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Pizzeria Otto, one of Portland’s few traditional Neapolitan pizzerias, will open a second location in Southeast Portland later this year, The Oregonian has learned. With more than 80 seats in a 2,300 square-foot space near Portland Mercado, the new restaurant will be roughly double the size of the original. But besides the bigger room, founding own...

Easter in Italy is surely one of the most suggestive periods in which to admire and enjoy the ancestral side of the country’s culture. The Easter traditions in Italy are many and have fascinated locals and tourists of every generation for thousands of years. On occasion of Easter, cities and villages in Italy prepare for the celebrations of the Hol...

It has only been a little over a month since Taste Test closed its doors. But a new restaurant will soon be reviving the vacant corner space at 101 S. Duke St. Aviano's Corner Trattoria & Bar is slated to open at the former site of the Taste Test incubator, according to a news release from O.N.E. Hospitality.  "Aviano’s is kind of the opposite of o...

Over the last few days the crowds at Milan Design Week have been queuing patiently to be let into Italdesign's temporary showroom in Via Tortona 31 to admire, alongside many objects designed by the company's industrial design division, the fascinating 4-door DaVinci coupe. With its original stylistic features and electric platform, it celebrates th...

For 25 years of business, Rusticana Pizza's owners, Joann and Tony Genova, have done the same thing every morning; get up, and eat a slice of pizza.  "My parents too, when we started in the business back in 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, that was the tradition," Joann Genova said. "Have a slice of pizza, the first pizza that comes out of the oven, so...

Request for Proposal for Design, Leasing of display structures and Services for the Italian Pavilion (1600 sq. ft.) at BIO 2019 – June 3-6, 2019, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.  The Italian Trade Agency will be participating with an official Pavilion at the at BIO 2019 – June 3-6, 2019, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphi...

“Esprimo soddisfazione per il proclama di scuse ufficiali della Città di New Orleans da parte del sindaco, LaToya Cantrell, per il linciaggio di 11 italiani, avvenuto il 14 marzo del 1891, quando una folla di oltre 3 mila persone, assalì il carcere dove erano reclusi alcuni italiani, tra cui anche 8 innocenti”. Così l’on. Fucsia Nissoli, deputata d...

Arizona export and popular pasta destination North Italia is set to open its second DFW location in May. The Italian eatery from Fox Restaurant Concepts, which also operates brand new restaurant the Henry and Flower Child, is set to make its debut in the Union building in Uptown on May 1, according to a press release. The restaurant will occupy a 5...

The group donated $5,000 to the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation during a dinner meeting Tuesday night. The money was raised during the group’s recent bocce tournament. Desiree Coleman-Cohrn, Cornerstone’s director of legacy planning and major gifts, accepted the donation. She also explained the club’s members that the funds would go toward the proje...

It was a political dynasty that produced queens and popes, strengthening its influence and wealth in Europe over the course of more than 300 years – sometimes using bloody or ruthless methods. The Italian Medici family was an extended banking family that also contributed to birth of the Renaissance. April 13, 2019, marks the 500th birthday of Cathe...

The Italian Dance Connection, IDACOnyc, will return to NYC for its fifth anniversary season, Tuesday, May 21 through Friday, May 24, a platform that connects Italian dancers, choreographers and filmmakers with the international New York dance scene and artistic community. The theme of this year's IDACO Contemporary Dance and Film event is DIVER/CIT...

Getting a seat at Rao’s is like buying a time-share. Since 1896 the tiny Italian-American restaurant has been serving up family-style lemon chicken and seafood salad beneath strings of Christmas lights on a corner in East Harlem. But after New York Times food critic Mimi Sheraton gave it a three-star review in 1977, Rao’s enacted a notoriously stri...