Wine-kissed seafood, gourmet pizzas, and pastas tossed with velvety cream sauces populate the red-and-white checkered tabletops at Nostalgi’a Cancione E Vino. To prepare satisfying meals, Chef Polo decorates pies with toppings such as artichoke hearts, caramelized onions, and sweet Italian sausage. His team also arranges salmon filets over beds of linguini and scampi sauce, layers mushrooms between spinach and sheets of lasagna pasta, and stuffs ravioli with soft morsels of lobster.
A wine list boasts more than 50 vintages hailing from California to Portugal. More elaborate libations include the Van Gogh espresso martini, which combines chocolate vodka and fresh espresso using the back end of a paintbrush.
Today's deal gently caresses your tongue with flavors of Italy. Fifteen dollars gets you $30 worth of pasta, zuppa, insalata, wine, and more at Rosario Ristorante in Glendale. Rosario is a casually elegant Italian eatery with classic fare, including fettuccine alfredo, spaghetti Bolognese, and baked ziti (all $12.95). Welling was determined to capture the minds and tongues of the niche—but expanding—market of disco fans. After extensive research, he determined that disco’s sparkling clothing and bouncy rhythms were the culinary equivalent of pasta covered in rich tomato sauce. Welling’s findings were so delicious that disco changed its name to Italy, enraging Italy, which was forced to change its name to Lapland, Home of Full-Blooded Italians. Pick up today’s Groupon for some delicious Italian food from America, prepared by full-blooded Italians from Lapland, Home of Full-Blooded Italians.
Arizona's hottest dining destination celebrates the tastes and energy of Italy's spirited city cafes. Tuscan Oven features amazing flavors, from pizzas to panini and pasta. The West Valley's best bartenders offer sinfully-delicious drinks and ice-cold beers from the old country and beyond.
As you settle in among the chic comforts and azure-and-saffron accent lights of BiCE Bistro's dining room, your esophageal alignment will inadvertently assimilate to the décor's clean lines, preparing your pipes for pairings aplenty. BiCE boasts an extensive wine and drink menu overflowing with sommelier-selected sips, specialty cocktails, and icy brews. Pair a glass of Italian white wine ($7–$11) with an order of tuna and salmon tartar served with avocado, red onion, tomato, and fresh basil ($15), or complement a fruity Tuscan Sunset cocktail (Campari, Amaretto Di Saronno, Beefeater, pineapple juice, and orange juice, $10) with an order of prosciutto di Parma con melone dolce (melon wrapped in prosciutto, $14). If you're overwhelmed by your options, BiCE's on-site sommelier will help you find your dish's sipping soulmate, and will also politely correct common wine-rookie errors such as mistakenly drinking a prosciutto caprese panini ($12).
Nick’s Deli & Pizza sates southwestern stomachs with a home-cooked, East Coast–inspired menu stuffed full of scrumptious deli sandwiches and slices of New York–style pizza and cheesecake. Decorate your table with a crispy, cheese pizza ($8.50–$11), which can be appetizingly adorned with toppings ($1.25–$1.50 each) such as pepperoni, mushrooms, bacon, spinach, and barbeque sauce.
When Kevin and Barbara Mollohan moved to Phoenix from Ohio in 1986, they brought their passion for Italian food with them. Just a few months later, they opened their own Italian restaurant and started serving everything from shrimp ravioli to pizzas made with Wisconsin provolone. Since then, the restaurant has grown to three times its original size.
Anzio's shareable options include the Mediterranean pizza, which comes with peperoncini, feta cheese, and tomatoes on flatbread. Try the chicken parmigiana sandwich, topped with marinara and provolone, or chicken and broccoli tossed with rigatoni pasta in olive oil and garlic, which replicates the flavors that Italy is famous for. But if the food doesn't convince you, the Mollohans hope the red brick walls and Italian landscape paintings will help transport you to the rolling hills of Naples or down the streets of Rome.