WTI Magazine #56    2015 March, 20Author : Author      Translation by:   This year I will celebrate Easter with cassata, a delicious, tempting and colorful cake. Cassata is a typical dessert of the Sicilian pastry, in particular of Palermo. In the past it was enjoyed exclusively to celebrate Easter after the long period of Lent: a well-deserve...

by Zach Melvin   A city famous for its pizza is making a name for itself with another Italian delicacy. At Gelato Giuliana, 15 employees produce between 1,500 and 2,000 pounds of gelato a day. The company sells to supermarkets, country clubs, restaurants and colleges from Maine to Delaware.   "This was quite accidental actually,...

The term "Northern Italian" has long been more of a marketing tool rather than an accurate descriptor of a restaurant. It is term that is supposed to denote some level of sophistication, at least in regards to the typical Italian restaurant. At least that is how it has been used for much of the past thirty-five or forty years when "Northern Italian...

by George Demopoulos   An Italian fast-casual chain is saying "ciao" to Cherry Creek in favor of a spot on Colorado Boulevard. Mici Handcrafted Italian will depart from its home of seven years at 3030 E. Second Ave. at the end of the year and reopen at 727 Colorado Blvd., the former home of Boulevard Burger & Tap across from Tr...

Silvia Federica Boldetti è The Pastry Queen 2016. La pasticcera italiana ha vinto ieri sera a SIGEPil campionato mondiale femminile di pasticceria che si svolge a cadenza biennale. La pasticcera italiana (3522 punti) ha prevalso sulla giapponese Aki Tanimura (3.239) e al terzo posto si è classificata la franceseMarléene Bachellerie (3.096).  ...

Lo chef ricercatore Luca Zanchetti è stato scelto ed ingaggiato dalla dirigenza dei locali "Girasole" di Philadelfia e Atlantic City come chef promotore di cultura enogastronomica, in questo anno 2013 dedicato proprio alla cultura italiana in USA. Nel corso dell'anno 2013, in tutti gli stati americani, i due paesi, Italia & Usa, come in una so...

The recent public debate over whether to rename South Philadelphia's Italian Market has largely missed the point. There seems to be some confusion over what the name of the historic Ninth Street corridor of shops, restaurants, and curbside vendors means to Philadelphians who coined the moniker.

Perhaps it is the pasta maker, or perhaps it is the wine bar, or the aromas of the Italian sauces, or perhaps it is the small dining room with a large family-style table that looks over the small herb garden. All of these together brought back memories of old days, when I used to visit an Italian friend for Sunday supper. A sense of déjà vu—the aro...

Festeggiamo Dinner is coming up soon! It will be held on Monday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. at La Cucina di Nonna Rosa Ristorante Italiano in Robbinsdale.Join us for a four course dinner, the music of Italian native, Pietro Benso, and Alfonso Aiello's discussion/sampling of two southern Italian wines. Italian Cultural Center instructors will be availabl...

by Josh Mitelman   D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe, an Italian eatery in Rice Village in Houston, opened a location in the LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch shopping center in Katy Thursday. The opening of the 193-seat space marks a move from its previous location, on White Oak in the Heights, which closed in July and was replaced by the recently ope...