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Altomonte's, an Italian deli and gourmet shop that has been in business in Warminster since 1982, opened a second store this year in Doylestown, in a building that was recently a car dealership. Though it's not Eataly, Mario Batali's 50,000-square-foot marketplace in New York City, Altomonte's new store does have a few things in common with that fa...

Eataly Boston is still on track for a late 2016 opening, and it's been a long time coming. Back in November 2013, news first came out that the Eataly team (which includes the B&B Hospitality Group — Joe Bastianich, Lidia Bastianich, and Mario Batali) had been eyeing Boston real estate for more than a year, including spots in the Quincy Market a...

by Rachel Holly   Rain or shine, there was a prize at the end of the finish line. And that was the motivation of the nearly 100 runners who chose to brave Mother Nature's rainy wrath Sunday and put their best foot forward at the 13th annual Run for the Cannoli at the St. Mauro's Festival. The race is one of the highlights of the de...

By Gary Seman Jr. With tomato sauce seemingly part of his DNA, Tim Moretti has continued a tradition started by his family more than 70 years ago in Columbus. Moretti's of Arlington is celebrating 16 years in business this year, with Tim and wife Jami at the helm.   While "scratch cooking" has become a familiar promise by many restaura...

Josephine Posterivo vowed to make learning Italian easy, during an introductory course she's teaching at St. Athanasius Education & Community Center in West View. Posterivo, of Ross, herself struggled with learning English after moving to Avalon decades ago as a teenager from Italy's southern Cosenza province.   "I really tried to e...

"Everybody," the waitress' voice carried over the din of the dining room, "raise your arms!" All seated at our table stopped talking and turned to the young woman. She moved from table to table, demonstrating uplifted arms, and began swaying right to left in time with the music — a Young Rascals hit from the '60s, "Groovin' on a Sunday Afternoon."...

Whether it be owner Jerry Furio going out at 3 a.m. to Immokalee to get the freshest vegetables available or the store being the only licensed retailer in Lee County to sell certified Angus beef, Paesano's Italian Fresh Market & Outdoor Patio Caf has become the place to go for the best Italian food, wine, meats and cheeses. This year, Paesano'...

I was recently challenged by my table mates at a women's power lunch to try Uncle Giuseppe's Lil' Bit A Brooklyn. Afterward, they agreed this was some of the best Italian food and pizza in Martin County. I later checked it out with my husband.    Maria and Giacomo Giambato came to Martin County from Palermo, Italy, less than a year...

Christine Simolke of Marion has always been fascinated by the immigrant experience of Giovanna, her Italian grandmother. Giovanna and Simolke's great aunt, Evelina, often shared stories about their journey across the ocean, and tales of romance and secrets.   In her debut novel, "Children of Italy" (Hawkins Publishing), Simolke makes good on...

Luigi Pirandello Lyceum & Boston Bel Canto Opera present 20th Annual Italian Opera Concert. Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm. The concert features the debut performances by mezzo-soprano Felicia Gavilanes and baritone David Kravitz. Other soloists: Lisa Correnti (soprano), Michelle Trainor (sopran...

Nell'ambito delle iniziative volte ad agevolare l'accesso dei concittadini ai servizi offerti dall'Ufficio Passaporti, il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Los Angeles sta organizzando – in collaborazione con il locale Vice Consolato Onorario – un incontro in Las Vegas, per la raccolta delle impronte digitali dei connazionali che hanno bisogno di un nu...

Il Consigliere Delegato della American Chamber of Commerce Simone Crolla ha risposto con una riflessione all'articolo di Dario Di Vico sul Corriere della Sera del 9 gennaio 2013.   Egregio Dott. Di Vico, ho letto con interesse ed attenzione il Suo articolo sulle pagine odierne del Corriere della Sera inerente al rapporto tra il sistema Ital...