OKC's 5 best Italian restaurants

The results are in for the annual Readers' Choice Awards, check out the 5 restaurants voted best Italian by our readers. To see the entire special section with all the winners from every category and Q&A articles with OKC's best, visit the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards .

'Ciao Italia' visits Fortuna's in Manchester

Mary Ann Esposito visited Manchester on Tuesday with a TV crew for her show "Ciao Italia," the longest-running cooking show in TV history. Patti Fortuna-Stannard, left, gets a hug from Mary Ann Esposito after the cookbook author and TV chef arrived in Manchester for a taping of "Ciao Italia."

Italian Food Theme Parks - FICO Eataly World is Set to Open as the...

'FICO Eataly World' is set to open in November of this year in Bologna, Italy, serving as an Italian food-focused park. The destination in development is being described as the largest "agri-food park in the world," complete with everything from six educational rides to 40 factories, markets, restaurants, craft stores, as well as theaters and conference spaces to accommodate up to 1,000 people.

Scott Conant's Mora Delivers Progressive Italian Eats

"Oh great, another New York City chef has opened another satellite restaurant in a distant city," the skeptic in me whispered. He'll half-ass his way to a third vacation home and I'll get a third-rate meal.

The Chicago Way

Back in town, Rosati's Pizza serves up delicious Italian food with roots firmly planted in Chicago's culinary traditions. Rosati's has staked a claim in Oro Valley.

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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