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The first thing you'll likely notice about Anthony's Italian Eats (7641 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton; 314-721-3233) is just how small it is. On first glance, the former home of Manhattan Express looks every inch the counter-service deli it used to be, complete with a glass case of meats at the front. But once your eyes adjust to the size of the room,...

26th Annual IABC Golf Tournament Sunday, July 15, 2018. Tapawingo National Golf Course (13001 Gary Player Dr, St. Louis, MO 63127) 18 Hole Shotgun Start Co-chairmen Dan Drago and Frank DiGregorio. We need your help! Each year, the Italia-America Bocce Club Golf Tournament is a huge fund raiser for our club. We also donate 20% of the proceeds to a c...

Growing up in Florence, Italy, Nada Vergili was just steps away from some of the world’s most iconic spots—and had a front-row seat to a lifestyle overworked and stressed-out Americans want more of. Now her Charlotte-based tour company, Nada’s Italy, located in the heart of Dilworth, is all about sharing that way of life, “la dolce vita,” with peop...

Sitting along the paned windows at Toscanini, gazing at skaters gliding on the ice as fire pits warm the scene, feels like something out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Yet, inside, Toscanini's atmosphere lends a modern vibe, with boldly colored artwork, soft amber lighting, and racks of imported wine. The menu reveals an innovative approach to Ital...

For the third time, Michael Di Lauro has brought one of his interesting documentaries to St. Louis for viewing. The documentaries have been shown at the Missouri History Museum, once at Rose of the Hill and this time at the Browning Hall Auditorium at Webster University on February 2. This last time, he was sponsored by CIAO St. Louis and the Webst...

Armed with only a simple set of silverware, guests at Zino Ristorante in Edwards are outfitted to experience memorable and contemporary — not to mention beautiful — Italian food any day of the week. Located at the west end of the Riverwalk at Edwards, Zino is known for its welcoming atmosphere, which incorporates a comfortable bar area as well as s...

La lingua Italiana sta perdendo studenti. Il 20% in meno, stando al rapporto stilato dalla Modern Languages Association. La colpa è sempre ed esclusivamente degli insegnanti? O, più realisticamente, è cambiata la situazione globale e nuovi concorrenti si sono affacciati nelle aule delle università americane (nello stesso documento della MLA,infatti...

An annual benefit event showcasing food, wine and spirits will salute all things Italian. Michael Rodgers, executive chef of Maggiano’s Little Italy at the Denver Pavilions, will prepare a special menu for the VIP luncheon at Edesia, scheduled for April 8 at the Wine Country Inn, located at 777 Grande River Drive in Palisade. The VIP luncheon is se...

Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 pm. Co-presented with the Italian Cultural Center Minneapolis/St Paul. MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART - 2400 Third Avenue South - Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404. Presenter: Patricia Fortini Brown Thoughts of Venice conjure up a city surrounded by water, as depicted in Jacopo de Barbari’s woodcut map of 1500, one of Mia’s trea...

US Senate candidate Tony Monetti will be visiting West Plains on April 2.The Republican Senate candidate will be at the West Plains Civic Center from 6-8 pm that day. The conservative Republican will be discussing his platform and goals if elected to the US Senate. The eldest son of Italian immigrants, Monetti graduated the Air Force Academy and fl...

A thoroughly restored 1969 Intermeccanica Italia Spyder is for sale on eBay with a buy-it-now price of $199,900. The gorgeous two-seater is offered by the Daniel Schmitt & Company classic car gallery in St. Louis, Missouri. Intermeccanica was founded in Turin, Italy in 1959 by Canadian Frank Reisner. He hoped to blend reliable American powertrains...

The parish hall of St. Ann’s Church was comfortably full of people on March 17. Parishioners and members of several nearby non-Catholic Christian churches gathered to celebrate, no, not St. Patrick’s Day, although the “wearin’ of the green” was seen on many there. St. Ann’s was celebrating St. Joseph’s Day a bit early. The centerpiece of the celebr...