By Michael & Matthew   Food, philanthropy and fun activities for the whole family abound at the 11th International Risotto Festival chaired by Donae Cangelosi Chramosta and husband Rob Chramosta. The afternoon of cool weather, great food and flashy fun cars raised in excess of $100,000 for The Scarlett Fund for Pediatric Cancer Research...

by Ron Matz   It's all about food, fun and friendship, and it's happening this weekend in Little Italy. Ron Matz has more on the preparations for the feast of St. Anthony. The festivals in Little Italy always draw big crowds. This weekend it's the feast of St. Anthony — a tradition dating back more than 100 hundred years. "We...

The Italian American Club's Charitable Foundation is sponsoring its first ever "Fashionably Pink" fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Shades of Pink Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps women who are undergoing medical treatment for breast cancer, www.shadesofpinkfoundation.org.   "One of the main features of our Fashionably Pi...

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 6.30pm - 11pmBenefiting Mercy Home - PianoForte Foundation - 1335 S. Michigan Avenue - Chicago, IL 60605 Tickets: $15 members | $25 non-members. Please, RSVP by Dec. 03, 2015 until 1:00pm.   T'was 22 days before Christmas, when a CI through the night The Italians were dancing,...

Twenty years ago, a group of Italian-American business leaders – Umberto Fedeli, Dominic Visconsi, Sr, Nacy Panzica, John Quagliata, Joe and John Miceli, and Sonny Orlando -- wanted to find a way to preserve their Italian traditions while also helping the Cleveland community. Their idea transformed into the Northern Ohio Italian American Found...

The New Mexico Italian Film & Culture Festival prepares to roll out in Albuquerque on February 8 for an 8-day run celebrating Italian cinematic excellence and iconic Italian cuisine, and with some new, first-time-ever features.   The big news in the films lineup will be the screening of Il Capitale Umano (Human Captal), awarded the 2014...

by Elisabetta Russo "Bruno Serato is a wonderful helper, he works at a restaurant called the White House." "He is a loving, caring man, who helps people in need. He loves kids and also gives them food." "Bruno Serato is a chef, who cooks the best pasta ever!" "I met him because he helped me and my family." "Bruno Serato cooks spagh...

by Pamela MacKenzie   He may have some irreverent slants on life and some jokes in language that your mother wouldn't let you use, but Mike Marino redeamed himself Friday night by headlining a fundraising performance to benefit the darling of South Plainfied, six-year-old Brianna Feeney, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as Pall...

arte italia is pleased to announce the return of Michelin Star Chef Massimo Camia from Barolo! Massimo will guest-host culinary exhibition classes April 19 - 21, 2015. Please read about visiting Chef Massimo Camia and enter your name in the Randomized Selection Registration explained below. You may register anytime from February...

by Kirsten Dize   For more than 60 years St. Leo's Catholic Church has been hosting an annual dinner that's about more than just food. St. Leo's has pictures of its annual Ravioli and Spaghetti Dinner dating back to 1948.   "We're not sure when it started, but it's an event that includes the whole parish and now the whole Italian...