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While enjoying Orsetto the other evening I stated emphatically, at least a few times, "I want to eat here every night." I could be exaggerating, but not by much. Partners Joshua Governale and Fred Peightal have given the whimsical pig of Cafe Genevieve a stylish new bear brother at Orsetto. What a delight. The location on Center Street now shines....

It is Little Italy in the heart of downtown St. Paul. Cossetta's is an institution. "Italian sausage is what we're famous for," said Dave Cossetta, the fourth generation of Cossettas running their self-named Italian food emporium. Dave's great-grandfather came to St. Paul from Calabria, Italy and opened a tiny grocery market in 1911. ...

By Sara Shepherd Megan Jones first saw a picture of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in a high school history textbook, but moved on after being told they wouldn't be on the test. As a sophomore at Indiana University, assigned to write about something in the university's rare book library, she came across the intriguing figures again. Thi...

By Susan Smith-Harmon Some neighborhoods are quietly idyllic, others buzz with energy. The Loop hums with excitement. The stretch of Delmar Blvd from between The University City lions at Trinity and the MetroLink Station at Des Peres is teaming with interesting shops and restaurants. That's why it was named "One of the Ten Great Streets in America...

Ciao St Louis announces an important collaboration with America's oldest Italian-American newspaper. The L'Italo-Americano is a biweekly publication serving the Italian-American community throughout the United States.   Established in 1908, L'Italo-Americano is the oldest Italian-American newspaper in the US with a mission to promote an...

by Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis   The ICC's 9th Italian Film Festival is approaching and will begin with opening night festivities on Thursday, February 16, 2017! This year, we present you with a CHALLENGE !!! Each year, the ICC receives support from many of our members and friends, and this time around, ICC Honorary Board mem...

by Susan Smith-Harmon   Every community has that one terrific restaurant that's the "go to" place for a special night out. It's that place with the linen tablecloths, elegant ambiance, good service, good wine, and terrific food. For Brentwood residents, that's Frank Papa's Ristorante at 2241 South Brentwood Blvd., just south of I-64.  ...

At the end of this year, Andrea Frizzi will shutter his Il Posto on East 17th Avenue and start anew in a fresh space in RiNo, just around the corner from Vero, the Milano pizzeria he recently launched in Denver Central Market. Il Posto's new digs are dazzling, a sleek upgrade from the simplicity of the tiny spot Frizzi oversaw for nearly a decade —...

La MLS è finita con la vittoria dei Seattle Sounders del Rookie of the Year, Jordan Morris, e anche la stagione del calcio collegiale è giunta al termine dopo appassionanti sfide da una parta all'altra degli Stati Uniti.   In queste realtà sono molti i ragazzi italiani che, su diversi livelli, stanno dando una mano al movimento americano a c...

Hear ye, hear ye!! Your Board Of Directors is extremely pleased to announce the 2016 IABA Annual Award winners. These awards were announced and distributed at the Christmas Party last week. A huge congrats to all the winners!! And, if you missed the party, you missed a grand time!   IABA Outstanding Member of the Year - Joe & Nick CapraI...

Fresco di miglior prestazione stagionale con 27 punti messi a referto nella vittoria dei suoi Denver Nuggets contro Portland (132 a 120 il risultato finale in favore di Denver), Danilo Gallinari si aspettava comunque un inizio migliore di stagione. Il Gallo racconta la sua ottava stagione in Nba, passando da qualche sconfitta di troppo ai prossimi...

Every year around this time, we receive dozens of emails from our readers who are looking for ideas of what to serve on Christmas Eve. This week, we take our inspiration from the Italian tradition of serving fish on Christmas Eve with our recipe for a classic fish stew called Cioppino.   Like so many Italian favorites, cioppino (choh-PE...