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Cart-turned-restaurant Gabagool brings fresh pasta to St. Johns: Scouting Report

There must be something in the water. In December, Italian food cart Gabagool made the jump from a royal blue cart to a brick-and-mortar space in a repurposed auto body shop in St. Johns.



Damien Hirst hands over a quick sketch as a restaurant tip - and now it's worth a fortune

Top artist Damien Hirst was so pleased with an Italian meal that he handed over a quick sketch as a tip - an artwork now valued at 250,000. Giovanni Fracassi, boss of the Da Ivo restaurant in Venice, was stunned when the Brit, 51, asked for a pen and paper after his plate of duck pasta last week.



Review: Bravo! serves good Italian food in upscale setting

One of the first things our waitress told us after we sat down at Bravo! Cucina Italiana for dinner was that the food was fresh and made to order, in case we had any special requests. That's not what you expect to hear at a chain restaurant.



Get A Real Taste Of Sicily At New Restaurant Enzo's Kitchen

Italy is a big and varied place. To blanket 'Italian food' as just one thing is absurd.



Red ripe: Junior chefs can source top recipes

Many Italian families and friends are gathering at weekends for the ritual stirring of giant pots in their backyards, bottling passata to share. The family-friendly sauce event on Saturday, open to all including children over five, is part of a morning program also including pasta-making classes for kids, as well as Italian cooking demonstrations, at the Grote St entrance.



Five Senses Ignite at Il Posto's New RiNo Location

In the top corner of the wall at Il Posto, there's a quote that perfectly embodies the restaurant's transition into its new RiNo location: "Cooking is the only art that uses all five senses." Il Posto owner Andrea Frizzi has capitalized on all five senses while serving Northern Italian cuisine in their old Uptown location for a decade.



Time To Party: Julliano's In Bethel First Year In Business With Free Buffet

Julliano's Authentic Italian Cuisine in Bethel will celebrate its one year anniversary on Sunday. From left, Julliano Cevallos, 4, and his father, owner Julio Cevallos BETHEL, Conn.



Four Reasons Why LA Is Undergoing a Modern Italian Dining Renaissance

Los Angeles is a city obsessed with Italian food . As much as everyone crows on about the amazing taco scene the fact that Italian food remains so bankable simply cannot be ignored .



Barack Obama enjoys red wine at NYC restaurant Carbone

Barack Obama went out to eat at the Italian restaurant Carbone on Thursday night with his wife Michelle and daughter Malia He was spotted sipping red wine and eating a $49 double lamb chop at the Michelin-starred eatery while Michelle drank white wine with dinner Barack previously visited Carbone in July 2015 with daughters Sasha and Malia, ordering the $195 porterhouse for two and a $55 veal parmigiana Michelle stopped by Carbone back in November 2013 just a few months after the restaurant opened, dining on the same night as Kim Kardashian Thursday night was the first time that Barack and Michelle stepped out together in public since he left office in January It was announced last week that the recently unemployed pair had inked a book deal with Penguin that will reportedly pay them $60million for their memoirs Barack Obama was back in the Big Apple on Thursday night, and used his visit ... (more)


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.
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