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The Spirit of Sardinia. Photo exhibit February 3rd-28th. There will be a photo show on the life and folklore of Sardinia on Vashon island @ Snapdragon Bakery and Cafe. Address: 17817 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA 98070 Opening night will be this Friday, February 3rd 6-9pm and they will also be serving traditional Sardinian food. The pictures will be up...

When Kacey Montgomery and his wife, Shannon Lincoln, decided to open Pizzeria Sazio, they entered the project with their eyes wide open — staring at a sea of pepperoni in Boise. “There’s so many places doing pizza,” admits Montgomery, who also owns a Downtown restaurant, Juniper. “There’s a lot of pub pizza,” he says. “And there’s a lot of pile-eve...

Ilaria Cinelli, 31 years old, is the head of an international mission in the Utah desert. This is a perfect environment resembling to the one of the “red planet” Mars, where the experts are getting ready to go. Originally from Florence, Ilaria now lives in Ireland where she is studying for a PhD at the university of Galway. As reported by the Itali...

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:00pm Off-campus: 11th & 45th (exact address given to those who RSVP). Join the Italian Club for an evening of food and fun! We will prepare a four-course meal, including antipasti, carne e pasta, and un dolce (dessert). The Club will provide ingredients and all necessary dishes - all you need to bring is energy and an...

It’s been three years since Spaghetty Western (10690 Southern Highlands Pkwy., spaghettywestern.com) opened its doors in the Southern Highlands area. Since that time, it’s gone from a simple counter trattoria to an expanded room with full dining service and a cool little neighborhood bar. As busy as this place is, some people still don’t understand...

È appena partita la campagna di raccolta fondi per “Your Italian Homecoming Experience – Il passato prende vita” – il nuovo progetto del Museo del Cognome creato in collaborazione con Bella Italia Genealogy, due piccole e uniche realtà della Campania, da anni impegnate nel campo della genealogia, che hanno unito le forze e partiranno il prossimo fe...

Taormina serves the timeless cuisine of Southern Sicily with contemporary style and flair. Inspired by the authentic flavors of Taormina, a seaside village in Sicily. Executive Chef Hiro Mimura pairs fresh pastas with the highest quality seafoods and meats unspoiled by heavy sauces, Sicilian style pastas are dressed in pure, extra virgin olive...

Last year was a special dining occasion for me; 2016 marked a decade of writing about Las Vegas restaurants. After eating so much fantastic food in so many electric environments on and off the Strip, the years start to blur together, but the restaurants don't. Certain dishes and flavors will forever stand out in my mind.   One of my most mem...

Over the summer, Luigi De Nunzio's 'Al Boccalino' restaurant was moved a block away from its decades-long home near the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Claiming negative impacts from ongoing construction on the Viaduct replacement tunnel and the seawall project, De Nunzio was frequently interviewed leading up to the relocation. He said business had dried...

Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls opens a new exhibit this Friday, "Rome: Military Genius & Mighty Machines". The Italian artisan created exhibit showcases the early culture and engineering created by the Roman Empire. Visitors learn how 2,000 year old technologies are still applied to how we live today.   Inventions such as pile...

It's not a bit of brilliant, new, 21st-century insight that movies are in the business of selling dreams made to seem real. The perspective is as old as cinema itself, and sometimes, the more outlandish the dream and the more outrageous the film version of reality; the better the results.   But once in a while a film comes along that turns t...

One culinary upside of living in a town full of expatriates is the cross-section of regional delicacies available in the Las Vegas Valley. But two of the northeast corridor's favorite sandwiches, the Newark Italian hot dog and Philadelphia roast pork, have proven fairly elusive — rarely attempted and almost never done properly. Fortunately for...