By John Tanasychuk   Cinque Terre's unassuming setting on Nova Drive in Davie belies the talents of chef Aldo Marcon. Born and trained in Italy, he worked in New York and then New Orleans, where the storied restaurant he bought into, La Riviera in Metairie, was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.   He left Louisiana for Miami, where...

by Charles Menchaca   The St. Charles location of a popular Chicago-area restaurant chain is scheduled to open next month. Buona Beef will open at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 4 at 2425 W. Main St., St. Charles, Assistant Marketing Director Jimmy Buonavolanto wrote in an email.   This is the 15th Buona Beef restaurant to open in the Chicago...

"Authentic Italian cuisine, impeccable hospitality and entertaining in the Italian tradition have long been the cornerstones for Panevino ­ ever since Tony Marnell first opened the doors in 2002," said General Manager Vincenzo Granata.   "A longtime innovator and visionary in the community, Tony's passion for hospitality coupled with his dee...

Cookucina is a 6-part Italian Cookery Series, based in Le Marche, Italy, scheduled to be broadcast across the USA on PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), for the first time in mid-2016. Find out more at www.cookucina.com/   The producers Tamsen Courtenay and Stephen Phelps have lived in Sarnano in the Le Marche region of Italy for many years a...

By Ellen Bhang   When you ask Rudy Maniscalco about the marinara at his new restaurant, he's proud to say it's his mother's recipe. "She loved to cook and to feed people," he says. "The first thing she would ask was 'Are you hungry?'  " Step inside Sugo Cucina Italiana, on a lively stretch of Massachusetts Avenue in East Arlington, and...

by George De Stefano   Dominic Chianese is not a name most people would associate with New York's '60s folk music scene. But Chianese, the actor best known for playing the bitter and conniving Uncle Junior on The Sopranos, was a stalwart of that scene, as a performer and as the MC at Gerde's Folk City, the legendary Greenwich Village restaur...

by Rossella Rago   Dear Friends, I'm happy to share with you that I have been chosen as one of the honorees for the NIAF 2017 NYC Gala to be held on March 22, 2917 at Cipriani on 42nd Street in NYC. I am honored to be part of the National Italian-American Foundation which does so much for the good of all Italian-Americans living in the US an...

by Laura   La Risotteria Melotti ha aperto in pieno East Village, uno dei quartieri più vivi e artistici della città, al 309 E di 5th Street, vicino all'angolo con 2nd Avenue. Mentre eravamo sedute al bancone è arrivato anche Gianmaria, il proprietario, con la famiglia e l'amico Marco, e in meno di mezz'oretta eravamo seduti tutti assie...

Quale è lo stato di salute del comparto food & wine? E quale quello della formazione enogastronomica? Se ne parla in un convegno a Roma per i 10 anni delle scuole del Gambero Rosso. Associazioni, imprese e operatori a confronto, con la supervisione del Ministro dell'Agricoltura Nunzia De Girolamo. I numeri parlano chiaro. In Italia il turismo...

Giovanni Rana, in occasione del suo compleanno, mercoledì 16 ottobre, insegnerà tutti i segreti per fare i ravioli, a 35 studenti di 12-13 anni della scuola cattolica Corpus Christi School di Harlem-Morningside Heights che studiano italiano. All'evento – parte dell'Anno della cultura italiana negli Usa - saranno presenti il console generale di New...