Tips for Planning a Weekly Family Night

Planning a Weekly Family Night

Are you thinking about planning family nights? Some of the best memories for many people involve time spent with family. Whether they take a family vacation, uphold holiday traditions, or have weekly family nights, people cherish family gatherings of all kinds. While going on family vacations is a big adventure that always creates plenty of memories, smaller-scale weekly family nights shouldn’t be discounted. They are just as important in strengthening the bonds between family members. Weekly family nights can center on almost any activity. No matter what the family does together, the main point is that the family shares time with each other.

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How to Throw an Authentic Outdoor Italian Dinner Party

Authentic Outdoor Italian Dinner Party

Summer is coming, which means this is the perfect time to plan an outdoor event with family and friends to celebrate the changing of the seasons and the gorgeous weather. Even better, the beginning of summer means the end of school or work for many, which is even more cause to celebrate! One of the best ways to revel in the new season is with an Italian garden party. After all, who doesn’t love some classic Italian food and wine? In order to make your outdoor Italian dinner party as authentic to the old country as possible, there are a few steps you’ll need to take in the planning process.

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A Thanksgiving Taste of Italy: Fresh Flavors for Your Feast

A Thanksgiving Taste of Italy

Every occasion is a good occasion for Italian food, although there are certain dishes that are particolarmente delizioso during the holidays. With Thanksgiving coming around, we can give you some great ideas. An Italian Thanksgiving dinner offers a breathtaking spread of hearty foods that will leave even the deepest appetite satisfied. Invite your family, your second cousins, and your cousin’s friends. You’re going to need them because the food you’re about to enjoy is going to be big, heavy, and delicious.

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Whoever Invented Ravioli Is a Genius

Whoever Invented Ravioli Is a Genius

When ravioli is on the tip of your fork, you may not be thinking about its history. Your mind is likely filled with other things (like cheese, meat, or vegetables, for example). But ravioli is a dish with a vast history, and like many Italian cuisines, they’re a labor of love. So how did the humble ravioli begin? And how did it end up on a plate at Spizzico Italian Kitchen? The path it took may surprise you… and leave you a little bit hungry.

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How to Travel to Italy Without Leaving Your House

Travel to Italy Without Leaving Home (Featured Image)

Italy is a beautiful country with amazing food, exquisite architecture, and a rich history. While many people dream of traveling to Italy, finding the time to schedule a special getaway can be a bit challenging, especially if you want to include the entire family. The good news is that you can take a trip to Italy without ever leaving your home! Don’t believe us? Here are some wonderful ways to experience all that Italy has to offer — all from the comfort of your couch!

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The Tomato Lovers’ Guide to Every Locally Used Type of Tomato

types of tomato - Spizzico

Tomato-tomahto, they’re all the same – right? Wrong! There are dozens, if not hundreds, of different types of tomatoes available, and each one brings with it a unique taste and texture. That’s why, when trying new sauce recipes or a new dish entirely, you want to make sure you are paying attention to which type of tomato the recipe calls for and which one you are grabbing at the store.

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Temporary Closure at Edgewater Location

Temporary Closure at Edgewater Location Unfortunately, we have learned that one of our Edgewater staff members has tested positive for COVID-19. Therefore, Spizzico’s Edgewater location will be closed until further notice. We are currently arranging for our other staff members to be tested. Only after it is

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How to Celebrate Labor Day in 2020

Celebrate Labor Day

If you told us in January how 2020 would go, we would have thought you were kidding. There was a global pandemic that shut down everything, from schools to small businesses like ours. We all had to navigate quarantine, less social contact, and many other lifestyle changes. Now with September fast approaching, we are wondering what holidays, like Labor Day will look like. So, we decided to put on our thinking caps and come up with some solutions – 2020 style. Here are some fun and innovative ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend this year.

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Spizzico’s New Location in Edgewater, Maryland

New Location in Edgewater - Spizzico Italian Kitchen

At the end of 2019, we were able to open our second location in Edgewater, Maryland. We are excited to get involved and grow in a new community. Gino, the owner, contact a childhood friend and previous business partner, Rosario Lubrano to come to help him. We sat down with Rosraro to ask him about Spizzico and the new location.

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