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Wednesday February 6 2019, from 18:30 to 21:30 CST. Pan D'olive, 1603 McCausland Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63117. Cari Amici di Italiano per piacere, Per la prima riunione del 2019, avremo un programma speciale riguardante una regione d’Italia molto cara a tanti dei nostri soci e simpatizzanti, programma che sarà presentato dal dottor Franco Sicuro, un...

Writer Rosanna Staffa was a 20-something Italian immigrant staying in a friend's New York City apartment when, early one morning, she heard a knock at the door. "Who's it?" she remembers asking. "This male voice said, 'The exterminator.' I thought, 'Oh, God.' " Staffa panicked. She told him to go away. After the man finally left, she grabbed a few...

It started with suet. Some say camp administrators decided that Italian internees should cook with suet instead of olive oil to cut costs. Others say lower ranking internees, who had been crew members on the ships they were taken from, suspected that former officers were getting olive oil while they were stuck with beef fat. Either way, tensions hi...

When you’ve got a craving for authentic Italian food, nothing hits the spot quite like generous portions of your favorite dish. That’s exactly what you’ll find when you visit Missouri’s all-you-can-eat Italian buffet, The Hill. Inspired by South St. Louis’ “The Hill” neighborhood, this mouthwatering restaurant is the only of its kind in the area. N...

Alignment is key. Whether it’s about car wheels, shakras, or humor, it’s essential that elements designed to work together be arranged so that they complement and build upon individual virtues and needs, rather than clash in opposition. The humor in Minnesota Opera’s The Italian Straw Hat does not align with what I want as an audience person. My ed...

There’s an effort at the state Capitol to do away with Columbus Day. The holiday has become controversial with many claiming a man who treated Native Americans so poorly doesn’t deserve to be celebrated. Rep. Adrienne Benavidez, a Democrat representing Adams County, is proposing a bill that would replace Columbus Day with Colorado Day, the first Mo...

The return of Rikki Giambruno (above) to Minnesota has so far been a delicious homecoming. After spending most of his 20s building a culinary career in Brooklyn, he’s back in his home state with Hyacinth, a forward-thinking Italian restaurant in St. Paul’s Summit Hill neighborhood. And he integrated his family and friends—old New York coworker Paul...

To hear writer/director Luca Guadagnino tell it, his appearance at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis next weekend is part movie talk, part therapy session. The “Call Me by Your Name” Oscar nominee, whose most recent movie was last year’s “Suspiria,” will be in conversation with his pal Scott Foundas, the former critic who heads up Amazon Studios...

The MN Opera’s January production comes to us from no less that the man who provided music for the first two Godfather films, Italian composer Nino Rota! The gambol of a story brings us in 1950s Paris to follow a hapless groom and his hungry hungry pony on a quest that produces baronesses, mistaken identities, and other wonderful opera staples. It...

In the heart of downtown lies a true taste of Italy: Mambo Italiano, a seven-time winner of town's Best Italian Restaurant. Offering an unforgettable dinning experience, Mambo's features Italian with a twist: modern interpretations of Italian classics, elevated to an extraordinary experience. A locals' favorite, its hand-crafted dishes utilize loca...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Minneapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike. 1. Punch Neapolitan Pizza Topping the list is Punch Neapolitan Pizza. Located at 802 Washington Ave. SE in P...

Thursday 7 February 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM. Italian Cultural Center in Minneapolis, 528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Register Here. Member: FREE. Non member: $10.00. If you own or inherited Italian assets (such as bank accounts, investment accounts, paintings, real estate and other non-business assets), you should be aware of various U.S....