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Two new restaurant concepts are coming to downtown Phoenix this summer. Both will be within an easy walking distance to Talking Stick Resort Arena and Chase Field. Mancuso's Restaurants said earlier this month that it was relocating its Scottsdale restaurant, Bobby's (which closed April 30) to the Collier Center along Jefferson between Se...

Address: Downtown Summerlin, 10940 Rosemary Park Drive Phone: 702-259-6025 Status: Open Monday through Thursday from 4 to 11 p.m., Friday from 4 to 11 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.   Maggiano's Little Italy doubles down on Las Vegas with a second location. The oversized 9,732-square-foot Downtown...

The west-side's popular pizza and wings joint Bianchi's Italian is moving up, literally. The Tucson staple is adding a second location up north, in the former home of Marana's sprawling The Steak Out restaurant. Owner Vincent Bianchi says the new spot at 3640 W. Tangerine Road will feature the same menu as the original, with fast-casual servic...

by Michela Tartaglia   "Promoting Italian culture through our common passion for food, literature, art, design, film, theater, dance, language and music": Il Punto!, the new Italian cultural center in Seattle has a simple, direct and strong mission. The name chosen for this organization says it all: "Il Punto!", Italian for "the Point", wan...

Three memorial and celebration events are planned next week for Paulina D. Megale Beard, whose family is sharing this remembrance: "Heaven just got a whole lot better. Paulina Domenica Megale Beard ("Nonni") 90, of Seattle, passed away June 22, 2016 at home, surrounded by family.   Paulina was born in Coos Bay, Oregon to Italian immigra...

By Mauro Battocchi In the city of Salt Lake City, the Italian language is alive and kicking. Take, for example, these two students below from the University of Utah. Italian has truly opened doors in their scholastic and personal lives and, as you can tell from their video interviews, they are very enthusiastic about this special language.  ...

Sunday is our historic annual BBQ at the Club. Please help us celebrate the reopening of the Club's outdoor patio and bocce ball courts. It has been many years since we've been able to use the patio. Our president, Angelo Cassaro along with Jimmy Gerard and Ben Spano have pulled out all the stops to insure that this is a memorable event.   T...

Real Salt Lake returns from its lengthy road trip to Rio Tinto Stadium with next week's U.S. Open Cup match June 14 against third-division Wilmington. The club will also christen the renovated stadium pitch with its first-ever friendly against an Italian power.   Series A's Inter Milan will visit RSL and Rio Tinto Stadium on July 19 at...

Seattle's Italian-American community is running a full page ad in The Seattle Times Monday as part of its new effort to counter the city's newly created Indigenous People's Day. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to sign the measure replacing Columbus Day with the new commemoration Monday.   Read more   Source: http://mynorthwest.com...

One of the biggest restaurant openings of the year on the Strip, Carbone effortlessly fulfills its promise to provide a distinctive experience. The building blocks that come together to make it unique—dramatic design, warm service, favorite Italian-American foods, tableside service for several dishes—can be found at a handful of other Vegas eaterie...

Mākena Beach & Golf Resort welcomes back Castello Banfi Winery for a seven course Winery of the Month dinner on Saturday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Molokini Bar & Grille.    The wine dinner will pair the internationally-acclaimed wines of Castello Banfi, as well as other wines from the Banfi Vintners portfolio, with a special...

Gli Stati Uniti, si sa, sono pieni di città dai nomi italiane, di solito sorte durante la prima grande emigrazione italiana della seconda metà del 1800. Ci sono decine di Firenze, o Florence, Napoli, alcune Venezia o Venice, e persino una Parma, nell'Ohio.   Anche Modena ha le sue gemelle americane, in Pennsylvania, nel Wisconsin, o nello st...