Scott Volpe of Tucson, Arizona-based Fiamme Pizza claimed the first-place trophy in the dough-spinning Freestyle Acrobatics category of the U.S. Pizza Team’s Acrobatic Trials, held Monday, Jan. 14, at the Mid-America Restaurant Expo in Columbus, Ohio. The USPT event has become an annual tradition in Columbus, but this year’s edition had a new wrink...

Two things about Parma Italian Roots in North Scottsdale augur that you may be in for a different kind of Italian meal. First, in a back corner, on a tiny white shelf, stands a copy of Flour + Water: Pasta, a canonical tome on progressive pasta. Its spine is stripped and fraying, looking so worn that it was likely used not dozens but hundreds of ti...

A line-up of Ferraris will be among the headline offerings at the Gooding and Company Scottsdale 2019 auction, scheduled for January 18-19 during Arizona Auction Week. The 275 GTB Prototype that raced in the 1966 Monte Carlo Rally, a late-production Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta, a single-louver Tour de France and a Vignale-bodied 250 MM will be pr...

RM Sotheby’s forthcoming Arizona sale on January 17-18 will feature a one-of-a-kind Ferrari with a genuinely royal provenance. Leading the auction is a unique, custom-built 1957 Ferrari 250 GT Coupe Speciale which was delivered new to Princess Lilian de Réthy of Belgium. Featuring its original matching-numbers engine, and exclusive Pinin Farina cou...

The Italian Association of Arizona, a local 501c (3) non-profit, is excited to announce its 6th Annual Italian Festival celebrating all things Italian. This two-day event will entertain and delight guests with live music, delicious Italian food and wine, dance performances, authentic Italian crafts and more. The festival will take place on Saturday...

Here in Phoenix, great Italian pastries are scarce. If you look, you can find passable cannoli, solid sfogliatelle. But fantastic? The kind of light, flaky, orange-perfumed sweet eaten in the morning that periodically thunders back into mind for the rest of the day? Good luck. This January, The Maggiore Group hopes to change that. That's when The S...

The Zoppé Italian Family Circus is celebrating 10 years of performances in Chandler. The group is debuting new acts this holiday season through Jan. 6, 2019. What started a decade ago as a unique addition to a busy performing arts season at Chandler Center for the Arts has turned into one of the most popular, local holiday traditions in Chandler. T...

“Even before choosing to travel, I was a nomad and I got to know first-hand the nature of the various Italian communities abroad, I was able to appreciate their versatility, their high cultural level, their widespread talent and their excellent integration skills.” Silvia Chiave, Italy’s new Consul General in Los Angeles, knows very well what it me...

Here are 10 Italian restaurants in Arizona to try, as featured in the latest issue of Experience AZ magazine. Tutti Santi Ristorante by Nina Things to know: This opulent example of Italian food at its finest has won itself local, national, and even international fame. The head chef, Nina Vincent, is so skilled in her creations, that you will hear l...

E’ con grande piacere che all'inizio del mio mandato come Console Generale a Los Angeles rivolgo un caloroso saluto ai tutti i connazionali, alla comunità italo-americana e a coloro che guardano con attenzione, amicizia e simpatia al nostro Paese. Nell’ambito della vasta area di giurisdizione di questo Consolato Generale, comprensiva della Californ...