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In America fanno furore le maximoto definite «cruiser», cioè adatte ai viaggi comodi sulle lunghe distanze. Lì ci sono molti mezzi a due ruote di produzione locale che rispondono a queste esigenze, ci sono le classiche Harley Davidson, e andarle a sfidare sul loro terreno è una mossa da meditare bene.   Adesso la Moto Guzzi sbarca negli Stat...

by Clare Kennedy   A fast-casual Italian restaurant with a celebrity following has opened a satellite shop at the Mall of America. The Meatball Spot opened on the Bloomington mall's third level last Monday. The counter service-only concept offers four different meatballs, a salad menu and flatbreads.   It's the first location out...

Paul Kulik runs some of the best restaurants in Omaha, and the James Beard Award semifinalist is known for his daring, often difficult cuisine. Ethan Bondelid is behind three of the city's most popular craft cocktail bars, and his ability to grab a trend and bring it to Omaha is well documented.   Now the two old friends and former room...

Talayna's Italian Restaurant, located at 68 Four Seasons Shopping Center, Chesterfield, MO will be celebrating their 51st anniversary. In recent months Talayna's has remodeled their restaurant and revised the menu to include new cuisines and lots of local craft beers.   Talayna's has been in business for 51 years, but owned and managed by Me...

On Monday night there was a special event at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial for Kansas City's Italian-American community. The Italian Ambassador to the U.S., Claudio Bisogniero, was in town for the opening of the new War & Art exhibit at the museum. The event included remarks by museum President & CEO Matthew Naylor &am...

River City Casino & Hotel today announced the opening of its newest dining experience, Cibare Italian Kitchen. Cibare features classic Italian recipes, Neopolitan-style pizza baked in a Wood Stone hearth oven, along with an Italian bakery and coffee shop. River City opened Asia Noodles, an authentic Vietnamese and Pan-Asian restaurant, Sept. 22...

The impetus for many non U.S.-based companies to build facilities in the U.S. is to be closer to customers. Sometimes it's to be closer to a particular industry or supply chain.    The INglass Group SpA earlier this week announced it chose West Michigan as its new North American headquarters in order to capitalize on the growing market...

Nick Leto, manager of the Kansas City Royals' Arizona Operations, is worth his weight in gold for not only signing 17-year-old Italian MLB prospect Marten Gasparini but also for his outstanding work as a minor league affiliate leader. The recent recipient of the organization's Matt Minker Award after eight years of dedicated service, Leto is critic...

by Jonathan Shikes   American craft breweries have been shaking up the European beer world over the past few years by exporting their big bold flavors overseas. Now an Italian brewer wants to bring Italian-style beers to the United States.   Alex Liberati, a restaurateur and owner of the Revelation Cat gypsy brewery in Rome, has bee...

General Description of Position: The Department of Modern Languages at Kansas State University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian, term position, for the 2016-2017 academic year, with an option to be renewed. Generalist with ability to teach introductory and intermediate language courses as well as literary and...

When: 23 Sep 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMLocation: ICC 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 502, Minneapolis, MN 55403Registration: Member – $25.00, Non-Member – $35.00 Are you traveling to Italy next year? Do you wish to see something out of the ordinary? You certainly know about the major attractions, but you may not be aware of the amazing events and festivals...

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...