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One of the most buzzed-about restaurant openings of the next few months is Carbone, which is slated to open its doors in Aria in October. The restaurant is a spinoff of the popular Greenwich Village restaurant of the same name, which is known for its Italian-American cuisine and tableside preparations, and which was a finalist for the James Beard a...

By Al Mancini   When Marcello Mauro and his parents broke ground on his new restaurant on January 26, it signified a passing of the torch. When Marcello was still in high school, his parents, Nora and Gino, handled the day-to-day operations of the original 12-seat Nora's Italian Cuisinewhich opened in 1991.   Today, Nora and Gino are...

Italy is full of surprises. Take Foligno, a pre-Roman riverside town in Umbria, which is traditionally famous for its olive harvest and quaint farmhouses. This same town serves as the Italian headquarters of the Umbra Group, a global champion supplier of quality precision hardware used in the aerospace, industrial and biomedical industries. Founded...

By Christine Young Monsignor Joseph Mayo's recent assignment as pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish prompted Marianne Fratto Brunatti and her sister, Diane Fratto Chase, both parishioners of the parish, to find the family history book and, in particular, a photograph of the Italians who immigrated to Utah from Grimaldi, Italy during the early...

The USA Men's Senior National Team opened up their three game series with the Italian National Team battling to a 10-10 tie earlier today at Newport Harbor High School. Italy battled back from second half deficits of 8-4 and 10-7 to force the draw.   John Mann (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC) and Bret Bonanni(Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford...

Station Casinos LLC is partnering with 11-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani to open three new restaurants in spring 2015.   New eateries include Slice House by Tony Gemignani and the award-winning Pizza Rock, both joining Green Valley Ranch Resort, and Little Tony's, a new Italian concept opening at Palace Station.   Read more...

If you're Italian at heart, you and your family won't want to miss the San Gennaro Feast in Las Vegas because it is the biggest event since Sinatra came to town. It might be called an annual festival, but lucky us, they hold it twice a year because once is just not enough.   Held Sept. 9-14, 2014, it features mouth-drooling international foo...

The Las Vegas countdown to Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday got uncorked this weekend with a burst of nostalgia.   Comedy legend Jerry Lewis booked a table Saturday to hear British crooner Matt Goss sing Sinatra classics at Caesars Palace. Friday would have been Sinatra's 99th birthday. Lewis, who turns 89 in March, was reunited with Dean Mart...

L'esperienza nell'integrazione della Google Apps e i numerosi progetti di successo con clienti di rilevanza internazionale hanno permesso a Noovle di aggiudicarsi il premio Partner of the Year 2015 per la categoria Google Apps in occasione dell'evento Google TeamWork 2016 di Las Vegas, dove i principali partner mondiali si riuniscono per discutere...

By Laura Hahnefeld   Arcadia's Gaslight Square is already home to Crudo, chef Cullen Campbell's place of modern Italian cuisine. And Beckett's Table, where chef Justin Beckett serves seasonal American eating, is just a parking lot away. But come September, the bustling strip mall, at the corner of Indian School Road and 36th Street in East P...

Something about tradition makes food taste better—and Italians know that better than anyone else. The Italian-American Civic League Steak Fry is a charmingly old-fashioned event that's been held yearly for the past 35 years. It's a chance for families and friends to come together, share food and reminisce about the old days. It's also a way to wel...

Thursday , January 29th, 2015 early afternoon at the laboratories of Global Good-Intellectual Ventures the ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting will take place.   The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email seattle@issnaf.org or call Lorenzo Giacani at +...