New Jersey Monthly: Talent on the Rise: Viaggio Chef Robbie Felice

At 26, Robbie Felice has shown the talent, work ethic and team-building attitude it takes to succeed in a state awash in Italian restaurants. By Eric Levin When he began washing dishes in his father’s Parsippany restaurant in his early teens, Robbie Felice dreamed of making it to the exalted status of line cook. He…

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Viaggio Presents Harvest Drop Tomato Dinner With Chef Todd Villani

Sunday, August 20th., 2017 at 5:30 PM Viaggio presents the second collaboration dinner with Chef Todd Villani formerly of Terra a Terra. With summer in full swing and tomatoes being at their peak the two chefs present to you for one night only a Harvest Drop Tomato Dinner. About Harvest Drop: At Harvest Drop we…

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Don’t expect veal parm at this N.J. Italian eatery


Mario Batali is always frustratingly vague in his response to that often-asked query: When are you — as a Rutgers alum and former stromboli maker in New Brunswick — returning to New Jersey? When are you going to open a restaurant for us? Batali makes no promises, yet remains diplomatic. But as someone who has…

Read More’s What’s New At 10 Restaurants

Fazzoletti pasta from Viaggio Ristorante. (Photo: Signe Bircke Photography)

Spring menus: What’s new at 10 restaurants By: Sophia F. Gottfried, Staff Writer for “Ramps are one of my all-time favorite vegetables in the whole world,” says Robbie Felice, chef-partner at Viaggio Ristorante in Wayne. Expect to see ramps in everything at Viaggio this spring – charred ramps with olive oil and burrata, pasta…

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Baristanet | Viaggio: Rustic, Modern Italian Worth The Journey To Wayne

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BY Liz George for Baristanet NJ Wine & Food Festival, the state’s premiere food event, features well-known celebrity chefs from Jersey’s culinary scene and beyond. You’ll recognize names from Top Chef as well as local chefs such as Michael Carrino, Ryan DePersio, Ariane Duarte and Francesco Palmieri. This year, there’s a new young chef to…

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A Journey Among Friends

When 26-year-old Chef Robbie Felice was presented the opportunity to open a restaurant in a Wayne, N.J. strip mall by his father, he turned to co-worker and friend Jin Lee to go along this journey with him and Viaggio was born. The wunderkind chef and his team are coming up with unique takes on tradition…

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