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Possibly the unlikeliest customer of all became the first person to legally buy marijuana in Alaska's largest city. Anna Ercoli, 81, pulled into Arctic Herbery's small parking lot at 8:30 a.m., 3 ½ hours before the store was to open and become the first legal retail marijuana store in Anchorage.   She was waiting at the store when owner Bryant Th...

by Providence Cicero   When Travis Rosenthal took over the Italian restaurant Panevino on Broadway, he might have renamed it Tarantella, continuing the dance theme he established with his Spanish restaurant Tango and his rum bar, Rumba. Instead he chose Corretto, after the booze-bolstered shot of espresso that Italians call caffé corretto —...

Whether you want to speak Italian for travel or personal enrichment, our classes are a great way to learn la bella lingua. And our classes cover the full range of proficiency levels from beginning to advanced. Beginning Italian classes introduce you to basic vocabulary and expressions used in everyday situations. Beginning lessons cover how t...

by Tonya Russo Hamilton   Bill and Carol Sansone started LivingItalian in 2012, intent on sharing their years of experience living, working, and traveling independently throughout Italy.   Almost 40 years ago, they decided to explore the regional cultures, traditions, food and history of southern Italy where all of their grandparents...

Immigrants from Italy, the Lipparelli family settled in Elko and embodied the American Dream. Through hard work and determination, members of the family became business owners, educators and professionals in Elko and around the state.   Sositinio "Sam" and Argentina Lipparelli immigrated to America from Italy in the early 20th century. Their...

Brock Radke Onda had secretly been one of the better Italian restaurants on the Strip, a warm, golden-hued room with solid cuisine set deep inside the Mirage since it opened in 1989. Then last year, it began an equally quiet transition into something new, bringing on a new chef and a much more streamlined menu of what appear to be classic, familia...

By Kim Himstreet   Portland Opera's 50th anniversary season will conclude on Saturday Aug. 1 with a celebration featuring a street fair and free outdoor simulcast of their final production of Gaetano Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love." While opera and a street fair might seem like an unusual pairing, Portland Opera ties it all together wi...

Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Great Food, Fun and entertainment at our annual Columbus Day dinner/dance Doors open at 6:00, Dinner at 7:30 Antipasto Buffet Beef, Chicken, Fish Desserts provided by Carmine's NYC Dondino Mark Giovi and the Tap House All Star Band Special Guests - Attend Event   Italian American...

by Lauren Saria   He's already changed the way America thinks about pizza, and now, nearly three decades after he opened his first restaurant, chef Chris Bianco will focus on something new. "My dream was always to do a little trattoria, to put as much emphasis on pasta as we did on pizza in the past," Bianco says.   That's why in...

by Katrina Valcourt   Philippe Padovani calls himself the Donald Trump of chocolate. "I shake up this town. That's my French part," he says. Outspoken, brazen and with an impressive résumé spanning 45 years in the food industry, Padovani has achieved worldwide recognition as a chef and founding member of Hawai'i Regional Cuisine.  ...

Later this month, Scottsdale residents will get a new destination for European cuisine when Sonata's Restaurant opens at 10050 North Scottsdale Road, south of the intersection of Scottsdale Road and Shea Boulevard. The restaurant will serve dishes from Lithuanian, German, Polish, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish, French, Irish, and other Euro...

You are invited to a special reception honoring Roberto Dal Bosco, artist of the Italian video installation of The Supper of Saint Gregory The Great, currently on exhibit at The Leonardo.    Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014 Time: 6:00 – 8:00Pm Special Guests Of Honor Include: Roberto Dal Bosco, Artist  Mauro Battocchi, Consul...