If you didn't have an Italian grandmother to teach you how to make classic lasagna, this is the class for you! Our instructor will walk you through all the steps of creating old-world style lasagna completely from scratch. You'll enjoy working alongside classmates learning how to make and shape homemade pasta dough.   We'll share secrets for...

Northern and Southern Italy join forces to promote Italy's high quality tomato products abroad, in a country where industrial associations have often reflected historical geographical differences.   In Naples Antonio Ferraioli, president of ANICAV (the National Association for Industrial Canned Food and Vegetable), has announced that the org...

Ann Arbor's latest upscale casual restaurant is open for business. Bravo Cucina Italiana, a national chain that features an expansive menu of Italian-American favorites, opened its fifth location in Michigan on Thursday.   Comfort and variety are the keys to this Roman villa-themed venture. The atmosphere is cheerful, with brick archways and...

The Italians go crazy for them – and it's easy to see why. Here, The Local's Patrick Browne gives you the lowdown on one of Italy's most treasured rituals: the aperitivo. They are long leisurely affairs to be undertaken with friends in early or late evening, the food is usually more than decent and they are affordable even on the most meagre o...

di Chiara Zaccherotti   Non sapete rinunciare al piacere di un piatto di pasta, ma non avete il tempo per sedervi e gustarvela come si deve? No panic. Nella città dove tutto è frenetico, c'è chi ha pensato di unire l'utile al dilettevole, con una soluzione che concilia le esigenze del palato con quelle della frenesia del mondo reale.  ...

On the occasion of EXPO Milan 2015, under the Auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West cordially invite you to CATERINA'S CLUB - Presented by Chef Bruno Serato, Founder and President   In 2005, Chef Bruno Serato of Anaheim White Ho...

By John Harper The oldest remaining private Italian club in Akron is celebrating its 90th anniversary on Saturday, no small feat after 11 of its peers shut their doors. On Cuyahoga Falls Avenue in North Hill, near the border of suburban Cuyahoga Falls, the unfussy brick building clings tenderly to Akron's past. Steel letters spelling Carovill...

by Alberto Magnani   Aspiring chefs can now make their dream come true sooner. Retail chain Metro Italia has just introduced in Italy "Culinary Agents, " the first online recruiting platform dedicated to the HORECA sector (hotel-restaurant-catering), covering the entire supply chain of accommodation and food services.   Born two years...

by Jonathan Shikes   American craft breweries have been shaking up the European beer world over the past few years by exporting their big bold flavors overseas. Now an Italian brewer wants to bring Italian-style beers to the United States.   Alex Liberati, a restaurateur and owner of the Revelation Cat gypsy brewery in Rome, has bee...

by John Golden   Several years ago when I set out to make the perfect red sauce—or Sunday gravy, which it's often called—I knew exactly where to look. That was to my good friend Steve Quattrucci. His family has long held sway in Portland food circles amongst the Italian-American community.   Or as Quattrucci relates, "Memories from my...