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How to Tell a Real Italian Restaurant

Massimiliano Cortese (L), manager at Osteria del Principe with a staff member at Ospitalità Italiana. The event, held at the Metropolitan Pavillion on Sept. 23, showcased authentic Italian cuisine. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)
Massimiliano Cortese (L), manager at Osteria del Principe with a staff member at Ospitalità Italiana. The event, held at the Metropolitan Pavillion on Sept. 23, showcased authentic Italian cuisine. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

If you want to know if a restaurant is truly Italian, look for the Ospitalità Italiana Seal of Quality. Promoted by ISNART, Italy’s National Institute...

  • The third location of Boqueria is on the Upper East Side.
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    Boqueria Comes to Upper East Side

    Boqueria opened a third New York City location, this one on the Upper East Side, on Oct. 2. Marc Vidal’s tapas menu seeks to transport... Read more

  • Wine from the Brooklyn Winery. (Rima Brindamour)

    Winemaking Class

    If you ever yearned to learn to make wine, an upcoming class on Oct. 9 offers a glimpse. The Brooklyn Winery and The Brooklyn Kitchen... Read more

  • The Turkish breakfast spread at Entwine.
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    Entwine’s Turkish Brunch

    There are some brunches, by virtue of their heaviness, whose sole purpose is to send diners back to bed. That’s not necessarily a bad thing... Read more

  • the most awaited "Ghostbuster Donuts" in New York, Sept 29. (Daksha Devnani/Epoch Times)

    The ‘Ghostbusters’ Donuts Are Finally Here

    NEW YORK – Fans of the Ghostbuster movie lined up outside Kripsy Kreme stores on Monday to take a bite of the most anticipated Ghostbuster... Read more

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    6 Food Hacks For the Kitchen Ninjas

    Learn these simple life hacks that will amaze your friends. These hacks can make life more easier, and it can help you save money too... Read more

  • Bavarian Bratwurst With Sauerkraut and Tarragon Mustard. (Steve Hill)

    Oktoberfest: Where to Go

    New Yorkers are spoiled for choices to celebrate Oktoberfest. Below are some highlights. Munich comes to the East River with Zum Schneider’s Oktboferfest outdoor tent,... Read more

  • Berkshire Pork Chop (Matthew Pisano)

    Lincoln Center Kitchen Now Open in Avery Fisher Hall

    Fancy a side of the Philharmonic with your dinner? Lincoln Center Kitchen, which recently opened inside Avery Fisher Hall, has the distinction of piping in... Read more

  • At Brazilia Cafe's launch party on Sept. 23. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Brazilia Cafe Officially Launches in NoHo

    Brazilia Cafe, in NoHo, showcases Brazil’s ingredients with a modern eye for New Yorkers who are so often on the go. Occupying 3,000 square feet,... Read more

  • Taquitos de Tinga Poblana (Courtesy of Rosa Mexicano)

    Rosa Mexicano Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Rosa Mexicano celebrates its 30th anniversary on Oct. 6 with a cocktail party and collaboration with renowned chefs Mario Hernandez (The Black Ant), Roberto Santibanez... Read more

  • Tender's Banana Split (Courtesy of Tender)

    Tender’s Banana Split Extravaganza

    The Sanctuary Hotel’s Tender restaurant is featuring a banana split of epic proportions. Priced at $38, it is served in an enormous martini glass, filled... Read more

  • Tacuba, in Astoria.
(Courtesy of Tacuba)

    Julian Medina Opens Tacuba

    The latest venture of chef-owner Julian Medina (Toloache, Yerba Buena) is Tacuba, in Astoria, in a 3,400-square-foot space. Tacuba is the seventh, and first outer-borough,... Read more

  • L’Ecole du Grand Chocolat Valrhona Opens in Brooklyn

    Chocolate lovers, rejoice! L’École du Grand Chocolat Valrhona opened its doors this week in DUMBO. The school’s location is the first in the United States,... Read more

  • "Morsi" is Italian for "bites."
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    Morsi Opens in Tribeca on Sept. 25

    Veal Tongue with tuna aioli; Chestnut Gnocchi with slow-braised rabbit; Branzino with guanciale—chef Kenneth Johnson (formerly of Pescatore, Picholine, and Osteria Fiorella) has created a... Read more

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    Jamba Juice Debuts New Energy Bowls, Basically Smoothies You Can Chew

    Jamba Juice is rolling out a new line of Energy Bowls that is sure to appease their regular smoothie loving customers. The new line up... Read more

  • World's largest cannoli at the San Gennaro festival, Little Italy, Manhattan on Sept.20 (Daksha Devnani/Epoch Times)

    World’s Largest Cannoli Unveiled (+Video)

    NEW YORK—Jaws dropped as New York City bakery Ferrara unveiled the world’s largest cannoli at the San Gennaro festival on Saturday, Sept. 20. Ferrara’s record-setting... Read more

  • The 52-ouncer. (Courtesy of American Cut in Tribeca)

    American Cut in Tribeca: 52 Weeks With 52 Ounces

    To celebrate the anniversary of its opening, the restaurant American Cut in Tribeca will be offering a special menu for one week, Sept. 22–28. Marc... Read more

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