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What to Know About Travelers, Poets & Friends in NYC

Appetito celebrates a new Italian market that is an all-day affair from the folks at beloved restaurants Alice and Osteria 57.

March 5, 2024

Dario Brings Globally-Influenced Italian to Minneapolis

An accomplished chef and bartender partner to become two first-time restaurateurs at Dario, an Italian restaurant with diverse influences and flavors, and a fresh pasta program.

February 19, 2024

pastaRAMEN to Collaborate with Tonari in NJ and D.C.

Two of America's most celebrated Wafu Italian chefs, Robbie Felice & Katsuya Fukushima, will team up in their respective restaurants.

February 14, 2024

Michael Fiorelli to Launch Fiorelli Pizza in Los Angeles in March

The Los Angeles chef has traded in buzzy big-budget restaurants for a simple yet effective concept, putting a mobile pizza rig in a Venice urban farm space.

February 12, 2024

How to Make Rubirosa’s Famous Tie-dye Pizza

Our correspondent heads to the Manhattan hot spot to learn how to make a heart-shaped pie for Valentine’s Day, and comes away with a pizza recipe you can try at home.

February 8, 2024

Italian Restaurants for Galentine’s Day in New York City

Move over Valentine’s Day. Here are options for NYC restaurants to celebrate female friendship amid the Cupid-themed festivities.

February 8, 2024

From Bari with Love, an Interview with Chef Mauro Campanale

Appetito interviews the young Italian chef, Mauro Campanale, to explore the ways he melds his background with a modern NYC aesthetic.

February 7, 2024

Tony’s Di Napoli, NYC’s Italian-American Restaurant Juggernaut

Inside the big, booming Italian-American stand-out that’s a favorite of theatergoers, locals, and tourists drawn to family-style plates of parm, pastas, and more. Stuart Wetanson shares the fourth generation, family-run business’s story—and its secrets.

February 1, 2024

Aventino and AP Pizza Shop Open in Bethesda, MD

The two new Washington DC-area spots from Mike Friedman showcase traditional Roman cuisine, New York-style pizza, Italian-American antipasti, and so much more.

January 30, 2024