True to Their (New) Roots
The Loiacono family, who own Bellagio Italian Bistro, apparently believe in two cornerstones of traditional cuisine -- fresh ingredients and sizable portions. They pride themselves in making upward of 30 different pastas on the premises : from bright spinach fettucine to rippled radiatore and ribbon-edged tagliatelle.
"...The question usually arises as the speaker nostalgically recalls the transcendent manicotti of their native New..."
April 21, 2000 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson