'Real Housewives' stroll the red carpet at restaurant's grand opening

'Real Housewives' stroll the red carpet at restaurant's grand opening

Along with her brother, Joe Gorga, and sister-in-law, Melissa Gorga, the longtime Real Housewives of New Jersey star is honoring her mother Antonia's legacy with Gorga's Homemade Pasta & Pizza in East Hanover, New Jersey. Then I got busy.

"We wanted to share her recipes with the world", Teresa added. "I always would say, 'Mom, everyone has to try your food!' because that's how I learned to cook". Teresa Giudice and Joe Gorga's relationship has been strained in the past but after Giudice completed an 11-month prison term at the end of 2015, they grew extremely close.

Camera crews from Bravo's reality television show, which is readying its eighth season, rolled out a red carpet outside the restaurant for Gorga and his wife, Melissa, and other cast members. ( ) reports owner Joe Gorga and his sister, Teresa Giudice (joo-DEE'-chay), celebrated the opening of Gorga's Homemade Pasta and Pizza on Thursday. You can see black-and-white photos of the family lining the walls of the establishment in the below photo. "We're just catching up", Melissa Gorga said.

In addition to the restaurant, they are also selling jars of pasta sauce, which come in three flavors: marinara, vodka, and garlic oil, and are available for order online. "I think the feeling [from the network] is that I no longer have an authentic connection with two of the season's cast members".