Italian Archive

Mia Francesca Trattoria

Mia Francesca Trattoria, Raleigh

Mia Francesca is a spacious restaurant attached to the Renaissance Hotel, with an upscale yet rustic feel to the inside. It’s decked out with large booths and lots of rich wood, but also with lots …
L'Uva Enoteca

L’Uva Enoteca

The same folks that brought me my beloved Revolution delivered a solid Italian option in the American Tobacco Campus, L’Uva Enoteca (map). Tucked in an alcove near Saladelia and the ATC log flume is the …
Talia's Tuscan Table

Talia’s Tuscan Table

5/5 stars Talias is amazing!  It’s a tiny unpretentious little deli hidden away in a Boca strip mall.  We walked in not knowing what to expect but were given some samples of cheese, delicious homemade …
Dominic’s NY Pizza

Dominic’s NY Pizza

5 out of 5 stars Dominic’s was just what the hungry work lunch crowd needed on a sunny Friday. Once we eyed the cheesy white pizza with ribbons of spinach and chunks of tomato, all …
Nina’s Ristorante

Nina’s Ristorante

4 out of 5 stars The food at Nina’s is delicious, enough so to outweigh the excitement of seeing Steven Seagal sitting at a neighboring table. Ok so it wasn’t really him, but it was …
Pizzamerica – Now Closed

Pizzamerica – Now Closed

3 out of 5 stars Basic neighborhood take-out Italian food. I’ve tried the alfredo pasta and some Greek from here, both mediocre. A calzone was just ok as well. But I love the cheesesteak (and …
Hot Point Cafe

Hot Point Cafe

4 out of 5 stars Hot Point is a cute little self-service cafe in a lonely corner of the north side of North Hills. Hubby and I have stopped here for breakfast and lunch and …
Assagio’s

Assagio’s

3 out of 5 stars Assaggio’s has a decent selection of Italian food that you can order at the counter and have delivered to your table. The menu ranges from sandwiches and pizza to pasta …
Restaurant Cinelli

Restaurant Cinelli

2 out of 5 stars I was craving Italian and had high hopes of finding a good Italian place close to home. We’ve hit up Celebration a few times trying out restaurants and decided to …
Bella Monica

Bella Monica

Bella Monica  3 out of 5 stars  Bella Monica was recommended to me by a number of people as a lovely place to get some Italian food.  Other reviewers have commented on the amazing pizza …
Pepperoni Grill

Pepperoni Grill

Pepperoni Grill  5 out of 5 stars  I was brought here recently by my in-laws, and it was a spectacular choice.  We were waited on by a lovely woman who is the best type of …
Pasta in Rice Cooker

Rice Cooker Pasta

This is a super easy one!  Make half as much if you are using a 5 cup rice cooker like I do. 1 lb pasta 2 1/2 cups water 26 ounces marinara sauce ground beef …
Italian Sausage and Winter Squash Pasta

Italian Sausage and Squash Pasta

This pasta is subtle but very tasty, and gives you a good amount of vitamins. 12 ounces whole wheat pasta 1 lb Italian turkey sausage, casings removed 2 tablespoons olive oil (optional) 4 ounces mushrooms, …
Giorgio’s

Giorgio’s

4/5 stars   We considered Giorgio’s as a location for our rehearsal dinner.  We came and enjoyed such a wonderful and filling meal here that my husband (fiancée at the time) and I were feeling …