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L.A.'s Italian Film Fest Honors Al Pacino With the Jack Valenti Legend Award

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

The Italian government has declared 2013 as "The Year of Italian Culture in the United States," and the west coast's celebration is highlighted by L.A. Italia, also known as the Italian Film Festival, which rolls into the Chinese Theatres on Hollywood Boulevard from February 17 - 23.

Anatomy Of An Italian Meal

Menuism | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
Menuism

Meals are a multi-course affair that tends to expand and contract as needed. You can be assured that there will be at least three courses, maybe two, but never just one plate.

The Simplest Pasta All'Amatriciana Is The Best And Most Authentic

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.06.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The most traditional recipes for this dish are very simple indeed.

Survey Reveals Favorite Pastas, Sauces And More Italian Food Findings

Zagat | Posted 04.01.2013 | Food
Zagat

It's Italian Food week, and some of the biggest debates over pasta, wine and celeb chefs are going to get settled right here. We surveyed 1,468 avid d...

6 Of The Fastest Italian Dinners On The Planet

Posted 01.18.2013 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani These simple Italian recipes for classic meals let you have a home-cooked Sunday dinner on a busy Wednesday night. Learn how to ma...

Belize's Unexpected Trattoria

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Sandro's Italian comfort food echo the calming effects of the island's Eastern trade winds after a day of manatee-watching, scuba-diving, kitesurfing, paddleboarding or snorkeling.

In The Mood For Italian? Here are 43 Recipes

Posted 01.10.2013 | Taste

There's something for everyone.

It's Time To Try Homemade Gnocchi And Gnudi

Posted 01.07.2013 | Taste

In this life, we get to eat far too few things that can be described as 'cloud-like.'

A Small Taste of L.A.'s Best Food

Party Earth | Posted 02.12.2013 | Taste
Party Earth

While looking for things to do in L.A., the one thing you can never forget is the incredible array of food options. There are more restaurants than you will know what to do with in L.A., as the city features every ethnicity and price-range and taste imaginable.

A Main Corse To Remember

Food & Wine | Posted 02.09.2013 | Taste
Food & Wine

With a couple of smart tweaks, Miami chef Michael Pirolo transforms this classic Italian dish--traditionally a whole pig--into a striking main course for a crowd.

WATCH: Secrets for the Perfect Meatball

Tasted.com | Posted 02.04.2013 | Taste
Tasted.com

"High-def cooking" is the perfect approach to something as seemingly simple as a meatball, which requires exact execution. Vic Casanova, chef at Gusto in Los Angeles, has a few tips for making his classic Italian meatballs.

Feast of the Seven Fishes: A Healthy Interpretation of an Italian Christmas Eve Tradition

Neil Zevnik | Posted 01.30.2013 | Taste
Neil Zevnik

The exact contours of the meal vary from region to region and household to household. I set out to design a seven-course menu that hopefully would gratify the palate and fortify the system.

Italian Regional Cuisine: Southern Italy

Menuism | Posted 01.29.2013 | Taste
Menuism

In which we find ourselves firmly in the land of olive oil and spicy peppers.

The Last Supper (No, Not That One)

Al DeLuise | Posted 01.26.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I was an adopted loaf of white bread in a family of exquisite pastries.

Meatballs and Red Sauce - My Kind of Comfort Food

Laura Kumin | Posted 01.01.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Now that I've gotten the hang of making meatballs, I'm out proselytizing for the cause. You can make them too -- and join the ranks of the folks who make meatballs themselves.

Totally American Ways to Enjoy Healthy World Flavors

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

Global flavors from Greece, Cuba, Morocco, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, Peru, Spain, etc. are showing up on tables, restaurant menus and food trucks all across the U.S. Here are some quick and easy "Americanized" ways to enjoy some healthy world flavors today.

Flour + Water - San Francisco

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 12.17.2012 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

I have just been in America where I was in San Francisco for work. Eating in San Francisco was an utter pleasure and there were so many fabulous places to choose from.

Stylists' Recent Food Frenzy in Rome

Golriz Moeini | Posted 12.15.2012 | Style
Golriz Moeini

Historically, savory food and fashion was derived from the impeccable style Romans had in general -- and walking around this city makes you very hungry!

Wild Mushroom Bolognese

Karen Gibson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Taste
Karen Gibson

Bolognese -- or ragù, as I knew it growing up -- and I have a long history of discontent. My go-to method was clunky, incohesive, and lacking finesse -- barely a method at all.

Rocco's Take On Sunday Sauce Versus Sunday Gravy (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Rocco DiSpirito, celebrity chef and author of "Now Eat This! Italian", joined me on Mondays with Marlo I just had to ask him if he could settle o...

What Is Farro?

Menuism | Posted 09.25.2012 | Taste
Menuism

Often used as a substitute for pasta or rice, farro is a grain with a nutty flavor similar to brown rice. It is gluten-free and rich in fiber, magnesium and vitamins A, B, C, and E.

Italian Regional Cuisine: Central Italy Edition

Menuism | Posted 11.11.2012 | Taste
Menuism

Continue on the culinary journey of discovering Italian cuisine through the areas of central Italy and discovee where focaccia, pesto, Parmesan cheese, cured ham, artichokes and truffles come from.

Eataly in Italy

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 11.06.2012 | Food
Fabio Parasecoli

In recent years, Italians seem to have rediscovered markets as places to reaffirm their local identity and reconnect with their past, and Eataly channels elements of the outdoor market atmosphere.

What Are French and Italian Cuisines Known For and How Are They Different?

Quora | Posted 10.30.2012 | Food
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Julien Vaché You ask, "I assume Italian food is more popular with its Pastas and wine, and what is ...

PHOTOS: Finding The Best Italian Restaurants In America

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"There are two kinds of people in the world," chef Mario Batali said recently at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, CO, "those who are Italian, and those who wish they were Italian."