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Enjoy Espresso Italiano Day!

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Today is Italy’s National Espresso Day! Come to Il Fornaio to enjoy your coffee! Can you share your love of espresso in 140 characters or less? Tweet your Il Fornaio espresso story by 10pm PST and be entered to win a week's worth of Il Fornaio coffee. A photo of your drink is encouraged! Include #ilfornaioespresso and @ilfornaionline in your message to be entered to win. We’ll randomly select a participant to receive a $20 Complimenti … [Read more...]

Bring Home Legendary Apuglian Olive Oil

If you love using olive oil for cooking, dipping bread into, or anything else you can think of, you won’t want to miss April’s redemption! Join us for Festa Regionale Puglia and bring home your own olive oil from Puglia. Imported from Italy exclusively for Il Fornaio, the olive oil is a token of our thanks to passaporto holders who dine from our Festa Regionale menu. Puglia prides itself on its olive oil, which is usually extra-virgin and … [Read more...]

The Variety of Traditional Puglian Cuisine

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With Puglia’s varied landscapes, the region incorporates a wide variety of foods in its cuisine. Each province of Puglia, which makes up the heel of Italy's boot, has developed its own style of cooking — but they share subtle seasonings and traditional dishes inspired by this ancient civilization. Join us for dinner April 7-20 and enjoy a menu that highlights the traditional food of Puglia, including Orecchiette alla Pugliese, ‘little … [Read more...]

Graduation is Just Around the Corner!

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Graduation is Just Around the Corner! Il Fornaio invites you to celebrate your Grad’s Big Day with an Italian Twist! Book your celebration by April 24th to receive a complimentary bruschetta pomodoro appetizer platter, or a complimentary glass of Martinelli’s sparkling cider, or complimentary Tiramisu for your entire group! Reach out to our experienced Event Coordinators today to begin planning this special milestone moment. Click … [Read more...]