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Mona's, the new "American-Italian joint" from restaurateur Brendan Marsden, opens for dinner today (October 19) at 5257 Shaw Avenue on the Hill. Mona's replaces Marsden's previous venture, Modesto, which closed in August after 15 years.   "It's definitely not Italian-American like what you'll find at the other restaurants on the Hill or St....

Esce in questi giorni il nuovo numero di "It@lico", magazine dell'Associazione Italiano per piacere, diretto a St. Louis da Franco Giannotti.   È proprio Giannotti che, come di consueto, presenta i contenuti del periodico: "iniziamo con il resoconto della riunione precedente che ci ha offerto la possibilità di riscoprire uno dei grandi padri...

Our culinary adventure began in early summer when my friend, Ellen Henry, and I decided to create a multi-course Italian dinner that would help raise funds for my October trip to the country.   I had two reasons for visiting Italy: First, I would serve as one of 240 Slow Food USA delegates during Slow Food International's biannual confe...

Vocal recitals are not exactly a staple at the Aspen Music Festival, but it was a fine idea to line up the vivid and irrepressible Italian tenor Vittorio Grigòlo when he was available to sing a recital in the Benedict Music Tent on Thursday evening.   Grigòlo displayed a gorgeous lyric tenor voice, magnificent control of dynamics, from loud...

The Italian comfort food is a favorite for many, so we went searching for the Best of Minnesota. Your votes sent us for a meal at Maucieri's Italian Bistro in Crosslake. Italians love their food and their family, and pasta is the glue.   "Growing up you had these big dinners. Everything was loud and adults are drinking wine and people a...

Of all the people found at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), about 85 occupy the unique role of postdoctoral researcher.   The postdocs, as they're known, contribute to the wealth of research capabilities at NREL as they work alongside established scientists. The recently minted Ph.D graduates are hired to...

Paul and Aileen Reilly, the brother and sister team who brought us the incredible American craft restaurant, Beast and Bottle, have done it again with Coperta!   Coperta serves traditional dishes from Rome and South Italy like Panzanella salad, Paninis, Orecchiette with Sausage, Broccoli Rabe pasta, and lots of fresh mozzarella! Coperta is l...

Faculty artist Cristina Castaldi, soprano, will join the Wichita State University Symphony Orchestra for "Verdi to Verismo," a celebration of Italian opera arias, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in Miller Concert Hall.   The program, featuring music by Verdi, Puccini, Mendelssohn and Kevin Puts, will be led by Director of Orchestras Mark Lay...

There will be a historical dedication ceremony at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, honoring the Italian immigrants who built the church from the Colonial Dames XVII Century, Kansas City Chapter   May 24, 2015Dedication - 10:45 am outsideMass - 11:00Reception following MassThis is also the Feast of Our Lady of the Audience   Source: K...

Join us for another Italian Heritage workshop - easy readings in Italian & discussion on topics that include Italian cultural traditions, historical events and individuals who sparked change. This month, we feature the story and tradition of Presepio, the recreation of the nativity scene using model figures. Through the lens of Corrado Alv...

Even among the Styrofoam containers for the carryout fare, love Italian style is in full bloom at Carbonella Creations. With only three barstools at a narrow counter inside and a picnic table in the parking lot, this is more a kitchen than a restaurant. No matter what it's called, the end product is fine Italian cuisine. This is the kind of fo...

Preparing to end the pre-conference tournament season and begin Big 12 Conference play, Kansas will host a unique exhibition match against the U-23 Italian National Team, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., inside the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.   AROUND THE GYM· Family Night – Two Adult GA/Two Youth GA; Four Drinks, Two Popcorn: $30· Faculty Free...