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08
Feb
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Bring Your Valentine to La Famiglia

There are a few non-negotiables when it comes to a really great Valentine’s day. And while you can probably get away with skipping the flowers and chocolate, a fabulous dinner – the kind that starts with seasonal cocktails, includes amazing wine and swoon-worthy food, and ends with an incredible dessert – should definitely be part […]

25
Jan
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Swapping Pasta for Spaghetti Squash at La Famiglia

When you’re craving pasta – and trying like crazy to stick to those New Year’s nutrition resolutions – you’re out luck. Or are you? While we’d love to debate the merits of the Mediterranean diet, and the fact that fresh, handmade pasta can actually be a wholesome addition to a generally nutritious, varied diet, that’s […]

04
Jan
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How to Eat Light the Italian Way at La Famiglia

Good news for all of you “new year, new me” folks out there, especially if those resolutions relate to nutrition – the Mediterranean Diet has been awarded 2019’s best overall diet in an analysis of 41 eating plans. That means you can enjoy a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans and seeds, […]

26
Oct
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Heart Healthy Spaghetti Sauce in Four Steps

There’s nothing like homemade spaghetti sauce. From the fresh flavor to the relaxing ritual of cooking something wholesome for yourself, it’s impossible for the jarred stuff to compete. Another benefit? Making sauce from scratch means you know exactly what’s going into it – and what isn’t. You can’t say the same for sauce bought off […]

31
Aug
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Four Markers of Truly Authentic Italian Food

Italian food in the United States is ubiquitous, and even here in Reno, it’s not difficult to find this Mediterranean cuisine. But just because it’s easy to find doesn’t mean you’re enjoying authentic Italian fare. So next time you want Italian, consider these four markers of truly authentic Italian food. Classic Staples for Flexible Flavor […]

10
Aug
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Date Night in Reno? Start at La Famiglia!

Some date nights call for a romantic setting, and La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano in Reno fits the bill. From the ambiance to the food to the setting, La Famiglia will is the perfect start – or finish – to your romantic evening out. The Ambiance It’s not easy to balance a romantic, intimate setting without […]

20
Jul
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La Famiglia Menu Spotlight: Butternut Squash Tortellacci

If you think butternut squash is only for enjoyment in the fall, think again. Our butternut squash tortellacci is rich but delicate – a feast for the eyes and the mouth! One bite, and you’ll see why butternut squash should be a year-round meal. AKA Jumbo Tortellini First, a little Italian culinary lesson – “torte” […]

13
Jul
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La Famiglia is Reno’s Favorite Italian Restaurant. Here’s Why.

It’s that time of year again, when Reno votes for its favorite gyms, bartenders, outdoor events, and Italian restaurants. We can’t say exactly what goes into nominations for these categories – though La Famiglia is pleased to consistently being included – but we can tell you the many reasons La Famiglia is Reno’s favorite Italian […]

22
Jun
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La Famiglia Menu Spotlight – Mushroom Sacchetti

At La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano here in Reno, we offer a robust menu with seasonal specials. One of our customer favorites also happens to be of our best-kept secrets. But once you know about La Famiglia’s mushroom sacchetti, there’s no going back! The Beggar’s Purse That delightful title refers to the resemblance of the pasta […]

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