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New Jersey has an impressive history with food. There are, of course, NJ-only offerings such as pork roll and disco fries, as well as dishes NJ has perfected, like the tomato pie. Another Garden State-only dish that has proven to be quite popular is Chicken Savoy. For those who have never heard of the meal, it’s best to start at the beginning. Chic...

Cari Italians, Dear Friends, You are invited to the second NBA Italian night with Marco Belinelli with the Charlotte Hornets! The first 50 will participate the Fan Tunnel at the beginning of the game and at the end will be meeting with Marco for a meet and greet. Here the details.: When: April 4, 2017. Time: 7pm - but please arrive a little bit ear...

Celebrity Chef Rossella Rago, from YouTube's ''Cooking with Nonna' fame, will make a special appearance as the Summit Historical Society's tasty fundraiser, "The Taste of Summit," is held at The Grand Summit Hotel on March 26. Rago will sign copies of her just-published debut cookbook Cooking with Nonna, which features easy-to-follow, step-by-step...

Marlborough – Boyhood memories of Sunday afternoons in New Kensington, Pa., will always have a special place in Bob Alessio’s heart. They were filled with the warmth of home-cooked Italian cuisine, the music of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra and, above all, “famiglia” (family). Occasionally, at these big family dinners, his uncle, John, would sing a...

The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland in collaboration with the Evesham Park Neighborhood Association is proud to present the third edition of Pasquetta 2017: Baltimore Easter Egg Roll. Evesham Park. Baltimore, MD - April 17, 2017 - 11 AM to 3 PM In Italy, the day after Easter, we usually have a "scampagnata", a picnic, where "you meet with frien...

Black Cat World Tour 2017. Saturday April 1, Borgata Atlantic City Casino 9:00 pm www.theborgata.com - Sunday, April 2, Foxwoods Resort and Casino 6:00 pm www.foxwoods.com TICKETS & INFORMATION, TICKETS DISCOUNT BLACK CAT CODE. STARDUST SHOWS +1 848 444 9241, GIANNI RUSSO +1 718 968 5195 Credited as the “father of the Italian blues,” Zucchero, who...

Francesco's Italian Ristorante & Pizzeria looks like just another local Italian spot from the outside, but it's a surprising work of Italian art inside. Francesco LoPiccolo, owner of the popular Lorenzo's in Fountain Hill, last year transformed the former Pantry Diner building on Susquehanna Street into a beautifully designed restaurant that takes...

Nick Stefanelli is the chef/owner of one of Washington, D.C.’s hottest restaurants, Masseria. Located steps from Union Market, the restaurant is a hub of hipster activity, but it also happens to be a temple to those pilgrims in search of the city’s best food. Masseria recently earned a star in the prestigious Michelin dining guide, along with th...

Thursday, May 25, 2017. 6 p.m. reception - 7 p.m. program. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.Join the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) on Thursday, May 25, 2017, for the 29th Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala featuring a silent auction, Venetian hour, cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, music and more! The signature Washi...

UNICO of Westfield is proud to sponsor a Flapjack fundraiser to benefit our veterans and active military through Bonds of Courage.  Bonds of Courage is a non profit charity that provides a network of support services to troops, veterans and military families on a local level. The event will be held at Applebee's , 1255 Raritan  Road, Clark NJ on Ap...

Natuzzi, Italy's largest furniture house, opens its doors in The Design Center located off Route 17 North in Paramus New Jersey, the first Natuzzi U.S. store to open in 2017. The 9000 square foot selling space showcases the evolution of the Natuzzi brand experience. The new location and format features the entire Natuzzi Italia range of furniture a...

A beloved Italian restaurant in South Hackensack is expanding to Woodland Park. I Gemelli -- which translates to "twins" in English from Italian -- has been run by twin brothers Luigi and Severio Firnessi for over a decade. Their Woodland Park location celebrates its grand opening on Tuesday, March 7. Yelppers give I Gemelli in South Hackensack fre...