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For many, the memory of Dave Bonelli, who passed away on August 26 at the age of 98, is synonymous with a different era on Potrero Hill.  For five decades, Bonelli was a fixture at Atchison’s Pharmacy on Connecticut Street, during a time when local drugs stores were an integral part of community culture. At Atchison’s, youngsters could get ice crea...

The scent of fire-cooked dough and melting mozzarella wafted through the concourse of the Atlantic City Convention Center on Tuesday, the first day of the Pizza & Pasta Northeast expo. More than 150 booths, featuring specialty foods, restaurant equipment and recipe demonstrations, looked to present the latest in restaurant industry innovation to o...

Culture is on the agenda this Tuesday, Oct. 24, as the Oregon Coast Learning Institute continues its winter semester, with presentations on Renaissance Italy and the Oregon Coast’s music scene. At 10 am, Rosanne Berton will show how the wealth of art, literature, architecture and music produced during the Italian Renaissance was counterbalanced by...

There's a big event coming to downtown Pensacola this weekend, and you just might smell it before you see it. Sausage and pepper sandwiches, meatball sandwiches, and of course the classic spaghetti and meatballs will be served at Festa Italiana. The local branch of Order Sons of Italy in America is all about celebrating Italian-American culture. Th...

That first bite of a Brother's Sicilian square and Grandma slice yield a remarkable taste and textural sensation. Since 1975, the Giove family has turned out these pie recipes from their corner parlor with remarkable consistency. And those matters figured into Brother's win in the Advance's 2017 Best of Staten Island Awards. Bite into one of those...

Un importante passo sarà compiuto a New York il 27 e 28 ottobre prossimi, quando verrà firmato un protocollo di collaborazione tra la Società Dante Alighieri e il John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, istituto universitario del Queens College della CUNY, City University of New York, diretto da Anthony J. Tamburri. A New York infatti la Dante...

Rumors of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta’s death may be greatly exaggerated: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recently filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the long-running Italian car nameplate. Filed by FCA last week, the trademark application signals an “intent to use” by the Italian-American company. Whether t...

Set back from a leafy stretch of U.S. 9 in Cold Spring stands an industrial building that has served as an agricultural products distribution center and a computer factory, but you wouldn’t know it now. The structure has been remodeled, expanded and reborn as an art exhibition space called Magazzino Italian Art, home to a rotating display of one of...

Manhattan Beach is a resort town. It has impossibly soft sand, modernist beach-front properties, an iconic pancake house, and just enough sports bars to remind you that Redondo Beach is only a couple miles south. It also has impossibly good food. The tiny, blocks-long commercial stretch of Manhattan Beach Boulevard is home to M.B. Post (arguably th...

Fausto and Emilio Ferrari were part of a steady migration of Italians who came from Fuscaldo, a small town in the southern province of Calabria, to Cincinnati (Here's a story about it). It was common for Fuscaldese to work in Cincinnati's tailoring shops, or to become barbers. Barbering is what the Ferrari brothers went into. Fausto came first and...

One of the cons about traveling to Italy is the country has so many touristic hot spots it’s almost impossible to enjoy some quiet. One of the pros of traveling to Italy is that for each of those hot spots there are just as many - if not more - equally beautiful places to check out, where a peaceful visitor can breath in some fresher air and hear s...

Angie Rito and Scott Tacinelli cook some of the best Italian food in New York City. If you ever dined at Quality Italian you know this to be true; same goes for their stint at dinnertable, the tiny restaurant located in the back of an East Village bar. The moment I knew I would follow them unto the ends of the earth: their outstanding pasta omakase...