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Two Eugene brothers are racing to open an Italian restaurant in the former Papa’s Soul Food Kitchen and BBQ location in the Whiteaker neighborhood. Sean and Samuel Verkler plan to open Bari Trattoria in the Blair Boulevard building that housed Papa’s Soul Food for more than a decade, according to an Oregon Liquor Control Commission Application.  Pa...

Ottima accoglienza, da parte di stampa e tour operator americani, per il doppio appuntamento dedicato alle “vacanze per turisti foodies” in Emilia Romagna -promosso dagli Assessorati Regionali al Turismo e all’Agricoltura, Apt Servizi Emilia Romagna (con le Destinazioni Turistiche “Romagna”, “Bologna Metropolitana” ed “Emilia”) e in collaborazione...

Our presenter next Wednesday February 28 will be Cecilia Strettoi from the University of Washington.   Cecilia will first outline some crucial events of Italian history during WWII – specifically the events that led to the civil war and to the Partisan Resistance. Secondly, she will explain how the war experience has motivated some authors to write...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis ed Il Club Italiano Per Piacere presentano: Mostra dell'artista Salvatore Scarpitta ed Incontro con la Direttrice Lisa Melandri al Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Il 16 marzo alle ore 18 avremo il piacere di incontrare la direttrice del Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) Lisa Melandri, che ha organizza...

Not to get all tangled up in nostalgia, but I grew up in a world of Italian delis, truly great Italian delis that would transport you to Naples with the first whiff. The sprawling covered Italian market on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx was my culinary playground, interspersed with journey’s to New York’s iconic Little Italy, which was back then at lea...

What sets Italy apart - never mind its enormous cultural stock of stunning monuments and 53 UNESCO World Heritage Sites - is its prime sector, where for once there is plenty of stock available. This means the sector is a buyer's market, where luxury properties are in high demand. As one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, Italy enjoys...

Fico Eataly World – “fico” means fig in Italian, but in this case is the acronym of Fabbrica Italiana COntadina, meaning “Italian farmer farm” – is Oscar Farinetti’s latest venture, adding a new and outstanding Bologna branch to the famous chain of Italian food supermarkets he founded back in 2003. Outstanding in terms of size (100,000 square meter...

For centuries, towns and villages across Italy have marked Good Friday with masses and processions that rival any other on the Catholic calendar. On March 30, this ancient rite will be re-enacted at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish & Shrine in Melrose Park. That evening, 20 patron saint societies bearing statues and banners will fill the Shrine to...

FN quizzed both heritage and emerging Italian labels at the Micam shoe fair in Milan last week on the year ahead. Here’s what they had to say about digital U.S. expansion and more. 1. Gio Giacobbe, CEO, ACBC (Advanced Commuter Basic Concept), a new modular footwear brand with interchangeable zip-on, zip-off skins and soles. Geographic focus: “We la...

It has been said by Frankie Rose’s friends that he has marinara sauce flowing in his veins instead of blood. Rose enjoys bringing his love of Italian cuisine alive, and feels the need to make his mark here in Southwest Florida. Rose is preparing to open Frankie’s Italian Deli in the new strip mall in front of the Walmart Shopping Center on SR 951 n...

Italy is a country of romance, even more so onscreen. Whether you're in the mood for gushy romance or something more realistic, there are plenty of Italian movies worth watching which tell tales of love in all its forms. Here are 11 of our top picks. Roman Holiday (1953)No list of romantic Italian films could be complete without a nod to Audrey Hep...

For some reason, I like to compare cities to beautiful female figures: Turin, which I know very well, is an elegant and haughty princess with a knack for the occult. Venice is coquette, colorful and well aware of her unequalled beauty and Rome, well, Rome is the Empress: with dark-silk hair and covered in gold, she has no age and leaves us all beso...