From December 18th through 24th, stop in for holiday revelry, dine with loved ones, and raise a glass to the spirt of the season in Italian style! An Italian-American Christmas Eve tradition, the Feast of the Seven Fishes is meant as an observance of fasting—a non-partaking of meat until the grand meal of Christmas Day. Known as La Vigilia in South...

West Hollywood was the place to be on November 28th, the evening Poltrona Fraucelebrated the grand opening of its newest, state-of-the-art showroom. The leader in Italian-made leather and furniture hosted over 800 trendsetters, designers, architects, media, and more. Ferrari of Beverly Hills and Ca'del Bosco sponsored the unforgettable night, which...

Interested in trying some new Italian spots in Los Angeles? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Julie Goes Green (11140 Palms Blvd., Palms) Julie Goes Green is an Italian spot, offering pizza and more. The menu features pizza...

The holiday table is set. A winter village occupies a portion of the neighboring room. Italian hospitality abounds. The family behind Vacaville’s La Borgata Winery and Deli is opening their Italiante farmhouse for this year’s Vacaville Museum Build Holiday Homes tour Saturday. Proceeds benefit the Vacaville Museum. The 7,200-square-foot abode was b...

Perfectly proportioned and scantily clad with wrinkle-free skin. And those are just the patrons. Excuse the joke. America’s modern stereotype of Los Angelenos pairs nicely with a dazzling exhibit on display through January 27, 2019 at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles: The Renaissance Nude. With masterworks on loan from the Louvre, The Met, t...

As several of the characters tell you several times, "This is a Bronx tale." It's also a bit of a West Side Story, with a toke of Jersey Boys, but that comes later. Whatever it is, it's at the Golden Gate Theatre through December 23. A Bronx Tale has been a "family" affair for decades. This musical adaptation is its next evolutionary step following...

It is an ode to the history of the city with an Italian twist. The historic Oceanside Blade-Tribune News building at 401 Seagaze Drive has found a new purpose — as an Italian restaurant. John Carlo Ferraiuolo and Mario Cassineri have joined forces as the two renovate the inside and will open its doors early next year as Blade 1936. The name is a tr...

Thursday, December 13, 2018. From 5:00 pm To 9:00 pm. Greystone Mansion, 905 Loma Vista Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Organized by IACCW in collaboration with IIC Los Angeles. Entrance with fee. The Italian Excellence Gala recognizes leading Italian personalities, their distinction and their contribution to the Italian community in the US and global...

Call it the Great Bruno Family Tomato Escapade. Victor and Kathy Bruno of Pasadena found an old DVD showing a home movie shot in the 1980s of Victor and his family making tomato sauce. The snippet got their six children asking one question: “How do we make this sauce?” But the story really begins with the eldest Victor Bruno, an enterprising young...

As executive director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, Marianna Gatto has made it her life’s work to celebrate L.A.’s rich and largely unknown Italian legacy. Los Angeles is all too well known for its Hollywood heavies, rock stars and thriving Latino culture. But as Marianna Gatto will gladly tell you, Italian roots run rich and deep...