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Pop-up restaurants, temporary eateries that chefs open to test out trendy concepts in a lower-risk environment, are at one end of the dining-out continuum. One could say Mamma Francesca in New Rochelle, owned by the charming and loquacious Nick Di Costanzo, is at the other end. The traditional Italian restaurant, with a bank of rear dining room win...

Accetta la sfida di trasferirsi a New York con entusiasmo e un po’ di sana paura e crede nel ruolo dell’architettura come strumento di fruizione dell’uomo. Funzionalità, bellezza e artigianalità: questi i tre elementi più importanti per Domingo Abrusci, giovane architetto di Acquaviva delle Fonti, in provincia di Bari,  da qualche anno nella Grande...

This July, Aglio 614, an authentic Italian restaurant, will be moving into the same Downtown building that housed Piatto 614 and Pink Salt. The building’s new owner, Chef Andrew Clark, is a St. Joseph native, who studied at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. “I lived, worked and went to school in lower Manhattan,” he said. “It culmi...

When Ben Gashi, co-owner of Rela Cafe, wanted to open a restaurant, Port Chester seemed like a natural choice. "Port Chester is the culinary capital of Westchester," he said. "The best cuisine is here and people value good food." Gashi's sprawling new Italian-American venture at 25 S. Regent St. marks his second restaurant in the area after Barnwoo...

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is seeking teachers to work part-time at The Historical Home of Antonio Meucci and His house-guest Giuseppe Garibaldi. This is per-diem work, 90-minute classes. Classes consist of a tour and a workshop. Must have experience working with groups of children, good organization skills, and excellent references. Teachers will...

Dr. Anne Prisco was named the recipient of the Mother Italy Statue Recognition for 2017 by the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York (IHCC) in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy. Dr. Prisco received the Mother Italy Statue Recognition at the site of the eponymous work of art, located at Hunter College in Manhattan, during...

La Vucciria food concept è un marchio made in Sicily composto da 500 piccoli e medi produttori agroalimentari siciliani che punta al mercato americano, giapponese ed europeo. Per questo, è stato presentato in Italia all’Avvinando Wine Fest e a breve arriverà ufficialmente negli States, al Fancy Food Show di New York (dal 25 al 27 giugno), dopo un’a...

Italian pianist Luca Buratto, the Honens International Piano Competition's 2015 Prize Laureate, will make his New York debut at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. His program features works by Adès, Janá?ek, Ligeti, Prokofiev and Schumann. The concert is presented by the Honens International Piano Competition....

The Oyster Bay Italian American Citizens will be holding its St. Rocco Festival in July. The festival features fireworks, rides for children and thrill seekers, games of skill, an international food court with Italian specialties, a local entertainment stage, a raffle with a $10,000 grand prize and more. The event will be held from Wednesday, July...

William Papaleo is a prominent painter whose dramatic depictions are full of controlled and potent emotion. The New York-born artist, a third generation American, captures the texture, colors and toil of Southern Italy, which has absorbed layers of history and sunlight for centuries. Son of noted Italian-American writer Joseph Papaleo, Bill has liv...

Ilio DiPaolo's is a family restaurant in the fullest sense of the term. Run by a family to feed families, its menu goes past the usual catalog of Italian-American appetizers, pastas and seafood to consider the needs of your entire extended clan. Here, the kids menu is not a perfunctory exercise in chicken fingers and fries, but an array of classic...

Our brother feast, The Sons of San Paolino, kicks off Giglio season with their amazing feast starting on Wednesday June 21st and running through Sunday June 25th. This is a wonderful feast in which many members of the East Harlem Giglio Society are also involved with. We invite all Giglio fans to come and enjoy in entertainment, rides, food and the...