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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 […]

17
Jul
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All the Reasons to Use Red Wine in Pasta Sauce

Spend some time making homemade pasta sauce, and you’ve probably used red wine. And if you’ve ever used jarred pasta sauce in a pinch, you may have noticed red wine on the label. That’s because a splash of red is a simple way to dramatically elevate the flavors in your pasta sauce (and a number […]

02
Jul
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Looking for Reno’s Most Authentic Italian Food? Use These Three Indicators

If you’ve ever had truly authentic Italian food, you knew it immediately. The delicate balance of flavors, the distinctive familiarity – even if you couldn’t identify it, you could tell this Italian food was the real deal. It’s an experience we’re pleased to offer here at La Famiglia in Reno. But wherever you are, here […]

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 […]

17
May
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Results from The Reno Vegan Chef Challenge

During the month of April, La Famiglia had the pleasure of participating in the 2019 Reno Vegan Chef Challenge. This community event challenged local chefs and restaurants to prepare at least three special vegan menu items for a complete vegan dining experience. The catch? The food had to be so good that all diners – […]

25
Apr
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Host a Grad Party to Remember at Reno’s La Famiglia!

It’s hard to believe, but graduation isn’t far off. If you’ll be celebrating a graduate this May or June, La Famiglia can help you plan the perfect celebration. Enjoy a curated menu, our private banquet space, and the wonderful service here at La Famiglia – everything you need for a memorable occasion! We book out […]

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 […]

22
Mar
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Vegan Dining at La Famiglia During the Reno Vegan Chef Challenge

We announced last week that La Famiglia will be throwing down in the Reno Vegan Chef Challenge during the month of April, and now we’re back to share a little preview of our special vegan menu. Remember, this is a month-long event challenging local restaurants to offer amazing menu items that satisfy vegan dietary restrictions […]

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