MOA Adds Italian Eatery Zio Cucina To 3rd Level Dining OptionsAdding to its ever-growing number of eateries, the Mall of America introduced Zio Cucina & Bar Friday. The Italian concept restaurant sits next to Burger Burger on the third level of South Avenue, the site of the former Kokomo's Island Café.
DeRusha Eats: Amore Victoria Celebrates 10 YearsAmore Victoria is celebrating 10 years at its Uptown Minneapolis location on Lake Street and Irving Avenue. Alex and Jenna Victoria took the cute little Mediterranean style building and transformed it into a European style bistro.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Italian Food In MinnesotaCossetta Alimentari is a downtown St. Paul institution. It's three sprawling floors of Italian breads, cheeses, pastries, pizza and -- of course -- pasta! But if you want to know the story of Cossetta, the writing is on the wall.
DeRusha Eats: Al Vento, Rinata & Sparks It was nearly ten years ago when Chef Jonathan Hunt opened an Italian restaurant in the Nokomis neighborhood of Minneapolis. The city has changed. "There's definitely a lot more restaurants and I think that [the] diner has changed as well," Hunt said. "We've been able to educate."
Can’t Fly To Rome This Weekend? Then Go To The Italian Film FestivalIf you've ever wanted to go to Italy, you can go there this weekend without leaving the Twin Cities. The sixth annual Italian Film Festival starts Thursday night and runs through the weekend. A variety of contemporary Italian films will be shown that highlight the stories of Italy and its people.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Romantic RestaurantValentine's Day is almost here and if you're still trying to figure out what to do, we've got you covered. I went in search of Minnesota's Best Romantic Restaurant, and your votes sent me west of the cities to Alexandria for Bella's on Broadway.
Report Details Allegations Against Priest, ProfessorA police report obtained by WCCO details a Chicago County woman's claims against a prominent Twin Cities priest and University of St. Thomas professor. The woman claims he abused her starting when she was just 13 years old.
Beyond Bounds: 9 Reasons Why Simone Is Now Your Favorite MN Soccer StarYou knew Minnesota had a professional soccer team, right? Those of you bashfully nodding yes are probably lying – market research has shown as little as 3 percent are aware that pro footballers exist in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Best Brick Oven Pizzas In The Twin CitiesGet the best pizza in the Twin Cities with these five brick-oven eateries.
Family Says Minn. Pair Still Missing In Italian Ship Disaster The family of an American couple missing in last week's Italian cruise ship wreck say the pair is still unaccounted for.
MN Woman: Experience On Italian Shipwreck Was 'Frantic'A woman from Lakeville, Minn. is talking about her experience on the Italian cruiseship that crashed into rocks near the Italian Coast on Friday.