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River Highway, Troutdale; 503-667-2480; dipompello.com) is a delightful Italian family restaurant in picturesque Troutdale under the direction of Saul and Ruby Pompeyo.   Classic pasta dishes such as ravioli marinara, garlicky fettuccini alfredo and layered lasagna are delicious dinner options or choose from chicken basil tortellini, gnocchi...

The Chicago Bears continued to rapidly assemble John Fox's coaching staff on Tuesday, reaching an agreement with Vic Fangio to be their defensive coordinator.   The team made an announcement late Tuesday. Fangio interviewed with the Bears on Saturday, and he met Sunday with the Washington Redskins for a second interview. The Redskins ended u...

The weather might be forbidding and frosty, but the warm tastes of sunny Italy wait for dinner theatre guests at Possum Hall.   The table is set and dinner is served the weekends of Jan. 30 and 31 and Feb. 1, 6, 7 and 8. The show, Ken Ludwig's "Leading Ladies," is light comedy, full of laughs and as enjoyable as dessert.   Read more...

by Robert Gallo A visit to San Diego's Italian Cultural Center, San Diego State University and Online Italian language programs will reveal that the typical grammar and memorization of language has taken a turn toward teaching more practical aspects of using the Italian language.   "The Italian Cultural Center (ICC) is not just a school, we...

Il Dipartimento Istruzione della città di New York promuove due classi bilingue nel 20mo distretto (Brooklyn) che utilizzeranno come seconda lingua l'italiano.   I corsi, rivolti ai bambini in età pre-scolare a partire dai 4 anni, organizzato dalla "Federation of Italian-American Ortganizations" (FIAO) e dal 20mo Distretto, partiranno a sett...

Napa’s newest eatery isn’t really a newcomer; Foodshed Pizza & Pasta has just moved from a location in the industrial park near the Napa County Airport to a prime location for its takeaway food in north Napa at Trancas Street and Old California Way near Bel Aire Plaza. It opened Jan. 27.   In addition to being more convenient for potenti...

A 21-year-old nurse from New York has described how she was insulted simply because of her Italian surname in an emotional post on her Instagram page. Instagram user @praylittlejay posted this on social media yesterday: It's currently 10:56 and instead of studying, I'm laying in bed thinking about the state this world is in right now.  ...

The Italian American Museum Cordially invites you to attend the opening reception for "Who Do You Think I Am?/Chi Pensi Che Io Sono?" Solo Exhibition by Antonio Petracca Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:30 P.M. Refreshments will be served R.S.V.P. 212.965.9000 info@ItalianAmericanMuseum.org   Artist's Statement:...

There's always poker and slots talk at the Isle Casino and Racing, but now the Italian restaurant is speaking a new language: seafood, including lobster francaise. The restaurant, called Bragozzo Osteria and Wine Bar, has revamped with a more sophisticated menu, says Mark Sicilia, Isle's senior director of hospitality.    Checks sh...

An Italian teacher for levels I, II, and III is needed at Potomac High School in Prince William County, Virginia. Please contact Mr. Michael Wright, Principal at 703-441-4200 or wrightma@pwcs.edu. Candidates may also contact Carol Bass, Supervisor for World Languages in Prince William County at bassc@pwcs.edu.   The program is fairly n...

by Jennifer Hetrick   People are known to drive from afar just to sit down and enjoy entrees at Alfredo's Ristorante & Pizzeria Inc. in Bally. Antonio Nuzzolese is the chef, who moved to the U.S. with his family from Naples, Italy in 1987 at the age of 6. His father, Alfredo, opened the restaurant just five years later.   Ant...

THURSDAY, May 14, 7:00 - 8:00 PM Chapman University - Beckman Hall- Fourth Floor, Patio Free and Open to all who want to improve their language skills, learn about the Italian culture, speak with native speakers, and socialize with members of the local community and students!   For more information contact Dr. Fede...