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Italian Fall Harvest Demo class at the Culinary Center in Lincoln City from 11AM – 2PM. Celebrate the fall harvest Italian-style...using local ingredients. And we'll pair up the dishes with Italian wines! Cost: $55, includes wine pairing and meal. FMI Chef Sharon Wiest at 541-557-1125, 800-452-2151.   Source: http://traveloregon.com

What do Seattle's best restaurants have in common? If you’ve eaten at Ba Bar, Bar del Corso, Bar Sajor, Barjot, Belle Epicurean, Bitterroot BBQ, the Blind Pig Bistro or the Boat Street Cafe, you’ve eaten Merlino Foods — and that’s just a few highlights from the B’s. The printout of their customer list is half an inch thick.   Merlino’s — tha...

Spring break is a perfect time to take a trip with friends. Most people I chat with are headed somewhere beautiful and warm, like California or Mexico. I almost feel left out, but then I remember... I'm going to Italy for spring break!   Le Nonne is literally two minutes from my apartment. All I have to do is drive, park and walk in the door...

On Sunday, erectile January 8th from 2:30 to 4pm BIS-Biblioteca Italiana Seattle and Il Punto! will be welcoming you with a special kids event: "La Befana". In the Italian tradition, la Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on the Epiphany Eve (night of Jan. 5th). This old woman looks more like a witch, but a good...

The spirit of Michelangelo's "Pieta" sculpture is being felt this Easter weekend thousands of miles away from Vatican City - outside a Phoenix charity's dining hall. St. Vincent de Paul executive director Steve Zabilski said he expects more people than usual to sit before a replica of one of the Italian artist's most famous works.   Read mo...

Italian sausage, herbs, wine – lots of wine – and the Lazzarone secret family ingredient were just a few things Gina Lazzarone was cooking up early Sunday for the annual Eldorado Great Italian Festival in downtown Reno.   Her grandmother's sauce has been a tradition in the festival's sauce-cookers competition, and after 33 years, it finally...

Take I-5 South toward Portland, Ore. Once in Portland, do yourself a scenic favor and ride into downtown via the Fremont Bridge. It’s majestic. Other transportation options include the train, which has wonderful scenic views in the daytime. Plus the architecture and interiors of the Seattle and Portland stations are a sight to see.   For mor...

Corrado "Joe" Manfredi, the owner of Manfredi Auto Group, died Saturday in Florida, a friend and longtime business associate confirmed. He was 77. Born in Mola di Bari, Italy, Manfredi moved to New York City and trained at Brooklyn Automotive. After working as a mechanic and service manager for six years, he launched the Manfredi Auto Mall in...

by Italian Club of Salt Lake   While many were enjoying their holidays over the last few weeks, cialis our wonderful Director and ICSL President, click Giuliana Marple, remedy spent her time volunteering and providing aid to the earthquake-struck regions of Central Italy. This past Fall, the regions of Umbria and Marches were rocked with a...

John Arena started making pizzas professionally in 1967, at age 13, in his family's pizzeria in New York. He and his cousin Sam Facchini came to Las Vegas from New York in 1980, driving a borrowed car. They had freshly minted college degrees — Arena's in communications, Facchini's in accounting — but they'd end up opening a pizzeria; all they had,...

It's not a bit of brilliant, new, 21st-century insight that movies are in the business of selling dreams made to seem real. The perspective is as old as cinema itself, and sometimes, the more outlandish the dream and the more outrageous the film version of reality; the better the results.   But once in a while a film comes along that turns t...

For 32 years, the Eldorado has brought the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to downtown Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. The festival, held each year over Columbus Day weekend, is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions.   Set for October 12 and 13, the festival transforms downtown Reno into Little Italy with a gra...