Portland's Best Summertime Cocktails
8-8-17 | Drink in Portland
Another staple of summer treats is the creamsicle, which Geoffrey Balk at the Italian Restaurant Pazzo, has managed to mimic in drink form with the appropriately named Creamsicle ($12).
10 Best and Most Delicious Italian Restaurants in and around Portland, Oregon
5-31-17 | 10Best.com
The always charming Pazzo Ristorante is truely a taste of Italy right in the heart of Portland at Pioneer Square. They serve Northern Italian cuisine prepared from fresh local ingredients, including seafood, meats, and produce.
A Cascade of Comfort: Where to Score Decadent Warm Dips
3-11-17 | Food Network
Baked Goat Cheese: Classic Italian cuisine is viewed through a Pacific Northwestern lens at Pazzo in downtown Portland, Oregon, where Old-World recipes are reinterpreted with regionally sourced ingredients. Locally sourced goat cheese, for instance, makes for a superb starter. The dish sings with a medley of flavors, thanks to the addition of garlic, chopped basil, salt and pepper — along with a bit of cream cheese to mellow out that distinctive tanginess.
Vintage Forward: Hotel Vintage Gets a Makeover
Spring 2017 | Oregon Bride
The game room atop a spiral staircase has a one-of-a-kind wine bottle chandelier, lobby walls are made from cork and wine bottles, and daily wine tastings feature a rotating list of local wineries. Downstairs, away from the hustle of downtown Portland, is an intimate brick and barrel wine cellar fit to host 150 guests for an intimate wedding ceremony. With on-site catering from Pazzo and suites on every floor dedicated to Oregon wineries, this venue is a wine lover’s dream.
Best Italian In Portland
11-9-16 | 1859
Nothing sounds better than a heaping plate of pasta and a bold red wine in this rainy Portland weather. Italian food is comfort personified—from hearty dishes to candlelit ambience. Here are some favorite spots in Portland to get your gluten on.
Stellar Sandwiches: 10 Winning Ways to Celebrate National Sandwich Day
11-3-16 | OpenTable
Not Your Average Grilled Cheese at Pazzo Ristorante, Portland, Oregon
There is nothing average about this grilled cheese. First of all, it comes on house-made beer bread. Second of all, it’s made with gooey fontina cheese, quince pâté, roasted butternut squash, and black truffle mayonnaise. #Winning
8 Boozy Cocktails That Will Remind You Of Your Favorite Childhood Treats
6-29-16 | FWx
Summer calls for cool drinks on the patio but the kid inside you is screaming for a popsicle. Why not combine the two. These cocktails will remind you of your favorite childhood treats.
Negroni Week 2016 invites creativity with a classic: The Cocktail Hour
6-3-16 | The Oregonian
If you're a fan of Campari, gin and sweet vermouth combined in perfect harmony, you'll be drinking well next week. Monday, June 6, marks the return of Negroni Week, in which participating bars around the world serve up the classic Italian cocktail for a good cause.
Match Makers: Dine, wine and bed with Pazzo and Hotel Vintage Portland
5-24-16 | Wine Press Northwest
PORTLAND, Ore. — — It’s not at all crazy for the marriage of Pazzo Ristorante and Hotel Vintage Portland to work so well. The synergy between the two properties seems rather seamless because of the passion on both sides of the hallway that allows guests to pass easily between the artful hotel and the acclaimed Italian restaurant that has showcased several of the Rose City’s top culinary talents.
Sweet Snacks Appeal to Consumers On the Go
5-3-16 | Nation’s Restaurant News
Americans gave up three square meals long ago in favor of multiple mini meals and all-day snacking. While fruit, nuts, pretzels or candy were once considered snacks, now anything goes — even full-on dessert — anytime of day or night.
Pizza Week Preview: Pazzo Ristorante's "Roman Style Square Cut"
4-8-16 | Portland Mercury
Pazzo's Pizza Week slice—er, cube—is so fancy I had to eat it with a knife and fork. It’s not that I couldn’t pick it up—eating it with my fingers just felt wrong.
Vacation in a Bottle
2-1-16 | Hemispheres
Reopened last year after a $16 million renovation, this Pearl District hotel (above) by Kimpton goes all-in on the wine theme. Corks, barrels, and bottles feature heavily in the design, and each of the 117 guestrooms is dedicated to an Oregon winery, with bottles provided.
12-29-15 | Portland Metro Live!
Three weeks ago we brought you a special holiday treat, when the talented pastry chef at Pazzo Ristorante baked 200 delicious gingerbread cookies for local Portlanders. We do hope you were able to partake in the merriment and otherwise had a wonderful holiday.
Kenny Giambalvo to Lead the Kitchen at Pazzo Ristorante Once Again!
5-19-15 | Eater
Now Byron Beck at GoLocalPDX brings us news that chef Kenny Giambalvo will take his place at Pazzo. It's actually a homecoming for Giambalvo, who first led the kitchen in the late 1990s before moving on to open Bruce Carey's Bluehour.
Portland's Favorite Restaurants: 11 great places for a business lunch
5-19-15 | Portland Business Journal
11 great places for a business lunch - These top-10 lists were ranked using reader data we collected on restaurants that were among the top 50 overall vote-getters. Click through the gallery for a look at Portland's top 10 (11, actually, thanks to a tie) top business lunch spots.