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Folks counting down the days until the The 30th Annual Venice Italian Feast & Carnival that starts Feb. 22 should check out the inaugural Saint Pio Italian Festival being held by Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in South Manatee. The fun event will offer a winning mix of Italian food, Italian wine and other beverages along with Italian music. 1-7 p.m. Sat...

The month of February is a special time for local St. Louis eatery Bartolino’s Osteria, as it marks the tenth year since the family restaurant opened on February 18, 2008. To celebrate the occasion, Bartolino’s is offering a special three-course meal throughout the entire month (excluding Valentine’s Day). The meal will include an appetizer, entree...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Vivo a New York dal 1972. Per intraprendere l’attività nel campo della ristorazione. Per portare la mia esperienza politica trascorsa in Italia (con vari incarichi). Perché è una lista centrista guidata da una donna capace che da fiducia”.

Tito Francona, a former All-Star who played for 15 seasons in the major leagues and was the father of Terry Francona, the Cleveland Indians’ manager, died on Tuesday night at his home in New Brighton, Pa. He was 84. The Indians announced his death. Francona played for Cleveland for six seasons. A left-handed-hitting outfielder and first baseman, Fr...

The scene appeared pulled from “The Sopranos.” The year was 2016, during season 11 of “America’s Got Talent.” Sal Valentinetti walked in slow motion along with two family members in the bright sun. His cousin, Big Tommy, ate a canoli while walking. “How you doin’?,” Valentinetti said when he sat down for a confessional video. The Italian-American...

Dall'Osteria Francescana sta girando il mondo, per diffondere la filosofia anti spreco alimentare. E il 13 febbraio è stato ospite d'onore di una delle trasmissioni televisive più celebri degli Stati Uniti,  il talk show creato e condotto dal 2003 dal presentatore, attore e comico Jimmy Kimmel. In questa puntata Bottura in particolare è stato invit...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Sono originario di Mazara del Vallo (TP). Ho 38 anni, mi sono laureato in Viticoltura ed Enologia nel 2006 e da allora ho svolto diverse mansioni, dalla produzione alle vendite internazionali. Vivo in California da 4 anni. I motivi per i quali mi son...

Some benefactors are drawn to the limelight that their generosity attracts and others prefer to work their charitable magic behind the scenes. Domenico Gambino is cut of the latter cloth. A co-owner of the Tony’s Finer Food grocery empire, Gambino has been a quiet force for good in the Italian-American community for decades, deploying resources and...

Maybe you're the type of person who's always been good with names. Maybe you're not. But remember this one. For the love of God, remember this one.  Gaby. As in Call Me Gaby, a sexy new Italian spot that looks like this and is open right now South of Fifth. It's memorable, among other things, because its fior di latte and baked potato pizza is damn...

Da quanti anni e perché vive all’estero? Perché ha deciso di candidarsi e perché con questa lista? “Ho vissuto per tre anni in Nord America, per studio e per lavoro. Qualche giorno prima della tragedia delle Torri gemelle ho deciso di tornare in Italia nella mia città, Matera, oggi designata Capitale Europea della Cultura nel 2019. Quelli vissuti f...

Financial planner Jack Cannata stepped up to the presidency of the Columbian Club of Chicago at its annual installation gala. Joining him as 2018 officers are First Vice President Stuart Caravello, Second Vice President Mark Corrado, Third Vice President Michael Russotto, Secretary John Curry, Treasurer Vic Guerrieri and Sergeant-at-Arms Carmen For...

White jackets were swirling around my wife in the blue light of an antiseptic room in the village of Tarare, near Lyon. A village I had never heard of, nor planned to visit. I had expected to be seated, at precisely that hour, at my favorite restaurant, some 220 miles away in Turin. I had expected my favorite white jacket, Andrea, to greet us with...