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My thoughts on eating meatballs outside one's home are well-documented, and they are not mild. The spirit of my last meatball-focused story together with my meatball-eating philosophy would seem to predict utter failure for all future meatball spots to come. This one, though, promises to be different. The Sicilian Butcher is the latest restaurant...

Nestled between running rivers and snow-capped mountains, Portland is home to some of the best microbreweries, coffeehouses and legendary restaurants on the West Coast. However, there's one restaurant in particular that stands out — and according to The Daily Meal, it's Nostrana, an authentic Italian restaurant located in the heart of Oregon's larg...

Wondering what will take the place of Salute Trattoria Italiana at Red Rock Resort. Chef and restaurateur Scott Conant plans to open Masso Osteria in the space next year. The frequent judge on Chopped doesn’t plan to make many changes to the space. “The bones are amazing and the kitchen is gorgeous. It’s a very solid space to work from. So from a d...

It’s expected to fetch $1.3 million when it goes under the hammer in Arizona next month. The Ferrari F12 was a fabulous supercar in practically every way, but that didn’t stop the Italian automaker from improving on near-perfection. The result was the ferocious F12 tdf named after the Tour de France and the legendary 250 GT Berlinetta Tour de Franc...

Quando: Sab 3 Mar 2018 Dalle 15:00 alle 17:00 - Dove: Green Valley Library, Henderson, NV - Organizzato da : Casa Italiana di Las Vegas In collaborazione con : Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles, Green Valley Library - Ingresso : Libero Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaborazione con l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles e Green Vall...

The Portland Timbers have named Giovanni Savarese as the club’s head coach entering the 2018 MLS season. Savarese, the third head coach in the club’s MLS history, brings over 25 years of professional experience as a player and coach to the Timbers organization, most recently serving as the head coach and sporting director of the New York Cosmos whe...

Six-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee superstar entertainer Lady Gaga will bring her one-of-a-kind talent and creativity to the stage at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas beginning in December 2018. On the heels of a year that included a stunning Super Bowl performance and a wildly celebrated sold-out...

CAT scans are revealing more information about life in Pompeii, an ancient Italian city buried under the volcanic ash of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The findings are the focus of a new exhibit at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix. Sari Custer is the Vice President of Curiosity. She says the scans reveal fascinating facts about the people and envi...

The Calamari Sisters, Delphine and Carmela, return in The Calamari Sisters’ Clam Bake from Dec. 21 through Jan. 21. at the Herberger Theater, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. Returning to the Valley after the previous show’s successful run, cooking with the Calamari Sisters is a comedic musical based on Italian dishes, according to a press release.

Imagine taking a class trip to Italy without having to leave the classroom. Three Ph.D. students in the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching program made it possible with the help of virtual reality. Margherita Berti, Stefano Maranzana and Jake Monzingo hosted an event Tuesday, Nov. 28 that allowed undergraduate students enrolled in Italian 101...

Festa della Befana is on Sunday, January 7, 2018. The Festa begins at 2:30pm and is open to children ages 3 to 10 years old. This treasured annual event is presented by the Amici d’Italia, Sons of Italy Vancouver, and the Tuscan Association of Oregon The Festa will be in Carvlin Hall at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, SE 16th and Division Street i...

Quartiere has opened in the Tempe space once home to neighborhood standby Riazzi's Italian Garden. The new restaurant has been simmering Bolognese and cutting fresh pasta since last Tuesday.  Owner Erick Geryol says that Quartiere aims to update the old breed of Italian that Riazzi’s was cooking. Geryol has a hand in three other Valley restaurants....