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"Ciao Italia" TV cooking show host Mary Ann Esposito in her new book starts at the beginning of her award-winning recipes, at the very beginning, in her garden. Her new book, "Ciao Italia: Plant, Harvest, Cook," which was published Nov. 15, tells how to create a successful garden, letting readers in on her and her husband Guy's secrets and tips the...

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, the Italian-American service organization, is dedicated to helping local students maximize their talent and potential through educational pursuits. In the 49 years since the chapter began, the organization has offered scholarships to graduating high school seniors. This year, the chapter will be offering...

Let us start by saying that a few towns will make you fall in love with Sorrento, an enchanting place embraced by the sea, not too far from Naples. A city with an extraordinary landscape overlooking the sea in a truly unmissable natural setting lost between sky and sea. In addition, it possesses a millenary history since its origins date back to th...

If I close my eyes, I can vividly recall the emotions, aromas, and flavors of the various holidays from my childhood both in Italy and Philadelphia, to which I immigrated as a child. For Italians, holidays make up an important part of the family fabric and traditions that define us. Although I am enamored with all the holidays, my favorite has alwa...

In June 2021, mutual friends introduced Marianna Gatto — the executive director and cofounder of The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) — to Harvard-educated lawyer, law professor, and Pueblo, CO native Fred Galves. A year prior, Galves had been hired by the city of Pueblo to serve as the mediator when tensions surrounding the city’s hi...

What: Cucina BellaWhere: 9660 East Alameda AvenueWhen: Open 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and Sunday, 3 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday for brunch. It will also be open on Mondays starting the week of December 5.For more info: Visit cucinabelladenver.comWhat we saw: In a strip mall on East Alameda Aven...

Fendi has just recently opened its first United States flagship store, located in the heart of Miami’s Design District. This is great news for national consumers, as well as Miami locals. Fendi’s flagship store is a synonymous representation of the Fashion House and its commitment to quality, tradition, and creative experimentalism. Fendi’s Miami D...

We have always spoken of Sicily as a land at the center of the world, a crossroads of cultures and peoples. For millennia, Sicily has been home to diverse peoples, who have graced it with art, monuments, roads, aristocratic villas, and theaters, but also with customs, lifestyles, and foods from all over the world. This proliferation of different cu...

For many people taking a trip to Europe in the winter is all about visiting the many and diverse Christmas markets. They’re the best place to get a feel for the local traditions, sample the local delicacies, and see the work of local artisans. Italy’s regional diversity also means that the Christmas market in each location will be full of surprises...

If you’re looking for a place to wear your boogie shoes, you need to check out Apt. Disco tucked in the upstairs of a building on Detroit’s east side. The new cocktail bar is located above its sister bar Lost River on Mack Avenue, and held a soft opening on Dec. 2. The theme of the bar is in the name: It’s an Italian disco bar that plays music from...

At the foot of Mount Etna in Sicily's ancient city of Catania, utility Enel has begun work on a giant factory with the ambition of helping to end China's dominance of the solar market and to galvanise Italy's under-developed south. The project to expand the capacity of Enel's (ENEI.MI) 3Sun plant 15-fold is especially relevant as the European Union...

A beautiful artistic performance, supported by the power of words, has been taking the stage at Club Fugazi in San Francisco since late 2021. And is here to stay. Dear San Francisco: A High-Flying Love Story is the name of a show that intentionally brings acrobatics, arts, and reflection together and gives an experience like no other. It takes plac...