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A popular long-time Italian restaurateur is opening a new restaurant in Plano in a location he knows very well. The new restaurant is Mangia Bistro, and it's from Artur Pira, owner of the exceptional Aboca's Italian Grill in Richardson. Mangia will open at 508 14th St., right off US-75, in a space that was previously home to Paesano's Ristorante, w...

The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day & Italian Heritage Month Parade Committee honored James A. Corino, Ed. D. on September 21st by presenting him with the Belleville Man of the Year award at the annual Honoree Dinner at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville. For forty years, the Heritage Committee has been committed to preserving and celebrating Italia...

In Rome they're called pastarelle, technically they are mignon pasties, but in any case we are talking about the Sunday dessert par excellence, a tray full of small delights to share with friends and relatives at the end of the meal. With a vintage look and taste, traditional desserts in Italy are varied, from fragrant biscuits to enjoy with a fin...

A new restaurant opening Wednesday on the Upper West Side serves a brownstone dinner party vibe alongside classic Italian cuisine. Osteria Accademia will welcome customers for the first time at 646 Amsterdam Ave., between 91st and 92nd streets, in the former home of shuttered Italian eatery Scarlatto. The eatery is run by restaurateur Huseyin Ozer,...

When: Tue, 10/18/2022 at 6:30pm - Where: Casa Italiana Zerilli - Marimò - What: A lecture by Massimo Di Gioacchino, Tiro a Segno Visiting Professor in Italian American Studies at NYU For the millions of Italian immigrants who arrived in the United States between the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the religious life of the American m...

Palermo is a beautiful city in Sicily that, every year, thousands of tourists fall in love with: famous for its artistic and cultural beauties and for its street food based on typical Sicilian products, the city preserves a more unique than rare village. We are talking about Borgo Parrini, a hamlet of Partinico (just outside Palermo), a village ins...

A bunch of big-name restaurateurs are planning ambitious DC ventures—from Stephen Starr and Nancy Silverton’s Italian emporium in Georgetown to an offshoot of Keith McNally’s Minetta Tavern near Union Market. But there’s only one splashy project that comes with a pool, and it belongs to Bourbon Steak restaurateur Michael Mina and DC developer Roads...

This year’s festival was a big success with groups traveling in on buses from Connecticut and Massachusetts. The day began with the Padre Pio Garden being blessed by Farther Flavio. This garden was built last year with the help of Spirit of Hope of Johnston. The garden is circular, about 30-feet diameter, with a custom steal sculpture of Padre Pio....

RENTING AN INFLATABLE MOTORBOAT AND cruising the Baunei Coast is a great way to enjoy the many pristine beaches, electric-blue waters, and snorkeling areas that make this corner of Sardinia such a summertime destination. Most boaters, however, zip right past Grotta del Fico. This 800,000-year-old coastal cave system, which winds through a sheer lim...

A local favorite restaurant, Little Italy, opened new doors in Harrisonburg on Friday. Sisters Sandra Diaz-Hernandez and Brenda Ayala are the restaurant owners and said this expansion is a continuation of her family’s long legacy in the restaurant industry. “This is a family thing,” Diaz-Hernandez said. “This is something that we know what we’re do...

The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America wishes you all a happy Italian Heritage Month! We invite you to celebrate with us this month in attending the world premiere of “Red Sauce: An Italian American Culinary Journey”. The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America is thrilled to announce the premiere of Red Sauce: An...

Great variety, international or indigenous vines and of course excellent quality: Veneto is a guarantee-and an excellence-when it comes to wine. A fortunate combination of very varied climate and soils, combined with a passion that has ancient origins, make Veneto one of the most productive wine regions in Italy. Here you can find world famous prod...