10/06/2012 09:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2012

Oyster's Guide To Little Italys Across The U.S. (PHOTOS)

Manhattan's Little Italy may be the best known, but old-world enclaves bursting with Italian culture can be found across the country.

We've picked out the best places to mangia in these lively Italian neighborhoods, as well as our favorite spots to bed up for the night after indulging in plenty of pasta, pastries and vino. Cent'anni!

-- Kristina Fazzalaro,

Oyster's Guide to Little Italys Across the States (PHOTOS)