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Vinitaly International in collaboration with Veronafiere are working on the finishing touches of the Los Angeles edition of the VIA Italian Wine Ambassador certification course next February andenrollment is still open. The re-formatted, tasting-intensive Italian wine course is taught by VIA Faculty Sarah Heller MW and Henry Davar, both experienced...

When it comes to finding a slice of Europe in San Diego, locals commonly look to the city's Little Italy neighborhood. From the traditional cuisine of pizza and pasta to new favorites setting up shop in the area, the neighborhood has its share of old and new to please visitors. But a big part of the area's charm is its Italian ambiance, in both the...

Un importante accordo che presto vedrà protagonista il progetto Gustoso negli USA. Nel suo ristorante di Los Angeles, considerato da Food&Wine uno dei dieci migliori chef degli Stati Uniti, porta le tradizioni e i sapori della Sicilia. Oggi la costellazione dei ristoranti della famiglia Drago a Los Angeles è fatto da 13 locali: tra i più noti Drago...

Principale appuntamento nella città californiana è stata l’annuale manifestazione fieristica Winter Fancy Food Show che ha visto la partecipazione, in collaborazione con ICE, Federalimentare, Cibus, Tuttofood e Vinitaly, di oltre 50 società italiane attive nel settore agro-alimentare. Domenica 13, accompagnato dal Console Generale Ortona e dal Dire...

Mona Fresh Italian Food, a casual restaurant offering pasta, Italian sandwiches and chopped salads, will open in downtown as part of the Understory culinary marketplace in the 35-story Capitol Tower opening this year. Mona, an Italian concept from chef Sidney Degaine that opened last year off the Katy Freeway, will join the previously announced Eas...

Il Padiglione Italia e' la grande attrazione del Winter Fancy Food 2019, il maggiore evento commerciale dedicato alle specialità alimentari della West Coast, in programma dal 13 al 15 gennaio al Moscone Center di San Francisco, alla presenza dell'ambasciatore italiano negli Stati Uniti, Armando Varricchio. Alla manifestazione partecipano 52 aziende...

Vino lovers, mark your calendars for the first festa of 2019. Taste up to 20 Italian wines and enjoy countless food pairings throughout our marketplace during the Winter Wine Festa on January 25. From 5:30-8 p.m. during the Winter Wine Festa, sip your way through a multitude of regional Italian wines paired with traditional Italian bites. But that’...

After one year and $40,000 of renovations, the Oceanside chapter of Sons of Italy reopened the Rocky Marciano Lodge in the fall. On Jan. 15, the non-profit organization will host an open house and ribbon cutting for the newly remodeled reception hall. “I think it’s one of the best-kept secrets in Oceanside,” said Joe Samoles, vice president of Sons...

You could pick up Ravello Osteria — a garlic-heavy Italian wonder on the southern edge of Monterey Park — and drop it in the Little Italys of New York and San Francisco, and it would fit in just fine. It’s an old school Italian eatery, with many long tables, feeding large groups oversized pizzas and platter of pasta. All that’s missing is an old gu...

On one of its last nights of service, guests of Valentino streamed into the restaurant from Pico Boulevard. “I hear you’re closing,” said a smartly-dressed woman. “Yes,” answered the host. “Why?” she asked, with pain in her voice. The host — the consummate host — sighed and responded, “Do you have a few hours?”This conversation in different forms c...

David Roberts started working at Anthony’s Pizza on Hartford Turnpike in 1980 when he was a senior in high school. He liked it so much that even though he earned a degree in mechanical engineering, he eventually bought the restaurant from the Davia family. He still uses their recipes for the sauce and pizza crust. He still serves many of the same d...

Two Italian brothers with a family history of baking have transferred their culinary skills from Sicily to San Jose. The Palermo pair, Marco and Giacomo Montevago, has opened the appropriately named Italian Brothers Bakery on a corner of West San Carlos Street and Meridian Avenue in the city’s evolving Midtown neighborhood. Although the business is...