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Just east of Broadway in the Patch neighborhood of Carondelet stands a small, rough-cut stone house. The structure, over 160 years old, is set to receive a 'Most Enhanced' building award from the Landmarks Association of St. Louis this Thursday evening. Set back from the corner of Water and Steins streets, a freshly-poured walkway leads up to a sha...

This Saturday, May 27, the Bancroft Street Market will host “The History of Little Italy,” a unique event celebrating the rich Italian influence on Omaha. Guests can enjoy the music, art, storytelling, and cooking of Italian artists and artisans whose families who have made it to Omaha at some time or another. Carmelita de la Guardia, cabaret singe...

For classic Naples-inspired Italian food, stop by Red Rossa Napoli Pizza in Clive. Their pizza surprises most newcomers. "It's not what you expect. Most of the time it has to be eaten with a fork and knife," said John Hutchinson, director of operations. "You can't fold it like normal." The restaurant seats 75 and offers pizzas people won't find els...

Tucked away at the corner of Vandeventer and Boyle Avenues in The Grove neighborhood is an online retailer and wholesaler of imported Italian specialty foods, Ditalia Fine Italian Imports. I’ve literally passed it hundreds of times driving down Vandeventer but never bothered to find out what was behind its unassuming brick façade. My curiosity got...

If you're under the impression there's no good Italian food in Denver, you haven't been paying attention. Alongside our old-school classics that never disappoint, a handful of newer options for Italian eats in the Mile High are serving up traditional dishes that deserve your undivided attention. Our advice? Abandon your current dinner plans and sta...

Thursday, June 8, 2017. Drop in from 6pm – 9pm. Rooftop lounge at Clayton on the Park. 8023 Bonhomme Ave | Clayton, MO  63103. Una Serata: A complimentary special event to promote Italian culture in St. Louis Meet and network with others interested in Italian Culture and learn about our new media company Ciao St Louis a 501c3 nonprofit corporation....

White Pie, a wood-fired Italian restaurant and pizzeria, is now open at 1702 Humboldt Street. The neighborhood eatery owned by brothers Kris and Jason Wallenta of Dos Santos is set in a space that feels inviting and modern. The bones of the old building, a place that once housed the catering operation for Strings, are honored by allowing the expose...

Over 60 Italian speakers joined Executive Chef Gian Nicola Colucci at Cielo Ristorante at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown St Louis. Italiano Per Piacere is the only club in St Louis dedicated to preserving and promoting the Italian language. Members must speak or be able to converse in Italian in order to join. Saturday night brought together pe...

Ciao St Louis would like to announce that the organization will be presenting the Italian Festa and 150th Anniversary of the Columbus Day Parade in St. Louis MO. There have been a number of requests for information on participating in this years parade. Please click here to download a parade application. For safety and traffic concerns, there will...

There’s a new game in town. Or, more accurately, there’s a new league -- playing an old game in a new way. James Johnson and his family moved to Helena from Louisiana five years ago. They quickly became involved in the local soccer community, but Johnson felt something was missing.  “I have a National D coaching license, and from the beginning I...

Gio's Villa Vanchere will close its popular Italian restaurant on East Causeway Approach in Mandeville at the end of May and reopen in the North Shore city's historic district a few weeks later. Giovanni "Gio" Vancheri, owner and executive chef, said he has purchased the building that formerly housed the Opal Basil restaurant near the Mandeville Tr...

Stepping into Vito’s Kitchen in downtown Springfield is a little like stepping into someone’s home. The walls are decorated with family photos; framed hand-written family recipes line the hallway; the omelet pan that Vito’s grandma used daily dangles along with other utensils; and Vito’s children often wait tables. “The best thing about it is he’s...