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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]