Buddy’s Italian Restaurant celebrates 60th anniversary | Local

POCATELLO — Like it was yesterday, Steve Piper still remembers the February night in 1961 when he was 13 years old washing dishes at Buddy’s Italian Restaurant in Pocatello.

Wafts of his grandmother’s signature recipes filled the bijou bistro as he relentlessly worked to keep enough clean dishes and silverware in rotation to meet demand. He succeeded, yet the restaurant still had to shutter its doors about three hours early on opening night as it was also the first time in Buddy’s history the eatery sold out of absolutely every item on the menu.

“All the food, beer and wine

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Capri Italian Restaurant offers scratch-made pasta, unique dining option inside ‘Italian Ice Caves’

INDIANAPOLIS — There’s something special about Italian food that brings people together. For over half a century, Capri has been one of Indy’s favorite Italian restaurants.

It was first established in 1951, then moved to its current location– tucked away at 2602 Ruth Drive just off Keystone Avenue — in the 1970’s.

Whether you’re looking to take advantage of the last few days of Devour Indy, planning a romantic Valentine’s Day date or you have always wanted to dine in one of those cool ice caves, then look no further.

We’re saying “Buon Appetito” on this tasty trip In

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New owners of Eddie’s pizzeria want to ‘go back to basics’ with authentic Italian food

THE new owners of a pizzeria have vowed ‘to go back to basics’ by offering traditional Italian woodfired pizzas.

Gary Perkins and Jamie Evans took over Eddie’s Wood Fired Pizza on Borough Road at the beginning of January.

The pizzeria served traditional pizzas but in recent years moved into Spitfire sports bar but the duo are keen to return to the old ethos of Eddies which was named after Ervardo Salza which opened on 2016.

He was originally from South Italy and inspired the pair to set up the authentic Neapolitan pizzeria.

Speaking ahead of the official opening on Friday,

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Koita Foods is excited to announce the launch of its complete line of shelf-stable, premium Italian plant-based milks, now available online and in an expanding list of retailers throughout the US.


Koita’s seven plant-based milks offer a 100% pure, clean taste. That’s because these creamy, shelf-stable milks are grown, produced and packed in Italy. They are made with ingredients grown in the Italian Alps, which boasts one of the purest soils in the world. It’s that nutrient-rich soil that leads to Koita’s incredibly delicious set of plant-based milks.


Koita was founded by American expat Mustafa Koita, a dynamic and fearless

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Italian soccer team president resigns after police find bag filled with $240K of cash in his car

The president of a third-tier Italian soccer club has resigned after police searched his car and found a bag filled with $240,000 of cash.

According to Gazetta, Novara president Marcello Cianci was unable to explain to financial police where he got the money. 

Per the report, a financial group asked the Reggio Calabria police to stop an SUV that Cianci was in. Cianci had “inexplicable nervousness” and that led to police searching his car and finding the food bag filled with €200,000. 

Cianci then resigned from his position with Novara after the incident. He had been with the club

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Opening date revealed for Michigan’s first Portillo’s Chicago-style Italian beef restaurant

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI – After much anticipation, we’ve now learned when Michigan’s first Portillo’s restaurant will open for business. The popular Chicago-style Italian beef eatery plans to open in Sterling Heights on Tuesday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m.

The 7,900 square-foot restaurant will be located off of Hall Road at 14425 Lakeside Circle. We’re told the décor will be retro-inspired and feature the authenticity of the brand dating back to the 1960s, when it was founded. As a tribute to Metro Detroit, the interior will also showcase the automotive history of the area.

“We have had Portillo’s fans asking us

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