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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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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A New Italian Restaurant With Roots in Milan and Los Angeles Opens on the Strip in February

Matteo Ferdinandi and chef Angelo Auriana, the team behind Eater 38 member Matteo’s Italian Ristorante at the Venetian, close Sixth + Mill at the Grand Canal Shoppes and convert the space with an indoor patio into Brera Osteria, opening in mid-February.

a plate of food: Tortelli at Brera Osteria

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Tortelli at Brera Osteria

The restaurant on the resort’s replica of St. Mark’s Square takes its name from the Brera neighborhood in Milan, Italy. The restaurant plans to serve dishes such as a braised pork shank, cacio e pepe, and lamb chops.

The duo already has Brera Ristorante in Downtown Los Angeles, where the

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Buc-ee’s, a new brewery, an Italian restaurant + more opening in Bham

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Pasta la vista, baby. Photo via North Italia’s Facebook

From a much-anticipated opening in Leeds to a brand-new brewery, there’s a lot of movement happening in the Magic City. Here’s the weekly rundown of openings and reopenings in the area.

1. Buc-ee’s

Buc-ee’s is set to open by January 2021. Photo via Bham Now

It’s finally here. National chain Buc-ee’s opened it’s doors today, January 25. Besides the fact that you’ll probably always be able to find an available pump for gas, this convenience store offers some things you probably

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Gino Ferraro Prepares His Italian Restaurant for Reopening on February 3

a man wearing a stone building that has a suit and tie: Gino Ferraro

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Gino Ferraro

When Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar announced it was reopening after a two-month shutdown, the phones rang off the hook with people who wanted a reservation. The restaurant’s popular Taste and Learn series, where diners get a four-course dinner paired with five wines sold out. Gino Ferraro, the patriarch of the family and owner of the restaurant, can’t wait to get back to business.

“I’ve been bored and I want to try to make some money somehow,” he says days before the February 3 reopening. “It’s been a long year, a tough year. I

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