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15th Annual Columbus Day Golf TournamentTo benefit the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation, Inc. and the Friends of Tom Cetrone - Monday, October 14, 2013  11:30 a.m. Lunch; 12:30 p.m. Shotgun; 5:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner Format 18-hole Scramble with team handicap; Gross and Net Divisions  ...

Earlier this week it was the news that Chinatown is losing its "China," with all the attendant hand-wringing over what it means not only for affected residents but for Boston as a whole. Fast forward a few days and it's the North End losing its Italian-ness.   Per NorthEndWaterfront: "The Order Sons of Italy, Massachusetts Grand Lodge (OSIAM...

By Matthew Rigali Paesano's Pasta House owner Mike Patterson said the restaurant business has been in his blood since age 14. But it wasn't always his life's work. "I did a lot of radio," Patterson said. "I was in radio for 12 years."   A job opportunity with a large communications company brought Patterson from New Jersey to Oxford. B...

L'emigrazione italiana toccò moltissime città statunitensi. Se è vero che la maggior parte degli italiani si stabilì sulla costa est, per ovvi motivi geografici, e se è vero che molti tra coloro che arrivarono fino alla costa ovest andarono a San Francisco, non furono pochi i nostri connazionali che si stabilirono nell'area di Los Angeles. Proprio...

It looks like a pop-up restaurant that features a chef's tasting menu is going to be changing over to a permanent dining spot.   According to a Twitter post from the place, Whisk is planning to continue its pop-up spot on Hanover Street in the North End through the end of the year, at which point it will look to open a "modern Italian restau...

Paolo Battaglia, scrittore - o meglio ricercatore, come lui stesso si definisce - ed editore, nel suo ultimo libro dal titolo "Trovare l'America" (edizione italiana), affronta un argomento non facile e per certi versi ritenuto ormai superato in Italia: quello dell'emigrazione italiana all'estero del secolo scorso, in particolare negli Stati Uniti....

Today, Marco Bicego announces it will debut their first shop-in-shop with Bloomingdale's at the retailer's 59th street flagship location in New York City.   Since the launch of his eponymous jewelry line in 2000, Marco Bicego has redefined the phrase everyday luxury through hand-crafted 18kt yellow gold designs that have become instantly rec...

KBA North America announces that it has been named the North American exclusive distributor for its newly- acquired Italian flexible packaging press manufacturer Flexotecnica by its parent company, Koenig & Bauer.   The new subsidiary, to be renamed KBA-Flexotecnica, is an Italian press manufacturer specialising in presses for printing f...

My favorite Italian chefs are my favorites because they prepare classic recipes that reflect the true spirit of Italian cooking. No gimmicks or including ingredients just because they are trendy. Italian cuisine is characterized by a simplicity that relies on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.   As immigrant...

A friend to the NYC Columbia Association for many years, Tony LoBianco is a Great Performer. His latest show, The Little Flower is an educational, inspirational and comedic one-man show, set in the 1945 City Hall office of Fiorello H. La Guardia, during his final day as three-term mayor of New York City.   The Little Flower presents a h...

The recent flurry of Italian restaurant openings (Nico Osteria, Eataly, Cicchetti, Azzurra) has us thinking about some of our favorite classic Italian foods. Namely, sfogliatelle.   A successful sfogliatella—the clamshell-shaped, baked ricotta–filled pastry associated with Naples—is a creature borne of patience and balance. Producing its cru...

di Ester Corvi   L'istituto di ricerca Factset, con sede nel Connecticut, pubblica ogni trimestre la classifica dei titoli preferiti dagli hedge funds, dopo aver analizzato i portafogli dei 50 maggiori gestori internazionali. Ecco le dieci società italiane più gettonate, in base alle rilevazioni del quarto trimestre 2013.   1) Unicred...