The East Hanover Italian American Club will be hosting A Halfway to Columbus Day Comedy and Pasta Night on at 6:30 p.m. Saturday April 20, at Holy Family Church Gym in Florham Park.Comedian and radio host Goumba Johnnie and Comedian and impressionist Rob Magnotti will provide a guaranteed night of laughter and fun. Also DJ Romulus will provide musi...

by Susan Laughlin   Bill Bennett of Maestros Country Italian Cuisine brings his family Italian recipes to North Conway. After a recent kitchen fire, the menu was refocused on sustainable, organic and local products. Local farms they have teamed up with include White Gates Farm in Tamworth for grass-fed beef and Sherman Farm for local produce...

Non c'è solo la mostra al Guggenheim di New York a far parlare d'Italia e del Futurismo negli Stati Uniti. Sta ora per iniziare una tournée teatrale in collaborazione con l'Ambasciata, i Consolati e gli Istituti Italiani di Cultura in USA, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò New York University e Acqua di Parma, dedicata a Filippo Tommaso Marinetti c...

The April meeting of the NH Lakes Region Cultural Club took place at the Weirs Community Center on April 26 and featured the owner of Piccolo Market as the guest speaker and caterer.   Bill Bennett spoke about his passion for Italian cooking which came from his Italian mother and his successful market located in Moultonboro. His market featu...

The Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth College seeks a visiting faculty member for an appointment in Italian for the 2015-16 academic year.   Courses will be in language and literature, with a maximum of five trimester courses available. Requirements include native or near-native fluency in Italian, experience in college-level lan...

Frances Mayes, the bestselling author of "Under the Tuscan Sun," brings her line of Tuscan Sun Wines to New Hampshire for the first time on Friday, May 16th for a private dinner event at Tuscan Kitchen, a fine-dining Italian restaurant in Salem, New Hampshire.   This will be followed by a wine sampling and book and bottle singing event on Sa...

Morano Gelato, called "the best gelato in America" by Forbes, announced the launch of its franchise system. Morano Gelato is seeking franchisees to serve its products nationwide, modeled after the success of the company's New England shops.   Morano Gelato founder Morgan Morano has spent 15 years in the food industry and the past seven years...

by Jason Schreiber   Joe Faro knew it had potential as soon as he spotted an abandoned movie theater on Route 1. As the owner and chief food taster at Tuscan Kitchen & Tuscan Market, Faro has been looking for opportunities to expand his growing business that offers customers a real Italian experience. "I've been looking around...

by Andrea Almeida   Carando is gearing up for its first-ever NASCAR sponsorship at the Loudon Sprint Cup race. Throughout the week, the #43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford will be making pit stops at area Big Y stores, where Carando will be sampling its classic Italian meats, along with a variety of other activities and giveaways planned at e...

By Lisa Zwirn   David and Michelle Valicenti's business started with a bumper crop of tomatoes that David turned into sauce. His family, originally from Italy's Basilicata region ("the arch of the foot," he says), calls it red gravy. "We went to a local fair and sold out in two weekends," he says.   Today, the seven-year-old Valicenti...