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Concern Foundation 2022

In July of 2022, Maria’s Italian Kitchen was honored to be a part of the Concern Foundation’s Fundraiser event. We have participated in this annual event for over 20 years! This year, our kitchen donated and served our Famous Meatballs, Chopped Italian Salad, and Rosemary Bread to around 4000 attendees at the back lot of Paramount […]


Why Our Italian Kitchen Cooks Passover Seder Meals

Passover 2022 begins at sundown on Good Friday, how perfect is that? ITALIAN OR JEWISH…The Kitchen is where my family’s cultures come together. I get asked all the time, “Why does Marias Italian Kitchen prepare Passover meals?” and many are surprised by my answer. It is because I celebrate Passover. I was raised by an  […]


2021 Year In Review… Looking Forward To 2022

At this time of year, I ask myself “What is one lesson you learned (or relearned) this year?” My lesson learned and relearned is that hope is not a strategy and that we must expect the unexpected by being prepared.   With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID, 2021 was no ordinary year for Maria’s Italian Kitchen […]


An Italian Bowl of Luck

How about a bowl of luck? Eat lentils on New Years Eve 2021! My mother Maria would tell us to eat lentils on New Years Eve. Why you ask? The answer is very simple, because her mother Luisa said that it is an Italian tradition in Naples. Just as Food and Love is the same […]


History of Valentines Day

Did you know that St. Valentine was Italian? St. Valentine was a Christian martyr who lived in the third century A.D. His basilica stood just opposite the gate of the Holy City; the gate itself was called after St. Valentine, before it became known as the Gate of the People. It was in Rome during […]


Maria’s Safety Protocols

Marias Italian Kitchen cares deeply for the safety of our staff and patrons. Here are the Safety Protocols that we have implemented to ensure everyone stays safe while enjoying the delicious Italian food you’ve all come to love: Steps for SAFE SERVICE: Call to Reserve a Table, Order Your Meal Ahead, Join us! WE miss […]