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15
Jan
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La Famiglia Has Reno’s Best Takeout

While La Famiglia is a place to enjoy the full experience of a meal, including the food, the wine, the ambiance, and the familiarity of old friends, the pandemic has forced everyone to make accommodations. We’ve always offered takeout, but serving people directly was generally our preference. Now, we’re ensuring that our takeout is an […]

18
Dec
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A La Famiglia Gift Card is Always the Perfect Gift

It’s been a strange and challenging year for us all, and we’re taking a moment to thank all of our friends for their continued support here at La Famiglia. As we wrap up 2020, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a healthy, happy new year ahead. Read on for holiday hours, specials, and […]

20
Nov
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5 Facts about Italian Food

Italian food is a favorite for many, and there’s a surprisingly amount of myth and folklore surrounding both its preparation and the food itself. Today, La Famiglia is separating reality from fiction with these five facts about Italian food. Italian Food Uses Less Garlic Than You’d Think While garlic bread is ubiquitous in American versions […]

23
Oct
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Date Night in Reno with COVID Precautions

In 2020, date night looks different. We aren’t quite coordinating face masks to outfits, but we are following new rules when we go out to ensure everyone’s safety. If you’re planning date night in Reno with COVID precautions, we want you to come to La Famiglia. Protocols for Your Health and Safety La Famiglia reopened […]

09
Oct
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Four Simple Secrets to Classic Spaghetti Sauce

Classic spaghetti sauce is a magical thing. And in a time of uncertainty, there’s something to be said for spending some time making something wholesome and hearty and comforting in the kitchen. We aren’t giving away our La Famiglia recipe, but we will share four simple secrets to classic spaghetti sauce. Start with Fresh Ingredients […]

26
Sep

Everyone Loves Lasagna

As Americans know it, lasagna is a comfort casserole dish with layers of noodles, some kind of tomato-based meat sauce with mozzarella, ricotta, and Parmiggiano – a rich, messy masterpiece. In Italy, there are regional variations, but the beauty of lasagna is its versatility. At La Famiglia, our classic take has its roots in Naples. And […]

18
Sep
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Six Italian Cooking Terms

You love Italian food, and you have no problem picking out the most authentic spots, but how familiar are you with Italian cooking words on a menu? Here are six Italian cooking terms to know. Al Dente Al dente literally translates as “to the tooth,” and we got in more detail about this common term […]

04
Sep
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Four Signs Your Favorite Italian Place is Serving Authentic Fare

No matter where you go here in the US, odds are good you can find an Italian restaurant. But that level of ubiquity doesn’t mean the food itself is authentic – far from it! Once you’ve enjoyed Italian food as it’s truly meant to be prepared, pale imitations just don’t cut it. At La Famiglia […]

07
Aug
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Many Shapes of Pasta

You’ve had baked Ziti and pasta bolognese, maybe traditional tonnarelli in cacio e pepe. You can probably even name a dozen different types of pasta. But we’re betting you’d be surprised to learn there are literally hundreds of pasta types and shapes (and they’re all delicious). Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about the […]

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