Hot Italian Oil

Olio di Peperoncino




Since the doors opened in 2019 at 288 Lark Wine & Tap, Chef Ali introduced his guests to the famous Flambé Cacio e Pepe cheese pasta from Rome, Italy. Chef Ali continued and expanded the menu when he opened next door in 2020 at 286 Lark St. at the Villa di Como Ristorante.

Chef Ali follows in the footsteps of his uncle, who owns three restaurants and a hotel in Lago di Como, Italy. This is where Chef Ali furthers his cooking skills and brings back family recipes such as Hot Italian Oil, Marinara Sauce, Authentic Pasta, Pizza, Octopus Carpaccio, Risotto, Fresh Fennel, Long Hot Peppers, Cannellini Beans and Tagliata Filet Mignon for his guests to enjoy.

Chef Ali prides himself in serving the finest Italian dishes prepared with fresh Italian ingredients and the best vegetables and meats available locally. The use of these ingredients combined with his culinary skills and the love he adds to his cooking allows his guests to enjoy their meal whether in his restaurants or in the comfort of their own home. 


Hot Italian Oil is Extra Virgin Olive Oil blend infused with Calabrian chili, fresh garlic, shallots, fresh basil and kosher salt. This delicious condiment is handmade in small batches by Chef Ali with love. Hot Italian Oil has become an instant popular condiment among our dine-in guest and take out customers. Here is a list of dishes what Chef Ali prepares to top Hot Italian Oil with to spicy it up and at the same time add rich authentic Italian flavors to it:


Hard Boiled Eggs, Pan Fried Eggs, Soups, Butter Toast, Cream Cheese Toast or Bagels, Avocado Toast, Rice, Risotto, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Bread, Cold or Hot Sandwiches, Wraps, Paninis, Pizzas, Salads, Oysters, Shrimp, Calamari, Steaks, Chicken, Steamed Vegetables, Boiled Potatoes, Fries, Cold Sliced Cucumbers, Pasta, Oyster, Calamari, Shrimp, Fish, Ravioli, Pierogis and more. 


Chef Ali also makes authentic MARINARA SAUCE and HOT ITALIAN TOMATO SAUCE for you to enjoy!


Please make sure to post your pictures of the dishes that you make and tag @hotitalianoil on Instagram to become part of the Hot Italian Oil's growing community!                        Buon Appetito!


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About Hot Italian Oil, Marinara Sauce and Hot Italian Tomato Sauce

Hot Italian Oil is a family recipe from Lake Como, Italy and full of authentic Italian taste. Chef Ali follows tradition and simplicity in order to achieve the highest quality and authenticity.


This excellent E.V.O.O. blend infused with Calabrian Chilis and the finest Italian herbs. It is Non GMO, Vegan, Gluten Free, Peanut Free, Soybeans/Soy Free, Canola Free, Peanuts Free, Tree Nuts Free and handmade with love by Chef Ali in small batches with all natural ingredients. Hot Italian Oil has therapeutic proprieties: appetizing, digestive, vitaminizing. It will improve your mood and help strength your immune system!

Since we opened our doors at Villa di Como Ristorante, Hot Italian Oil has become an integral part of the local community. You can enjoy Hot Italian Oil while you dine-in with us, purchase it to go or use the Store Locator below to check out our amazing business partners to buy it from.

Please come in to dine with us. We are located at 286 Lark St Albany, NY and explore our Villa designed restaurant also buy a Hot Italian Oil and a Marinara Sauce to discover the true meaning of Italian flavors!


Contact Us

Villa di Como Ristorante

288 Lark Wine & Tap

286 Lark St Albany, NY 12210



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