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 […]


Aperitivos & Digestivos at La Famiglia in Reno

We make dining at La Famiglia in Reno an authentic Italian experience. The ambiance, the amazing food, the welcoming sense that you’re visiting with family – these all contribute to an experience straight out of Italy. Our classic aperitivos and digestivos can be a big part of that experience. Here’s what to know about these traditional […]


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 […]


The Secret to the Cheesecake at La Famiglia

Cheesecake is one of those wildly versatile desserts, with a range of flavors and toppings and preparation styles. Even its composition varies, depending on the style of cheesecake itself. Here at La Famiglia in Reno, we’ve created a truly luscious cheesecake that blends the best of New York and Italian versions for a dessert that […]


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 […]


Summer Cocktails at Reno’s La Famiglia

If crisp, delicious cocktails are an essential part of your summer evening plans, you’re in good company. At La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano, we offer a full bar with seasonal drink specials. And during these hazy days of August, we’re mixing up fresh summer cocktails in addition to all the usual suspects. Start your night out […]


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” […]


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 […]


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 […]