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Most small towns in Italy have a market at least once or twice a week, while in the larger cities you can find a market on almost any day of the week. But why make a trip to the market part of your weekly routine? Apart from the fact that most markets offer everything you could wish for, they also get you outdoors and plunge you into natural light....

They passed the pasta — and the prizes! Some of the borough’s most civically minded Italians partied at the Federation of Italian-American Organizati­ons’ 41st-annual gala at El Caribe Country Club in Mill Basin on April 8. The organization’s executive director said the event went off without a hitch because they were able to honor some of the boro...

The Italian Cultural Society of North Brunswick held its annual Festa di San Giuseppe at the Pines Manor in Edison on March 18. Guests enjoyed a celebration which included a buffet dinner, traditional sfinge for dessert, music, dancing and festivities. This year, the society bestowed its all-expenses paid scholarship for a six-week study at a unive...

A millennium before there was Cabernet Sauvignon, there was Barbera, a northwestern Italian native with high-yielding, purple-black fruit; in fact, it’s such a heavy producer it usually needs to be pruned heavily to produce excellent fruit. It’s the third most-planted red wine grape in the Boot (after Sagiovese and Montepulciano), but Italian immig...

The expression Made in Italy itself is almost perfectly synonymous with Italian craftsmanship, or artigianato, to say it as we do. From culinary products to clothing, from jewelry to leather goods and fabrics, the importance of human hands and of their skilled work in the creation of Italy’s own excellences is undeniable.   However, in a world made...

Asked about Grandma pie, Cristy Lombardi, a server at Uncle Louie's Pizza in Franklin Lakes, answered with a question: "Do you know what it is?" Many people, she pointed out, don't. Lombardi herself admits she was unfamiliar with it before she began working at Uncle Louie's a little over a year ago. "I never had one. I couldn't believe how good it...

The former Rudolph's Furniture building on East Park Street in Uptown Butte could be home to an Italian restaurant as early as next fall. That’s according to Sonia Zachow, Anaconda resident and owner of La Casa Toscana, who has made an offer for the property. The sale is set to close at the end of May. Zachow plans to relocate her business to the w...

When: Sunday 04/29/2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Where: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd., Building C, San Francisco, CA 94123 - Info: Museo Members $10 | non-members $ 15 - RSVP below or to (415) 673-2200 or info@sfmuseo.org PizziCali, a Bay Area Italian folk band, consisting of Mario Di Dio – guitar and vocals, Viola Pelleg...

We’re bringing the Italian Experience to you — celebrate the culture, cuisine and wines of Italy with the International Culinary Center and Airbnb in California this May! Love the vibrant traditions of Italy’s treasured cuisine? Join us to learn about authentic Italian food, wine, ingredients, and culture from experts in the Italian community inclu...

A full-time Italian professor at Youngstown State University will be departing for a new opportunity at Loyola University Chicago in the fall. Carla Simonini accepted a position at LUC, where she has been named the inaugural Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. According to LUC’s University...

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM - Where: Manhasset Public Library | 30 Onderdonk Avenue | Manhasset, NY 11030 - This event is free. Advance registration required. Join Long Island Network NOIAW members and friends as New York Times bestselling author Helene Stapinski reads from Murder in Matera: a True Story of Passion, Family, and...

Northport has a new destination for Italian-American favorites. Tucci’s Marketplace on Fort Salonga Road specializes in cured meats, cheeses, seafood, Italian bread, juices, fruits and vegetables, deli-style fare, take-out, catering, home delivery, and “home replacement meals,” or full dinners for two. Owners of Tucci’s are Carmine Garone and chef...