Sweet Basil 2.0

Sweet Basil  has always been a personal favorite of mine. I have many memories of birthday parties, special occasions, and family dinners that took place at this cozy Italian eatery on north Woodlawn. After suffering a major fire in early 2014, we had to wait over a year for Sweet Basil to make its comeback. This popular… More Sweet Basil 2.0

Albero Cafe

The rise and fall of Bocconcini at Oliver and Central has paved the way for another Italian restaurant in its place. Albero Cafe recently opened in the vacant space to give Wichitans a new option for Italian food on the east side of town. The interior and ambiance of Albero remains similar to Bocconcini. The… More Albero Cafe

Marchello’s

Previously published in the Wichita Eagle: With the recent closure of two local Italian restaurants, Luca and Bocconcini, Wichitans are suddenly left with fewer choices when it comes to getting their pasta fix. One of the remaining options is Marchello’s, a family run operation on south Seneca. While it does not replace the upscale menus… More Marchello’s

Moe’s Sub Shop

Previously Published in the Wichita Eagle: In this day and age it is increasingly difficult to find local submarine sandwich shops amidst the established national chains. Luckily for Wichitans, Moe’s Sub Shop offers a change of pace when one is in the mood for a classic Italian sub. Located in a small strip mall on… More Moe’s Sub Shop

Ciao Italian Kitchen (Say Hello to More Italian Food)

Continuing with our exploration of new Italian places we finally tried out Ciao Italian Kitchen last week. Ciao is located on the north side of the swanky Waterfront development right off of Webb. The same location fostered restaurant failures such as Piztros and at least one other venture. The restaurant is conveniently located right next… More Ciao Italian Kitchen (Say Hello to More Italian Food)