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Calling all foodies! We invite you to join in on the food-venture awaiting you at Ferragosto. Ballast Point keeps the party "hoppy" with their craft brews while Bencotto (best Italian in San Diego) Cupid's Catering, Buon Appetito, and Queentowns Public House offer their assortment of turkey chili, pizza, Italian sausage sandwiches, stuffed shells a...

by Linda S. Morris   Fazoli's, which announced in March it was coming back to Middle Georgia, has picked two sites for the fast-casual restaurant. C&P Restaurant Co., a franchise group owned by Allen Peake and Mike Chumbley, had signed a six-unit development agreement for Fazoli's in Georgia. Fazoli's is an Italian-American restaura...

Life expectancy in Italy is increasing and Italians also place 7th in the world for the longest lives without disability, according to a study by the Global Burden of Disease published on the Lancet medical journal.    "From 1990 to 2013 life expectation in Italy has increased, but expectancy of life in good health has increased more sl...

by Pamela Silvestri   Donned in a black chef coat, Jeremy Pappalardo ducked into the kitchen at Molo, his brand new restaurant venture at 987 Bay St. in Rosebank with pal Joe Guastavino. About 10 minutes later, he stepped through the double doors into a wood-lined dining room with a pair of dishes.   The first one, shrimp cocktai...

Create TV®, the premier lifestyle channel featuring the best of public television's how-to programming, celebrates Columbus Day with a marathon of Cooking With Nick Stellino. The charming, charismatic and fashion-forward Stellino hosts the marathon, sharing personal stories behind his favorite Italian dishes, from Nonna Maria's famous meatballs to...

The concert hall is the most futuristic and original among those designed in recent years: created by Japanese engineer Toyota, it welcomes visitors straight into a violin case. It has approximately five hundred seats, gathered like a flower around a central plan, and allows an extraordinary and subtle listening experience.   Read more &nb...

By Tim Bontemps After sitting out for a week with a tight left hamstring, Andrea Bargnani took a half step toward returning Monday. The 7-footer participated in the first half of the team's practice — his first time on the court since being ruled out prior to the Nets' preseason opener a week earlier — and said he felt good afterward. "Every...

by James Pasto   I was not one of those kids who sang on the street corners. I didn't have a good voice and by my teen years I tended to hang out less than I did when I was younger. But I remember the kids singing in the park during the day or on cold fall nights around fire-lit barrel. Just like in the movies, as the saying goes. In doing...

By Aleese Kopf Francesco Pasta has been hand-making luxury leather sandals since he was a teenager working in his grandfather's shop on the island of Capri, Italy. He never dreamed 15 years later he'd bring the family business to the United States. When Francesco, 35, moved to Chicago with his wife Jessica, 40, in 2013 the two ran a mobile busine...

by Serena Perfetto   Close to the San Francisco Opera House, as well as to the City Hall and the Asian Museum: the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco has officially reopened in a new location, the Opera Plaza on Van Ness street.   Since the decision was made for practical necessity, related to big raise on the lease in North...

Nel quadro delle iniziative in favore del vino italiano sui mercati internazionali abbiamo il piacere di comunicare che dal 7 al 10 febbraio 2016 è prevista a New York la realizzazione della 5° edizione dell'Italian Wine Week 2016 - VINO 2016. La convention, conosciuta negli USA come VINO 2016, e che avrà luogo presso l'Hotel Hilton Midtown, pre...

By Eric Vo Record   With almost four decades of service as a town councilor, Robert F. Parisi is a well-known and respected person in town — a stark contrast to how he was treated when he was first elected to the Town Council in the '70s. "I had a miserable beginning in the Republican party. They didn't like me," Parisi said, grinning....