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26
Jun

The Perfect Pairing – Why the Right Wine Enhances Your Favorite Italian Foods

Fun fact – the wrong choice of wine with your incredible Italian dinner will actually hinder the experience. That’s true of most cuisines, but it’s particularly heartbreaking when you’re enjoying handmade pasta and tender meatballs, or creamy fettuccine Alfredo! Next time you whip up an Italian feast, here’s how to master the perfect pairing. A […]

19
Jun
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Why Italian Food is Probably Your Favorite Food

When we start talking about our favorite food, some kind of Italian food is usually on the list. Pizza, pasta, focaccia – these delightful options usually make the cut. But why is that? Give it some thought, and you’ll quickly see that culture and philosophy play a role. Here’s why Italian food is probably our […]

29
May
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A Fresh New Menu at Reno’s La Famiglia

Last week, we announced our grand re-opening on June 5 and shared some exciting news about the last few months. We used the time we were closed for an interior remodel, complete with new paint, new carpeting, new sound-dampening ceiling tiles, and a brand new air filtration system. Now, we’re thrilled to announce a fresh […]

12
Apr
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Have You Tried La Famiglia’s Vegan Options Yet?

Hard to believe, but the 2019 Reno Vegan Chef Challenge is already close to half over. This amazing month-long event challenges local chefs to create healthy and amazingly delicious vegan dishes. And La Famiglia is one of over twenty Reno restaurants showing people that vegan food can be just as tasty as non-vegan fare all […]

15
Mar
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La Famiglia and the Reno Vegan Chef Challenge

La Famiglia is excited to announce our participation in the Reno Vegan Chef Challenge! This month-long community event begins in April, and the goal is bringing vegan dining into the mainstream.¬†Local chefs have been challenged to create healthy, tasty, delicious vegan dishes that can be enjoyed by everyone – not just vegan diners. The event […]

04
Mar
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Let’s Talk about Reno’s Best Cheesecake

Dessert is an essential part of the dinner hour, and nothing tops off an incredible meal at La Famiglia in Reno than a slice of our scratch-made cheesecake. It’s a customer favorite, and we understand why! There are many versions of cheesecakes – different flavors, toppings, styles of preparations, even composition – but the La […]

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 […]

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