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The much-anticipated Sopra opened Wednesday on the second floor of Paravicini's Italian Bistro in Old Colorado City. "This is a place where I can play with food and have fun creating dishes that are a little different from what we serve in Paravicini's," said Franco Pisani, owner of both eateries. "It's a spot where customers can have a cocktail an...

Nel 2016 gli Stati Uniti hanno guadagnato la terza posizione, dopo Francia e Germania, tra le destinazioni delle esportazioni italiane di cosmetici con una notevole crescita del 24,4% rispetto al 2015 e un valore pari a 406 milioni di euro. Questo valore rappresenta l'87,6% delle esportazioni nell'area Nafta (Canada, Messico e Stati Uniti). Le perf...

Taking over the space formerly home to Bellino Trattoria Siciliana in the Pearl District, Nicoletta & Beppe’s is getting ready to roll out its first manicotti with a preview party on July 6, followed by dinners with limited menus each night this weekend. On July 11, the restaurant will officially throw open the doors to serve lunch and dinner Tuesd...

If you love Italian food and music, you’re in for a treat at Arcosanti’s Italian Night event on July 8. The well-known “urban laboratory,” founded in the 1970s by Paolo Soleri, is the venue for the evening. This Arcosanti tradition celebrates the heritage of Soleri, who was born in Torino, Italy, and features a special meal served outdoors under th...

Their structures are still standing more than 1,500 years after the last centurion snuffed it: now the Romans’ secret of durable marine concrete has finally been cracked. The Roman recipe – a mix of volcanic ash, lime (calcium oxide), seawater and lumps of volcanic rock – held together piers, breakwaters and harbours. Moreover, in contrast to moder...

Adia Barnes continues to dominate the recruiting trail. The Arizona head coach reeled in another highly-touted recruit this week, as five-star international prospect Valeria Trucco committed to the Wildcats. The 6-foot-3 forward becomes the second five-star recruit in UA’s 2018 class, along with 6-foot-2 forward Cate Reese, who is the No. 12 prospe...

Italian giant Eni has submitted its proposal to the Bureau of Ocean Management (BOEM) for a drilling program offshore Alaska, from the man-made island, Spy Island Drillsite (SID) in the Beaufort Sea. Eni’s proposed exploration plan (EP) is for the exploratory drilling of the company’s Nikaitchuq North Project, consisting of four exploration wells,...

Celebrated chef and restaurateur Tomaso Maggiore launched his first restaurant in the Valley in 1977. Four decades later, he opened his latest venture, Tomaso’s When in Rome. The new 5,000-square-foot restaurant is on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Pinnacle Peak roads in north Scottsdale. It's the first spinoff of Tomaso’s Italian Restauran...

The path to Third Avenue and Main Street has been anything but straight for a sculpture that will be installed there as a tribute to the community’s Italian heritage. “A Farmer’s Prayer” was unanimously accepted into the city’s public arts collection by the Walla Walla City Council on Wednesday. The bronze statue, created by Walla Walla Valley a...

The Italian Heritage Collection at the Dorothea and Henry H. Hood Local History Center, Citizens Library, Washington, is seeking the donation of program books from the Washington County Italian Heritage Festivals held in the 1980s in downtown Washington. The program books, about 70 pages in length, were given out free and included stories about loc...

Cassano’s Grocery is looking to move to a smaller location to keep its authentic feel and to move closer to what the restaurant originally was. The local grocery store has been a staple in Spokane for many years since its opening in the 1920s. It was a hub of Italian food and atmosphere for everyone in the area. Cassano’s Grocery is located at 2002...

To drill down to the secret of Tony Caputo’s success as a food purveyor extraordinaire, go back more than 30 years to a time when he was working for his old high school friend Sam Granato at Granato’s importing business. Tony was in his early 30s, raising two young sons, Matt and Peter, with his wife, Mary, while slicing salami and working the deli...