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In the season of funnel cakes, fried bacon and elephant ears, you'll find us lining up for a more Italian fried snack. Panzerotti come from Puglia, the country's Southeastern heel, and are commonly described as mini, deep-fried calzones. Think of them as crescent-shaped Pizza Rolls, only better.   The city's first proper taste of panzerotti...

Since Borders in Redmond Town Center (RTC) closed almost five and a half years ago, the space had remained vacant. This has recently changed with the opening of Ducati Redmond. The elevator and stairs of the space were removed and the Italian motorcycle dealership — which had its grand opening on Saturday — has taken over the first floor of th...

The Scottsdale City Council has approved plans to demolish most of the upscale shopping center known as The Borgata and replace it with condominiums.   Built in 1981 to resemble an Italian village, the Borgata is considered a Scottsdale landmark. But on Monday, the City Council signed off on a general plan amendment and rezoning to allow th...

by Michael Kiefer   From big-city Rome to small-town Umbria, you can't walk 40 feet without passing an Italian cafe with an array of panini laid out in a case. They may be squarely set in crustless white bread (cut diagonally like Mom did); eclair-size torpedo-shaped rolls or crusty rectangles that look like leavened matzoh, sandwichi...

This city's population enjoys pizza -- like most Americans -- so the fast-growing Marco's Pizza franchise is seeking entrepreneurs who want a piece of this hot market. Prime locations are available. Boise was ranked No. 27 on Forbes 2015 List of Best Places for Business and Careers. With the main industries of technology, tourism, mining and f...

by Nathalie Daum   Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce that shareholder, Dominic P. Gentile, has been appointed as Honorary Consul for the Republic of Italy. Gentile will be working closely with the Consulate General office in Los Angeles. Gentile is chairman of the firm's Government Investigations & Business Crimes Department. He...

By Mauro Battocchi   I'm honored to introduce you to Giuliana Cosentino Marple. She is a native Italian and is currently a full-time teaching faculty in the Department of Languages and Literature at the University of Utah where she completed her Masters degree in Foreign Language Teaching. She teaches Italian, Italian literature and history...

If you build it, they might not necessarily come. But if you build it in a place virtually devoid of competitors, the odds are a lot better. In November 2012, Luciano's began serving handmade Italian food in a rather secluded spot on the Boise Bench, off Orchard near Fred Meyer — in an area where restaurants are few and far between.   Read...

"Alberi che camminano", il documentario diretto da Mattia Colombo, scritto insieme ad Erri De Luca, che indaga il rapporto antico che lega l'uomo al legno, approda negli Stati Uniti.   Dopo il successo ottenuto al Festival dei Popoli di Firenze il film è stato selezionato per competere a Slamdance, il prestigioso festival dedicato al cinema...

by Susan Stapleton   The worlds of Buca di Beppo and buffets collide when Buca Café Italiano debuts at Bally's Las Vegas today. All day long, from breakfast to dinner, pick up the traditional Italian dishes Buca is known for along with different buffets all day long.   Robert Earl, chairman and CEO of Planet Hollywood International is...

On Saturday, July 25, the Ukiah Sons of Italy will be hosting a dinner and dance benefit featuring popular local band Will Siegel & Friends, with all proceeds going to support the Ukiah Senior Center. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. in Bartlett Hall at 495 Leslie St. in Ukiah, with the dance to follow from 7 to 10 p.m.   Sons of Ital...

by Darin Moriki   The owner of Hawaii's sole Russo's Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen in Ewa Beach is looking to open up at least two additional locations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big island over the next 12 to 18 months. "With Hawaii's growing economy and room on the islands for more of our authentic Italian options, the state offers access...