Un “grazie ai familiari di Aldo Lorenzi, originario di Mozzecane con parentele roverbellesi e di Malavicina”. A rivolgerlo è Daniele Marconcini, presidente della Associazione dei Mantovani nel Mondo, che ha portato la sua storia al Museo dell'Immigrazione italiana negli Stati Uniti di Filadelfia, creato da Filitalia International, l'associazione it...

A Queen Village elementary school has launched a pilot Italian language program for kindergarten, first, and second grades. The Italian version of Old McDonald was being sung, in Italian, by the second grade class at the Meredith School. Maestro Matteo Greco of Milan is their teacher on a one year internship. The program is a partnership with the I...

The inauguration of the Italian Language Program at William M. Meredith Elementary school was held this past February 24th, at the presence of the Hon. Andrea Canepari, Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Dr. William Hite, Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, Councilman Mark Squilla and some of the members of the Board of “Il...

When it comes to new restaurants from star chefs, the first course - expectations - will inevitably be reckoned with before we even take a bite. So here was my first thought at 24 Wood-Fired Fare before I even took a sip of See the Joy, a gimlet rimmed with smoky paprika, or nibbled on those meatballs bobbing in gravy: Why did Jose Garces open a pi...

Bordered by Broad and Sixth streets, Tasker and Washington, the neighborhood of Passyunk Square is, by turns, old fashioned and trendy. Once upon a time, East Passyunk Avenue, which bisects the neighborhood diagonally, felt a lot like a small-town main street. It was a place where mom and pop businesses — selling everything from headstones to schoo...

I live a block from the Italian Market, see, and its ecology is more complex than anything I could ever aspire to describe, but better something than nothing, so let me give you a little tour of the Eyetalian Market.There are lots of restaurants on 9th Street, so naturally, there are tons of Mexicans, and since they don't go for the dark Irish bar...

Joey Baldino's day job is chef-owner of Zeppoli in Collingswood, which sits high on most best-Italian-restaurant lists in the region. But for the last two years, he's been working under the radar on a passion project near his boyhood home in South Philadelphia. Joey's family ran the Filippo Palizzi Social Club since the early 1950s, and when his un...

The local legend of the “East Coast Sub” was established in 1986 when Nancy and Wayne Meconi moved to Washington from Pennsylvania. Food can provide a connection and introduction to many opportunities in life. The Meconis were fully prepared to establish this connection in Thurston County. As their locations grew, their story grew as well. In 1986...

February 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Sheraton Society Hill - 1 Dock St. Philadelphia, PA. Cost: $200. Contact: IABCN 215-625-3535 marco@iabcn.it The winter months can sometimes feel dreary, that’s why IABCN (Italy-America Business Council & Network) is bringing you something to melt away the winter blues! We invite you to join us this February 2...

There’s a decent chance you’ve eaten Severino pasta -- even if you’ve never visited the shop, which glows like a neon beacon on Haddon Avenue in Westmont. A lot of semolina flour and water are at work here. Severino, whose manufacturing plant in the back runs two shifts a day and whose counter also sells prepared foods, cheeses, and other Italian s...