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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

HOMEMADE GOURMET: Crazy for Caprese

HOMEMADE GOURMET: Crazy for Caprese

By Isabella Xu June 6, 2020

In Boston, where I am originally from, the holy grail of Italian food is found in a neighborhood we call the North End, also known as Boston’s Little Italy. As you head 400 miles south to Washington,...

DINING ON A DIME: North Italia Offers Hearty Cuisine, Trendy Atmosphere

DINING ON A DIME: North Italia Offers Hearty Cuisine, Trendy Atmosphere

By Natalie Keramati January 30, 2020

Three things immediately stood out to me upon entry into North Italia: a spacious and welcoming layout, contemporary and chic décor and an enticing truffle aroma that greeted me as soon as I stepped...

New Eatery Offers Fresh Variations on Italian Classics

By Caitlin Sanders September 18, 2015

$$$$ ★★★★☆ For those looking for a delicious and extravagant Italian meal, look no further than Centrolina. Although the food is delicious, eating here is not within the average college...

D.C. Alternative to New York and Chicago Style Pizza

By Daria Etezadi June 12, 2015

★★★★★ Pizza is one of those foods that always gets personal. It’s a simple concept: bread, tomato sauce and cheese. Yet, from Chicago, New York and all the way to Italy, everyone claims...

Pizza Nights in Italy Leave a Lingering Taste

By Christina Wing November 21, 2014

As I write my final column for the semester, I am currently recovering from my weeklong Italian food coma.  For my final travel break, I toured Italy from Milan to Rome, including a few destinations in...

Learning to Adapt to a Wheatless World

By Christina Wing September 6, 2013

As an adopted child raised in a predominantly Italian household — my mother is fully Italian and my father is half Italian, half Chinese — I grew up surrounded by loudness, heavy accents, hand gestures,...

States Trade Calzones For Endzones

By Allie Doughty March 21, 2013

For me, one of the worst parts about returning to Georgetown after spring break is the lack of good Italian food. I probably don’t even have one one-hundredth of a percent of Italian blood in me, but...

Small Dishes Capture the Heart of Italy

By Jerrod MacFarlane January 25, 2013

Most people will acknowledge the communal nature of eating, at least in theory. But, when eating out, it often becomes apparent that despite how obvious it might seem to even the most casual eater,...

Le Tomate Elevates Italian Basics

By Emily Manbeck September 28, 2012

4/5 stars $$$ Situated in the heart of Dupont Circle, La Tomate offers the perfect location to take a moment in your busy day to enjoy a meal with friends. With both indoor and outdoor seating,...

Italian Food Made Easy

By Brendan Quinn September 7, 2012

As I settle into my brand new Henle, excited to finally have an apartment, I am faced with a daunting reality: I need to cook for myself. With the regret that I cannot go to Epi every night and the...

Pasta Palette’s Hot Italian Sister

By Sarah Amos November 30, 2011

If you took Leo's Pasta Palette station and added Euro-chic furniture, ingredients like shaved fennel and a Frank Sinatra soundtrack, then you have Vapiano. Forget your momma-made-the-meatball Italian...

There’s Not Much to Get Excited About at Cafe Meh-lano

By Photo Editor November 17, 2011

Cafe Milano is not your average Italian restaurant. Opened in 1992, Cafe Milano has become like The Tombs and Tuscany's — a place of tradition. Of course, Cafe Milano is very different from either...

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