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Blue Parrot closing after 98 years in downtown Louisville

Edie Colacci serves up Italian food to Lani Melvin and Joey Angell at the Blue Parrot restaurant in Louisville in 2005.



The Best Veal Saltimbocca That'll Ever Jump Into Your Mouth

Saltimbocca. Translated from the Italian, it means "jumps in the mouth." I've long wondered why this Roman dish, of all Italian dishes, got that name.



Giada De Laurentiis's 20 Most Popular Pasta Recipes

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EDITORIAL: Some Italian food for thought

If anyone wants to be part of the solution to chronic poverty in our community, taking part in a spaghetti dinner at Poppa Rollo's Pizza, 703 N. Valley Mills Drive, on Jan. 24 sure seems a joyous way to do so. Restaurateur and longtime educator Mary Duty is overseeing this fundraiser for Pack of Hope, a nonprofit whose mission is ensuring that our neediest students have nourishment at home during the weekends.



Former Mimma's Cafe on Brady Street will be reborn as Dorsia

According to information gleaned this afternoon, the former Mimma's Cafe at 1307 E. Brady St. is slated to reopen sometime this spring as a restaurant called Dorsia. When Jeno and Lorenzo Cataldo purchased the property last fall , there was much speculation about what was coming to the space, which had been long-time staple on Brady Street.



Thats why we love Italy

Italian cuisine is known in the world, it has several regional variations, but all recipes are very simple and dishes very tasty. In the Bologna region are very popular pasta dishes like tortellini, lasagna and tagliatelle with Bolognese sauce.



Of Italiano delicacies and wood-fired pizzas at Bella Cucina

Despite the increasing interest in Japanese cuisine among food connoisseurs in India, there is no denying the stronghold that Chinese and Italian foods have among the masses. After all, a good bowl of pasta is as hearty as it is sophisticated.



How to Make Chicken Scarpariello

Chicken scarpariello is one of those perfect Tuesday-night meals: packed with flavor, relatively healthy, easy, and made in a single skillet. I'm always wary of posting new recipes for Italian dishes.


Opened in 1999, and chosen by Gourmet Magazine in 2000 as one of "America's Best Restaurants," Johnny's Half Shell relocated to its present Capitol Hill location in September 2006. Renditions of Chesapeake and Gulf Coast Seafood remained the kitchen's focus, and the restaurant's new home maintained its homespun conviviality. Said Washingtonian Magazine, "The capitol dome shines in the background, a reminder of the new, more serious-minded neighbors who come here. But Johnny's still feels like home." In September 2007, New York Times dubbed the new venue a "Capital Gain" for Washington, DC.
400 N. Capitol St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
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