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How the Talented Italian Alessandra Mai Vinh Eats in America

Verona-born model/dancer/choreographer, Alessandra Mai Vinh, shares with Appetito her experiences with food as an Italian in America.

April 9, 2024

Restaurant Review: Stella in Los Angeles

At the new restaurant in West Hollywood, chef Rob Gentile and restaurateur Janet Zuccarini have created the ultimate date night spot with odes to Italian regional cuisines.

April 8, 2024

The Sopranos 25th Anniversary Includes Food Pop-Ups

NYC and Los Angeles will have Italian-American food pop-ups, special screenings, and other ways to celebrate the anniversary of The Sopranos’ debut on HBO.

January 9, 2024

Da Barbara Opens in Los Angeles With a Unique Italian Menu 

Chef Barbara Pollastrini’s just-opened restaurant in the heart of Hollywood features a seven-course tasting menu served in an intimate setting with only seven tables.

January 3, 2024

The Dream-Come-True Story Behind Pasta Corner

Pasta Corner now has locations in Los Angeles, Paris, and New York City, serving fresh pasta to go, composed plates to stay, with a small market and some big star power. Co-founder Vincent Benoliel explains how he and his French pop star partner, M. Pokora, brought it to life.

November 14, 2023

Spicy Rigatoni and More at the New Jemma Hollywood

With Jemma Hollywood, the husband-and-wife team of Jackson and Melissa Kalb have opened a red sauce joint for fans of Italian-American classic dishes.

November 6, 2023

Gelato Festival World Masters Competition and Celebration is Coming to Los Angeles

Participants will compete for a spot at the Gelato World Masters, held every four years in Italy. Guests will get to eat delicious gelato and take part in family-friendly activities at the Hollywood event this September.

August 2, 2023

Sogno Toscano Opens Its Latest Lifestyle Cafe in Santa Monica

The successful wholesale and importing company adds a West Coast cafe and marketplace to its portfolio after opening two NYC locations.

July 31, 2023

Chef Jason Neroni Opens Best Bet Pizzeria in Los Angeles

The accomplished chef from The Rose in nearby Venice is now making inventive pies, focaccia, and a full menu of California-Italian dishes.

July 27, 2023