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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...

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...