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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 […]

08
Jun
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Eating Light, the Italian Way

Many people think of Italian food as a delightful indulgence, and they wouldn’t consider it healthful eating. The truth is, you can enjoy classic Italian cooking without excessive calories. It’s called the Mediterranean diet, and you can enjoy this kind of heart-healthy eating right here at La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano in Reno. The Mediterranean Diet […]

07
May
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Bring Your Special Occasion to La Famiglia

Special occasion gatherings deserve the perfect setting. At La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano in Reno, we love hosting your special event. Our dining room and private banquet space are the perfect fit for events big and small. A Private Party to Remember Whether you’re planning a surprise party for the graduate, a work event to show […]

27
Apr
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La Famiglia Reno Menu Spotlight – Cioppino

Cioppino, that hearty tomato-based seafood stew, fools many. With its rich flavors and succulent seafood, it certainly looks and smells and tastes straight out of Italy. But this classic dish actually hails from the Italian fishermen of San Francisco. At La Famiglia in Reno, our cioppino is a customer favorite. Cioppino – A Brief History […]

20
Apr
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Here’s Why You Love Italian Food So Much

When people think of Italian food, it’s usually pasta, pizza, and wine that come to mind. And it’s the kind of cuisine that almost everyone enjoys. Have you ever wondered why that’s the case? Between the cultural blend and the philosophy, here’s why you love Italian food so much. The Influence of Multiple Cultures If […]

09
Mar
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The Spaghetti Squash Swap

There’s no substitute for fresh, handmade pasta. Or is there? Pasta can be a wholesome addition to a generally nutritious, varied diet, which means enjoying it in moderation. But here’s another option – substituting squash for those noodles. Here’s why the spaghetti squash swap is worth considering next time you’re craving pasta. The Benefits of […]

09
Feb
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Italian Appetizers at Reno’s La Famiglia – The Favorites

The appetizer is intended to whet the appetite before the main course. And the very best Italian appetizers should be shared around the table – just enough of something delicious that it makes you look forward to the next dish. At La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano in Reno, our appetizer menu is filled with classic Italian […]

05
Jul
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From Server to Owner – La Famiglia Changes Hands

The Gaspari family opened the doors to La Famiglia in 2004 on East First Street, the same year Nicki Shea began slinging pasta at the traditional Italian restaurant as a waitress. It was a job she adored almost as much as the Gasparis themselves,  and it was enough to put her through university and launch her […]

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