A Sicilian-born chef and restaurateur is opening a new seafood joint on Thompson Street. Piccola Cucina Estiatorio will be Chef Philip Guardione's fourth venture, in addition to two other Piccola Cucinas in SoHo — one on Prince Street and the other on Spring Street — and a third in Ibiza, Spain. This iteration, at 75 Thompson St., will focus on Med...

Each year, hundreds of people gather at the Hilton Riverside Grand Ballroom to dig into a giant bowl of pasta and kick off the pre-party of the annual Italian American Marching Club St. Joseph Parade. The pasta will be served on March 17 at noon from a bowl that stretches 8 feet wide and holds 500 pounds of pasta and more than 150 gallons of meatle...

We've declared it Tiramisù Day on March 19! Celebrate this classic Italian dessert with us with complimentary flash labs so you can learn all about Tiramisù. So why don't you join us at Le Eccellenze from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.? Eataly NYC Flatiron, 200 5th Ave, New York While you wait for this day of celebrations to arrive, you can still discover Tiram...

The third annual Taste of Italy Houston 2017 (March 5-6) trade fair and festival marked the event’s biggest gathering ever: More than 60 exhibitors came to Texas from Italy this year to attend the show, the largest trade fair devoted exclusively to Italian wine and food in the U.S. And they presented more than 300 authentic Italian food products an...

Former director of public relations at Bon Appétit, Colu Henry is celebrating the publication of her first cookbook, Back Pocket Pasta: Inspired Dinners to Cook on the Fly. The book was born from the Instagram hashtag #backpocketpasta, which Henry created to describe the quick, delicious pasta meals she was cooking inspired by her Italian heritage...

If you haven't been to Pat's Italian Restaurant in a while, you haven't been to Pat's. Before a visit last month, I hadn't been to Pat's since the Boston Red Sox were down three games to the New York Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series. I was there the Saturday night the Sox lost, 19-8. For that dinner at Pat's, I dined by a fau...

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno celebrated National Meatball Day with a meatball crawl through five of the city's most iconic Italian eateries. Accompanied by City Solicitor Ed Pikula and Communications Director Marian Sullivan, the mayor visited Red Rose Pizzeria, Milano Importing, Frigo's Foods, Mom and Rico's and La Fiorentina/Zonin's Market on...

It all started with a boat. Joseph Cortese, founder of Little Italy Pizzeria, made the journey to America along with many other Italian immigrants in the 1960s. Cortese immigrated to the country when he was 10 years old. He could not speak English when he arrived, so he started working as a dishwasher at a pizza restaurant. After turning 18, he own...

Laura  Muzi nacque a Dennison, Ohio, il 18 agosto del 1914 da Andrea (1883-1975) ed Elvira Pelosi (1887 -1972). Entrambi i suoi genitori erano nati a Capitignano (AQ). I genitori di Laura giunsero ad “Ellis Island” nel 1910 dopo aver attraversato l’oceano sulla nave “Roma”. All’inizio Andrea Muzi lavorò nelle miniere e in seguito trovò un più conve...

A beloved Italian restaurant in South Hackensack is expanding to Woodland Park. I Gemelli -- which translates to "twins" in English from Italian -- has been run by twin brothers Luigi and Severio Firnessi for over a decade. Their Woodland Park location celebrates its grand opening on Tuesday, March 7. Yelppers give I Gemelli in South Hackensack fre...