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Inside the Growing Legend of Spiaggia's Tony Mantuano

Tony Mantuano has become a household name in Chicago. Recognized as the celebrated chef-owner of Spiaggia, the critically acclaimed Italian restaurant celebrating 35 years on Michigan Avenue. The restaurant has been nominated for Outstanding Restaurant in America five times by the James Beard Foundation and holds one Michelin Star, with guide inspectors noting, “History isn't just on offer, it's celebrated here.

Mozzarella Store, Pizza & Caffè Sets May Opening Date in Chicago

Opening May, the Mozzarella Store, Pizza & Caffè (822 N. Michigan), is a restaurant and specialty retail shop in the heart of Chicago steps from Michigan Avenue. Unique to the U.S., the Mozzarella Store offers fresh-made-daily “Fior di Latte” mozzarella and burrata, along with fresh and aged Italian cheeses made from local organic milk, created the traditional Italian way.

Chris Cosentino to Open Rosalie Italian Soul in Houston

Chef Chris Cosentino, winner of Top Chef Masters and co-owner of San Francisco’s Cockscomb, Jackrabbit in Portland, Oregon, and Acacia House in the Napa Valley, is opening his first restaurant in Houston—and arguably, his most personal—in September 2019 with his business partner Oliver Wharton.

Olive Garden Super-Sizes its Value Promise

One of Olive Garden’s biggest menu moves in recent months wasn’t anything fresh or revolutionary. It was a bulked-up version of a classic—Chicken Alfredo, but now with 50 percent more chicken. This aligns with a broader value strategy for Olive Garden that’s also been super-sized lately.