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The Board of Commissioners of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum cordially invites you to celebrate with us at The 29th Annual Fundraiser Luncheon - Saturday, November 11, 2017. 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. honoring Carolyn Reres - State Immediate Past President; Glen V. Cutrona - Chair, Staten Island Chamber of Commerce; Rossella Rago - Author of “Cooking with...

Fazoli’s, America’s largest fast casual Italian chain, announced today the opening of its newest franchised restaurant in Milldale, Connecticut. Located at 1875 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, the new restaurant will celebrate its grand opening with the Southington Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 23 at 4:30 p.m. and will off...

The Italian American Club of Jacksonville hosts its 23rd annual Festa Italiana on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 and 22, at its clubhouse at 2838 Westberry Road in Mandarin. The 66-year-old club’s annual event runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday with information about Italy; pizza, pasta, hoagies and homemade desserts on sa...

Never telling customers no is only part of the philosophy for Formaggio Mio, said Scott Italiaander, the co-owner of the kosher restaurant opening sometime in the fall in Toco Hills. The Italian bistro will be a full-service restaurant providing quick-service options, including a pizza bar, as well as takeout and delivery for dishes ranging from pa...

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jenna Esposito in Memories Are Made Of This: A Centennial Celebration of the Life and Music of Dean Martinon Friday, October 27, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. From his humble beginnings in Steubenville Ohio, to his early career success with partner Jerry Lewis, to his days as part of the legendary Rat Pack...

Ironically enough, musical genius Frank Zappa and a 13th century poet, Cielo d’Alcamo, had some important things in common. These artists so vastly disparate in time and space share an iconoclastic spirit and the colors of two neighboring cities in northwest Sicily. The audacious American rocker, who blazed his own trail across genres and eras like...

It all started with a calzone. It was lunchtime. I was hungry. But I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to eat, it was as if I was bored with all the options that surrounded me. I remembered there was a new little restaurant that I'd been passing on Ocoee Street on my way to campus every day. I hadn’t remembered seeing it last semester—it was as tho...

For many, the memory of Dave Bonelli, who passed away on August 26 at the age of 98, is synonymous with a different era on Potrero Hill.  For five decades, Bonelli was a fixture at Atchison’s Pharmacy on Connecticut Street, during a time when local drugs stores were an integral part of community culture. At Atchison’s, youngsters could get ice crea...

The scent of fire-cooked dough and melting mozzarella wafted through the concourse of the Atlantic City Convention Center on Tuesday, the first day of the Pizza & Pasta Northeast expo. More than 150 booths, featuring specialty foods, restaurant equipment and recipe demonstrations, looked to present the latest in restaurant industry innovation to o...

Culture is on the agenda this Tuesday, Oct. 24, as the Oregon Coast Learning Institute continues its winter semester, with presentations on Renaissance Italy and the Oregon Coast’s music scene. At 10 am, Rosanne Berton will show how the wealth of art, literature, architecture and music produced during the Italian Renaissance was counterbalanced by...

There's a big event coming to downtown Pensacola this weekend, and you just might smell it before you see it. Sausage and pepper sandwiches, meatball sandwiches, and of course the classic spaghetti and meatballs will be served at Festa Italiana. The local branch of Order Sons of Italy in America is all about celebrating Italian-American culture. Th...

That first bite of a Brother's Sicilian square and Grandma slice yield a remarkable taste and textural sensation. Since 1975, the Giove family has turned out these pie recipes from their corner parlor with remarkable consistency. And those matters figured into Brother's win in the Advance's 2017 Best of Staten Island Awards. Bite into one of those...