il Canale, Georgetown is the only D.C. restaurant ever to receive the top culinary honor from the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce and the National Institute of Tourism. “…we are able to recognize and reward excellent purveyors of Italian food…” the Chamber said in presenting the award to Georgetown’s il Canale and a contingent of leading Italian...

Italy and the United States share a long history mutual influence and support. From Filippo Mazzei, who influenced Thomas Jefferson’s ideas on liberty and democracy, to the vast influx of Italian immigrants who contributed to American culture, to modern Italy’s role as one of the U.S.’s most important allies, Italy and the U.S. have a longstanding...

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An old-school deli in one of D.C.'s hippest neighborhoods? Fuggedaboudit. For all its restaurants, D.C. has a particular dearth of traditional Italian delis, with their black-and-white flooring, ceiling-hung laminated signs listing the almost-too-many sandwich options, and shiny glass display cases of goodies ready to be scooped into to-go containe...

Salvatore Falcone is serious about his subs. The Queens native and his brother left New York, where their father owned a deli, to open their own Italian sandwich shop and market in Boca, Florida over three decades ago. Now “Sal” is back in the Mid-Atlantic (at least part time) for a similar venture in Shaw: Capo Deli.v Falcone’s DC connection is th...

When: Thursday, June 15, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Court Northwest, Washington, DC 20008 The songs of the Cantautori (singers-songwriters) have accompanied Italy's changes and transformations since the 1960s, often shaping people's perception of cultural renovations and historical events. Many of these artis...

During the celebrations held at the Embassy of Italy in US, Ambassador Armando Varricchio recalled the “values of freedom, democracy and human rights” that are the tenets of the Italian Republic and of Italy’s friendship and alliance with the United States of America. Italy — he also underlined — is at the forefront in providing security worldwide....

D.C. transplant Capo Deli opened this week in the heart of Shaw, hoping to lure in a round-the-clock city crowd hungry for hoagies. The new neighborhood eatery is actually a longtime fixture in Florida, debuting in Boca Raton in 1985. Named V & S Italian Deli, the originator was started by Sal Falcone and his brother just steps away from the beach....

The Van Ness Italian Pizza Kitchen (4483 Connecticut) is getting a DC Great Streets grant worth $43,130 for building improvements. Owner Rick Henning will use the money to make improvements throughout the restaurant. “We intend to replace the old tile floors throughout the first floor dining, kitchen and restroom areas,” Henning told us in an email...

Leaders in military, public service and non-profit received awards from the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the nation's largest and oldest organization for people of Italian heritage.Rear Admiral Margaret DeLuca "Peg" Klein (U.S. Navy, Ret.), Honorable Jessica Garfola Wright (Maj...