Italian

Where CELEBRITIES EAT: CARPACCIO, Miami (One of WHITNEY HOUSTON’S Favorites)

Fettucine Dolce Vita

While Ocean Drive remains the go-to spot for tourists and new money looking to savor the decadence of Miami, the old schoolers know that if you really want to get a taste of the fabulous lifestyle off the international city, one must venture from the beach. There are a number of other hip locations scattered […]

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Why CELEBRITIES Can’t Get Enough of CIPRIANI’S!!!

Taglioni Bolognese at Cipriani

Every celebrity, and I do mean practically EVERY celebrity dines at CIPRIANI in New York City. Chic and elegant settings, authentic and delicious Italian fare, fancy and luxe presentations, and the who’s who of the Manhattan dining scene continue to make this legendary restaurant THE place for star-gazing and an ultimate feast. Owner and heir […]

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What To Order @ FRESCO by SCOTTO, Plus Find Out ONE of WHITNEY HOUSTON’S FAVORITE MEALS!

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New York news anchor Rosanna Scotto may be famous to some for reading the city’s biggest headlines, but those in the Manhattan circle recognize the Scotto name as a mainstay to Italian dining in a city revered for its restaurants. Frequented by heavy hitters like NBA commissioner Adam Silver, nearby NBC executives, and a long favorite […]

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BILL CLINTON & MARIAH CAREY Dine @ CRAIG’S, LA

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I told you months ago that CRAIGS in Beverly Hills is the NEW it spot for celebrities to see and be seen!  Camped out paparazzi, VIP tables, and non-stop traffic of bold-faced names make it’s central location a neighborhood nuisance, but a late night ball! This week alone the paparazzi spotted Mariah Carey leaving after […]

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The DAILY DISH: Rasta Pasta from O’s GRILL SPOT in Crown Heights

O's Grill Pasta

O’s Grill Spot in Crown Heights, Brooklyn does not have a website, but Yelp.com offers customer reviews of the food and service, while Seamless.com will hook you up with home delivery of O’s. I stumbled upon the easy-to-pass restaurant located at 742 Nostrand Avenue, where images of the menu (fried chicken wings with fried rice, […]

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Could BAR PITTI Smoke Bomb REIGNITE Feud With DA SILVANO???

A Smoke Bomb outside of West Village restaurant BAR PITTI last week sent diners scattering onto 6th Avenue...

A smoke bomb mystery at the popular West Village Italian restaurant BAR PITTI last week has sent police, neighbors and diners (including actress Rose McGowan who was noshing on pasta of her own at the time ) in a frenzy trying to identify the scoundrel behind the menacing and frightening sneak attack. While some are suspecting […]

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Where To Lunch On SUNSET BLVD: CRAVINGS Restaurant

Sauteed Garlic Shrimp Appetizer at Cravings, Los Angeles ...

Like New York City, the city of Los Angeles offers plentiful dining options to please the diverse locals and tourists.   From casual to high end, local to international, there’s something for everyone in the city of angels.  Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood make for a bountiful abundance of restaurants, buxom beauties with bodacious baubles, […]

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Why I’ll NEVER Order DELIVERY from ROSCO’S Pizza EVER AGAIN!

Rosco's Fried Garlic Knots

  I’ve written about ROSCO’s Pizza Beer & Wine in Brooklyn before.  Oversized signature borough slices, uber fresh ingredients, and sensational flavor made Rosco’s my favorite spot in Brooklyn for easy pizza and authentic Italian fare.  A small pizzeria that also serves up beer, wine, deep fried garlic knots and limited edition sodas and juices […]

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The Daily Dish: AUTHENTIC ITALIAN Rigatoni & Penne a la Vodka @ ARNO Ristorante, NYC

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Only New Yorkers in the know are familiar with ARNO’S, the fashion district italian restaurant where the pasta is perfectly al dente, the flavors are traditional italian, and the atmosphere is rustic but charming. Located at 141 West 38th Street, Arno’s is a spot for big business deals, and it is also impressive for colleague […]

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Deals & Steals: Get The $18 Pre-Fixe Lunch @ ASELLINA, NYC

Asellina Salmon Lunch

If you live in NYC, it’s pretty hard to imagine a multi-course meal in a swanky setting surrounded by some of the world’s prettiest people for only $18.  But such is the case that ASELLINA – the  trendy and over-the-top Italian restaurant attached to the very popular Gansevoort Hotel Park Avenue. Regular hotel guests, including Rihanna […]

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