Introducing Gianni’s Gelato!
Treat Dad to an Italian Feast!
The Rich Agricultural Region of Basilicata

Take Home This Spicy Redemption

If you— like us— enjoy a little spice in your life, you won’t want to miss April's redemption. Imported from Italy exclusively for Il Fornaio, this high-end mixture is a token of our thanks to guests who dine from the Festa Regionale menu. With hot peppers, eggplant, bell peppers and olive oil, it’s a great complement to everything from avocado toast to pastas and soups. We have suggested some delicious uses for our Vegetable Hot Spread … [Read more...]

The Culinary Wealth of Calabria

Calabria April 3rd-23rd Through the ages, Calabria has harbored myriad people and cultures from countries surrounding the Ionian sea, all of which have left an imprint on the region's history and traditions. For example, a number of Greek colonies formed along the Calabrian coastline, quickly gaining so much wealth and power that the area was named Magna Grecia. Join us April 3rd-23rd to experience the wealth and power of Calabria's … [Read more...]

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...]