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Carla Fendi, one of the five Italian sisters who transformed their parents' small leather workshop into an international luxury fashion powerhouse, has died at the age of 79, the family said on Tuesday. Fendi, who died late on Monday and was the fourth of the sisters, was the public face of the company famous for its line of colorful "baguette" bag...

It’s a celebration 117 years in the making, the St. Andrew the Apostle Society in New Haven is hosting their annual Italian Festa this week to celebrate their heritage and tradition. This morning, Stephen Stellato and Anne Candela stopped by our kitchen to give us a cooking preview and tell us more about the great event. Events kick off Thursday, J...

Beer is muscling in on wine’s traditional territory at the dinner table — even in Italy, vino’s spiritual homeland. You’ll find proof at Terra, the new full-service restaurant on the third floor of Eataly, the sprawling and deliciously decorated Italian marketplace that celebrity chef Mario Batali and partners opened amid great fanfare late last ye...

The Italian Heritage Collection at the Dorothea and Henry H. Hood Local History Center, Citizens Library, Washington, is seeking the donation of program books from the Washington County Italian Heritage Festivals held in the 1980s in downtown Washington. The program books, about 70 pages in length, were given out free and included stories about loc...

Galbani, "Italy's favorite cheese brand," has partnered with Pizza Amore, the first wood-fired pizza truck, and The Cheesy Chick, Buffalo's specialty grilled cheese truck, for a two-week program highlighting new, limited-time only signature dishes as they prepare to wow guests with more delicious bites at the upcoming Galbani Buffalo Italian Herita...

Nata in Texas ma trapiantata in Italia per amore, Laurel Evans non è solo volto televisivo e autrice di quattro libri, American Bakery, Buon Appetito America!, La Cucina Tex Mex e Insolito Muffin, è anche fondatrice e blogger di Un’Americana In Cucina, spazio in cui condivide ricette provenienti da oltre oceano ma rivisitate in chiave italiana. Dai...

With more Unesco world heritage sites than any other country in the world and a history that spans millennia from the ancient Roman empire via Michelangelo’s art Renaissance to the world of operatic theatre preserving Italy’s historic culture is an expensive business. The trouble is, despite the millions of tourists who visit every year, Italy’s Cu...

Many moons ago, a young and sweet Adventures with Sarah drove all the way up to Edmonds, WA to buy a rail pass for Europe from Europe Through the Back Door. Back in the dark ages, a rail pass was the easiest way for a foreigner to navigate the strange and distant world of European trains, giving total freedom on the rails and the ability to avoid d...

Cassano’s Grocery is looking to move to a smaller location to keep its authentic feel and to move closer to what the restaurant originally was. The local grocery store has been a staple in Spokane for many years since its opening in the 1920s. It was a hub of Italian food and atmosphere for everyone in the area. Cassano’s Grocery is located at 2002...

Casa Belvedere, the Italian Cultural Center on Grymes Hill, will play host at the Corrado Joe Manfredi "Taste of Italy" Golf Outing and dinner, Thursday, June 22 at Silver Lake Golf Course. Dinner and festivities will be staged later in the day at Casa Belvedere. Corrado Joe Manfredi, a brother, uncle, husband, father, grandfather and friend, was w...

Throughout the year la festa italiana provides a delightful glimpse into Italy’s history and culture. Everything from a national holiday to a village saint’s day to a harvest, whether of wheat, olives or grapes, is a good reason for festevolezza (rejoicing), usually with special foods and lively crowds. ”Quando é festa, é festa!” one of my Italian...

GROWING UP in upstate New York meant that there was no shortage of Italian eateries, delis, pizzerias and bakeries. My family included, this region is brimming with Italian influences given that so many immigrated to the area many generations ago. When relocating to Savannah, the expectation was that Italian food would be limited to Olive Garden an...