Many heard the news that one of Utica's most iconic Italian restaurants, Bella Regina, made the decision to move out of their current location on Genesee Street in Utica. But, where exactly are they planning to move to?

It all started when the restaurant announced that they wanted to downsize and get rid of some of their decorations in house.

Then, soon after, an announcement came regarding the restaurant being closed down for a short period of time.

Bella Regina will be closed June 20th through July 5th. We are unsure if we will be opening up on July 6th in the new location or our current location. We will be sure to let everyone know where we are.

According to this same Facebook post, Bella Regina is heading back to where they first began: North Utica, New York.

It's been almost a decade since Bella Regina moved to Genesee Street in Utica, and soon they'll be back to where it all started. They announced that they'll be taking over the building at 15 Auert Avenue in North Utica. Previously, that address was the home of Trulli di Turi and Wanna Play Cafe.

Are you excited for the move? Let us know inside our station app.

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Chicken riggies. They're a Utica Classic.  Chicken. Steak. Shrimp. You name it. Over the years, we've seen different adaptations of the iconic dish at numerous restaurants. For many, the best spot is Bella Regina.

If you look at the Bella Regina menu, they have what might be the largest variety of riggies in the area. They have everything from fried chicken, pepperoni, seafood, buffalo, even sausage riggies.

Bella Regina recently added fried calamari, fried shrimp and fried cauliflower to their riggie menu.

There's no word on if any changes are coming to the menu, but if we hear anything, we'll let you know.

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New York State's Most Famous Restaurant is Katz's Delicatessen

New York State is home to some of the best restaurants in the country, and some of the oldest. Have you eaten at New York State's most famous restaurant?

Thrillist came up with a list of the most famous restaurants in every state and D.C. When it came to the Empire state the most popular restaurant was Katz's Delicatessen in New York City.

Here's a look at some of their delicious menu items. Which one would you order?

11 Of The Best Calzones In The Utica Rome Area Of New York

Are you looking to order calzones in the Utica Rome area of Upstate New York? Here's some of the best places to check out.

A post on the 315 Menus Facebook Group caught our attention. Here's the top choices from that post to consider. If you have others you think we should add, consider texting us on our app.

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