Despite a Venetian gondola painting at the entrance and Italian music playing throughout, the new owners of Radicci Italian Bistro are low-key about their restaurant's Italian origin. "I'm only a little bit Italian," explains Danny Morey, who opened the restaurant in the former Daanen's Delicatessen location with wife Jennifer earlier this year. Ra...

Although Gambino’s is approaching its 10th anniversary in September, the staff is just as excited to serve the Palouse as they were on the restaurant’s opening day. Destiny Alvarez, a University of Idaho graduate, has worked at Gambino’s for two-and-a-half years. She said Gambino’s is the best place to relax for the price, location and good food. “...

Promuovere lo studio della lingua italiana e incoraggiare gli studenti americani a sostenere l’esame Ap di italiano. Questo l’obiettivo del Comites di San Francisco che, attraverso la Commissione lingua e cultura, ha organizzato una simulazione online del test per gli studenti residenti nella circoscrizione consolare (Northern California, Utah, Ida...

In case you hadn’t noticed, Garden City is in the midst of a renaissance. It all started a few years ago when a profusion of craft breweries and winery tasting rooms started popping up along an industrial stretch of Chinden Boulevard. There’s a palpable sense of excitement in the air about what’s going on in Boise’s closest municipality. Adding to...

Mistaken identity, misunderstandings and music were a big part in the opening of "A Comedy of Tenors" by Ken Ludwig at Westside Players. This was their first production of the 2018 season, which is their 32 season in Pocatello! They have been a big part of the history of theater in Pocatello as well as sharing a love of the craft with anyone in att...

More and more cities across the country have been renaming the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day. Earlier this week, Moscow in the western part of the state became the first city in Idaho to rename the holiday. The Moscow City Council approved the change on Monday in a 5-to-1 vote. The city follows the U...

Luciano’s Italian Restaurant, 11 N. Orchard St., Boise, is set to open a second location later this year. Luciano Caffe is under construction along the Garden City side of the Greenbelt where it meets the footbridge from Esther Simplot Park. The location is a stone’s throw from the developing Waterhouse Row townhouse project and the J.A. and Kathry...

For the owners of Villano’s Italian restaurant in Old Town Pocatello, it’s all about paying it forward. Or as they call it — “Pizza Forward.” Last week, Aaron and Lisa Villano launched a new campaign at their restaurant at 165 N. Main St. that allows customers to buy a $2 slice of pizza for somebody who is homeless or can’t afford a hot meal. Those...

Most states have communities named Florence. Not all are cities. There are towns and villages and unincorporated communities in several states that still are important enough to get attention from Wikipedia. It seemed likely that some would have been named for Florence Nightingale but I found none. Several were named after Florence, Italy, the I...

A new dine-in restaurant is offering items a little more fresh, “or fresco” than nearby locales. Fresco Kitchen and Grill opened April 5 next to the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Rexburg. Locals are raving about having a classy spot, which serves made-from-scratch menu items. “We have Italian in us, but we also have some American. It’s almost li...