NEWS FROM : NEW YORK  

Chef Roberto Deiaco and his wife Giselle are building in the space of a former legend — and expanding their brand to the Upper East Side. The couple recently opened Avena Downtown in the Sixth Avenue location of onetime hotspot Da Silvano, a Page Six staple that opened in 1975 and served everyone from Donald Trump and Yoko Ono to Rihanna until it c...

Beginning March 31 Delta Air Lines will resume summer flight services from Marco Polo airport in Venice, Italy, with connections to JFK International Airport in New York and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia, USA, starting May 16. The daily flights will be operated in collaboration with joint venture partners Delta-Air Fra...

By the time Rocco DiSpirito was a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars,” in 2008, it had been so long since he’d worked as a chef that it wasn’t clear whether the job description still applied. He’d come to prominence in the late nineties as one of the most promising young culinary talents in New York City—but quickly became one of the first celeb...

Maria Macrina is just a simple second-generation Italian-American girl from Sherrill who’s family taught her the value of Italian culture and traditions which she said consists mainly of family, faith and food...including gelato, which she is bringing to the residents of Clinton. Actually, to be exact, she brought it to Clinton in 2016, by way of a...

Monday, April 8, 2019, 7 p.m. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium. 40 Lincoln Center Plaza (65th St and Columbus Ave) New York, NY, 10023. Fully accessible to wheelchairs. Free - Online Reservation Required. Presented in collaboration with Centro Primo Levi, the Italian Cultu...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm EDT. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Entrance: Free. Book Now. This Italian Documentaries series evening is dedicated to the screening of Stop the Pounding Heart (Cannes Film Festival selection 2013) by Roberto Minervini, with an introduction by Dennis Lim...

MAMbo, fermata di The Great New York Subway. A tracciare una linea di collegamento tra la Metropolitana della Grande Mela e il Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna è l’ultimo volume scritto e illustrato da Emiliano Ponzi La grande mappa della Metropolitana di New York (MoMA – FATATRAC Edizioni, 2018). Un racconto sulla genesi della mappa disegnata nel 1...

Victoria Ruvolo, whose face was shattered when a teenager tossed a 20-pound frozen turkey through the windshield of her car in 2004 but who then insisted on mercy in his sentencing, died on Monday at her home in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., on Long Island. She was 59. Her death was confirmed by her sister Jo-Marie Brennan, who said the cause had not been dete...

I’m in a dessert lover’s dreamland. Zeppole and sfingi surround me. A baker brushes glaze on tarts topped with fresh fruit. Three perfect lemon pies with sky-high swirls of meringue are coming out of the oven in a minute. I’m in the kitchen at Pasticceria Monteleone, a traditional Sicilian bakery in Carroll Gardens. I have a lifelong obsession with...

Sunday April 7, 2:30 pm. Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340. 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY. Contact: Jo Fusco 631-632-7444. josephine.fusco@stonybrook.edu www.stonybrook.edu/italianstudies Sponsored by Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. Richard Nasti Seres Event: Multi-Media and Dramatic Presentation: Topic: Luigi De...

Last week in our Sandwich of the Week column, we examined the rise of the super torta, which is like a regular torta blown up with a bicycle pump, containing not one but several main ingredients stacked high on a giant round bun. Often still less than $10, it has appeared in several places around town including Tortas Neva in Corona and Don Pepe in...

Wednesday, 04/17/2019 - 6:30pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University, 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. Between the late 19th and early 20th centuries, hundreds of thousands of Italians left their country for the Americas. This performance uses words and music to tell their story: a story of hope and creativity that ended...