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Housed in a small pad site at Old Tarlton Center, Villarina's Pasta & Fine Foods offers Westlake shoppers everything they need to quickly put an Italian meal on the table—take-and-bake pasta, bread, sauces and soups. Owner and New York native John Imperial said the Villarina's style of food is "immigrant Italian."   A resident of Au...

St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish has something that no other church in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has: a weekly Sunday Mass conducted in Italian. The 8 a.m. Mass helps some congregants connect with their Italian heritage, said the Rev. Nicholas F. Martorano, pastor of St. Nicholas since 1984.   "They like the tradition. They want t...

  WTI Magazine #59    2015 May, 1Author : italia.it      Translation by:   From north to south, Italy boasts festivals all over the Peninsula, beginning with the Sudtirol Jazz Festival in the northernmost region of Alto Adige. This musical event in the South Tyrol is marking its 30th season this year, and will feature artists of international fa...

Penne alla Boscaiola. Maiale Brasato. Vino rosso. The flavors of the Italian countryside come to Connecticut on Friday, May 29 at the "Evening in Tuscany" fundraising gala for Regional Hospice and Home Care Center for Comfort Care & Healing, to be held from 7 to 11:30 pm at The Waterview in Monroe.   "Old Italy will inspire new aspiratio...

by Kurt Kragthrope   Tony Lazzeri rounded the bases and ran into an overwhelming welcome. Lazzeri's Salt Lake Bees teammates greeted him after a game-winning home run, and then the celebration rose to another level.   Many fans among the sellout crowd of 10,000 at Bonneville Park on a Sunday afternoon in 1925 watched the first ga...

by Mauro Battocchi   Today, on Italy's Republic Day, I wanted to bring you some especially heartening news about the bel paese. Morgan Stanley, the American financial firm, recently released an outlook report for the Italian economy that put forward well-grounded, bullish analysis with regards to Italian growth. Like the rest of Europe,...

Palermo is, among many other things, a great city for markets, which act as hubs for social life, contact and dialogue, providing a regular appointment for the locals. They are places that have shaped the urban fabric, creating the spatial and also the emotional geography enjoyed by Palermitans, visitors and tourists alike.   Often linked to...

by Claudia Astarita   There are a few places more than Sicily where talking of cookery means making a journey within a journey. Here we find a cuisine with a rich and tasty variety of products which displays a fantastic balance between land and sea, and a gastronomic tradition which is quintessentially Mediterranean.   Sicilian cooker...

È ufficiale: dal 19 al 28 settembre papa Francesco visiterà Cuba e gli Stati Uniti, con tappa anche all'Onu, per il decimo viaggio del pontificato, nel quale pronuncerà 24 tra discorsi, omelie, saluti.   A Cuba visiterà l'Avana e Santiago, negli Usa New York, Washington, interverrà davanti al Congresso e all'assemblea generale dell'Onu, Fila...

Thinking about Italian for lunch? The Galbani Italian Heritage Festival opens at 11 a.m. Thursday on Hertel Avenue, between Delaware and Colvin avenues. Food is only one part of the four-day festival.   Live music, heritage events such as grape-stomping, an "Italian Idol" contest and cooking demonstrations, Sicilian puppet shows also ar...

By Jennifer Gould KeilJuly   Members of Italian fashion designer Domenico Vacca's private club will get a taste of la dolce vita. For $20,000 a year, members of Vacca's luxury lifestyle DV Club — the number is capped at 500 — will have unlimited access to light food and drink at the 2,500-square-foot space, which is slated to open at 15...

The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center and Miami Lyric Opera will present Rigoletto on Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. and Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. Miami Lyric Opera masterfully performs the classic work that defined Italian opera, Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.   Famous for mocking the husbands of the women the...