A Region of Countless Delicacies

EMILIA-ROMAGNA March 6th - 26th Emilia-Romagna is arguably among the world's finest culinary regions, with a north-to-south agricultural plain containing some of the richest soil in Italy. Join us for dinner March 6 - 26 and enjoy a menu that highlights the authentic food of Emilia-Romagna! Taste dishes such as Trenette alla Riminese (spinach and egg pasta strands tossed with shrimp, scallops, crab, tomatoes, shallots and wild … [Read more...]

Tagliatelle al Pomodoro Recipe

Don’t miss March's Festa Regionale redemption! Passaporto holders who taste the Festa Regionale menu will receive Tagliatelle Paglia e Fieno: egg noodles and egg with spinach noodles imported exclusively from Emilia-Romagna for Il Fornaio. Use your tagliatelle to try your hand at making your own Tagliatelle al Pomodoro! Chef Maurizio Mazzon created a simple home-style recipe that will be easy to prepare in your kitchen as a primi course for … [Read more...]

The Home of St. Valentine

Umbria February 6th – 26th   Join us for dinner February 6th – 26th and enjoy a special menu crafted by Chef Emilio Barajas and Executive Chef Maurizio Mazzon to highlight the decadent food of Umbria. Central to any menu from the region is the black truffle, or tartufo nero, which is featured in our Salmone Tartufato (salmon fillet sautéed with artichokes and topped with black truffles). Dine with us to enjoy Cuore di Raviolo con … [Read more...]

A Little Sugar for Your Sweet

We’ve got a dessert guaranteed to melt the hearts of even the most staunch Valentine’s Day cynics. Fondente ai Tre Cuori, a heart-shaped flourless dark chocolate cake with white chocolate and mixed-berry gelee hearts. And the best part? It’s the perfect size to share with your Valentine. Though if you want one all to yourself, well, we won’t tell. If you’re looking for the best Italian restaurant for Valentine’s Day, Il Fornaio is the … [Read more...]