the bistro concept is stretched beyond its traditional definition. Such is the case with Piatti Italian Bistro and Bar, the new restaurant concept launched by the owners of Il Panificio. Perhaps underscoring the restaurant’s intended characteristics, Piatti, which is attached to Il Pancifico in Gulf Gate, stands apart from other buildings in the area. Sleek in design and appearance with a large glass front, [...]Read more ›
If there is any truth to the old saw “you can’t judge a book by its cover”, then the culinary corollary might be, “You can’t judge a restaurant by its outward appearance.” This is most definitely the case at Bellagio Ristorante. Located on a small stretch of Washington Blvd. (Rt. 301) south of Ringling Blvd. that’s dotted with small shops, the front entrance to Bellagio is small and unassuming. If one were not specifically looking for the restaurant tucked back from the street, it could easily be overlooked. However one step inside [...]Read more ›