Palladinoa s To Open Thursday on East Passyunk

Chef Luke Palladino has made a name for himself at the Jersey shore and he is now opening on Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia. The former Columbo's at 1934 E Passyunk Avenue has been transformed from a sandwich joint to Palladino's , an upscale Italian restaurant with bar, open kitchen and 80-seats inside.

Joe Maddon's 'Thanksmas' fundraiser scheduled for 717 South and Ava

Joe Maddon and Michael Stewart are collaborating on the 5th Annual Thanksmas Dinner, to be held on Friday at 717 South and Ava. Once the shock of Joe Maddon 's sudden departure from the Tampa Bay Rays simmered down, folks started to wonder about the fate of some of his community projects.

Mama D's in Newport Beach serves exceptional Italian food in a family atomsphere

Going out for Italian food is always an adventure. Part of the adventure is separating the average from the exceptional, with the problem being there are so many average Italian restaurants it seems to always be an "I guess we'll go for Italian" choice.

Via Vai

VIA VAI means coming and going, where you see and meet friends and others. In Astoria, since last June, it means a place to get together and enjoy one another's company, treating yourself and your companions to the most authentic Italian cuisine this side of the Atlantic in a comfortable setting - and returning again and again.

The Guide: Where to Eat in Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia is a city close to my heart. I lived there for most of my twenties, and its small but passionate culinary community is what really ignited my lifetime love of food.

Opened in 1999, and chosen by Gourmet Magazine in 2000 as one of "America's Best Restaurants," Johnny's Half Shell relocated to its present Capitol Hill location in September 2006. Renditions of Chesapeake and Gulf Coast Seafood remained the kitchen's focus, and the restaurant's new home maintained its homespun conviviality. Said Washingtonian Magazine, "The capitol dome shines in the background, a reminder of the new, more serious-minded neighbors who come here. But Johnny's still feels like home." In September 2007, New York Times dubbed the new venue a "Capital Gain" for Washington, DC.
400 N. Capitol St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
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