I’m thinking Sicily right now. Of course it has to do with all the wonderful food and my family heritage but also about independent filmmaker Mark Spano, writer, producer, and director of "Sicily: Land of Love and Strife." He will be in Kansas City this week for the U.S. premiere of his feature-length documentary at the Screenland Armour Theatre. T...

Pasta and pizza are elemental, basically flour and eggs in the former, with yeast and olive oil added for the latter. That simplicity is deceptive, with success or failure resting on the skill of execution and deftness of embellishment — and there North Italia excels. The restaurant boasts that all of its pasta is made in-house and that’s an import...

Here’s an interesting one for always-churning Koreatown: Second Floor Restaurant Bar & Grillhas arrived, offering keenly-priced Italian pastas and wine from, yep, the second story of a strip mall off Vermont Avenue. If the name sounds vaguely familiar, that’s because this is the former 2nd Floor Gastropub and Sports Bar space, a more casual Korean-...

Cari Amici – Dear Friends, it is with the greatest pleasure that we announce this special event.  With the title of Vino e Pizza, a Presentation and Tasting of Italian Wines, we are proposing the unusual joining of two  traditional Italian culinary icons: The multi-flavored pizza much- loved by everyone all over the world and three excellent iconic...

When Vinicio Fabbrizi arrived in Virginia from his native Italy, he could fix pipes, but whether he could fix a pizza was unknown.More than three decades later, Fabbrizi’s Andrea’s Pizzeria is one of Chesapeake’s most enduring mom and pop businesses. However, the link with Chesapeake is about to be severed as Fabbrizi, 71, and his son, Vinicio “Vin...

If you were asked to cook for the Pope, what would you choose to make? This was a real question for chef Lidia Bastianich in both 2008 and 2015 – the years in which Benedict XVI and Pope Francis visited the United States. “I remember vividly,” Bastianich told CNA. “It was an extraordinary experience. ”“When I got asked to cook for Pope Benedict, I...

Located in a small restaurant space on Springfield Street in Feeding Hills, Lineage Italian Bistro opened in October of last year, making it one of the region's newer dining options. Perhaps it's more accurate to describe Lineage's arrival on the scene as an "evolution" rather than an opening, since the establishment's two principals, Jennifer and...

Can pasta actually help you lose weight? A new study suggests it can. The growing popularity of low-carb diets has many people tossing the tortellini, but Canadian scientists said the Italian staple has been wrongly vilified. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto said pasta's low glycemic index means it breaks down very slowly in the bod...

Walk into this boutique bakery on Lower Westheimer, and the first things you notice are the divine aroma and the decadent pastries filling the glass-enclosed counter. The second thing you notice will likely be co-owner Antonio Rios, a Cuban-American with a 100-watt smile, working the counter and the tables. If you’ve been there before, he’ll greet...

Luca Mignini nominato Chief Operating Officer di Campbell nell’ambito di una riorganizzazione strategica del Gruppo alimentare. La nuova struttura dell'azienda americana produttrice di zuppe, bevande, snack e cibi preconfezionati, prevede la creazione di un’accelerator Unit. Come sottolinea il presidente e ceo, Denise Morrison, “semplificherà le no...