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From September 25th to November 13rd, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is please to offer eight episodes of IL CONTAFAVOLE (Teller of Tales), a fun new series from the beloved Italian childrens’ theater company, Teatro Verde, created exclusively for IIC SF for KIDS as a co-production of The Italian Cultural Institutes of San Francisc...

Over the past five years, San Diego’s Milano Five Group has made a name for itself with hyper-authentic Milanese food at its popular Ambrogio15 pizzerias in Pacific Beach, Little Italy and, now, Del Mar. But Semola, the latest restaurant from two Milano Five co-founders, Andrea Burrone and Giacomo Pizzigoni, is Milanese, by way of South America, th...

One, two, three lives, across many wine regions and the motherland. Simply put, Lorenzo Forbice is “the man who removes smoke taint from wine after fire seasons.” However, his life has been much more than wine. After an early career in physical therapy, Lorenzo changed path and started working for winemakers in Europe, South America, and the US. As...

Giusti’s Place in Walnut Grove, whether reached by vehicle or by a short walk from the nearby boat dock, was a must-stop for visitors to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region for over 100 years. Giusti’s, in its fourth generation of family ownership, had called the historic Miller Ferry Saloon building in Walnut Grove its home since 1912. Visitor...

If you love Italian food, you won't want to miss "Festa Italiana", planned for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18 in Downtown Chico City Plaza. It's hosted by the Sons and Daughters of Italy - Vincenzo Bellini Lodge. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Butte County Office of Emergency Management for Evacuation Support. There will be...

Parte di una serie di conversazioni tra professionisti di vari settori e studenti universitari di italiano. Relatore di questo incontro: Federico Massimo Ceschin, Presidente Nazionale di SIMTUR (Societa' Italiana Professionisti della Mobilita' e del Turismo Sostenibile). In italiano. Zoom Meeting ID: 95204638944

Is Culver City’s new Etta an Italian restaurant? In a way, but don’t start thinking it’s all giant meatballs and spaghetti. “We don’t need the red and white tablecloths,” says chef/owner Danny Grant, “I’ve got my grandma’s for that kind of stuff.” Grant and his What If Syndicate group out of Chicago are betting big on Etta as a comfortable Californ...

A fire-pocked pizza hits a patio table at The Rose Venice, but tomato sauce and cheese are nowhere in sight. Instead, the base is bright yellow miso corn purée and a rosy seared bluefin tuna mountain rises up in the center, topped with towering shaved scallion wisps. Chef Jason Neroni takes a spoon and levels the savory mound, spreading what is bas...

FIOR D’ ITALIA CLOSED ITS doors in May 2012 to sad howls from the San Francisco culinary community. The restaurant was already venerable by then: For 126 years, it had served plates of pasta and veal to presidents and Pavarotti. It wasn’t a bad run for a place that got its start at a brothel in 1886.  But San Francisco only went without Fior D’ Ita...

September 11, 2021 - November 7, 2021. Reception: Saturday, September 11, 5pm-7pm. Marin MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art - 500 Palm Drive, Novato, California. Iconic portraits that offer a fresh take on an ancient medium. Exhibit Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors 65+ and students 13-25; free for members. To ensure a comfortable visit w...

Meet Petrini’s Italian Napoletana Pizza, 5262 Katella Ave., in Los Alamitos. Ciao! It’s “truly” Italian Pizza that’s an over-the-top taste-appealing experience. For the “Connoisseur” of Italian foods, this is the place to order pizza that’s cooked by Pizzaiolo (Chef de Cuisine) and Owner Gene Pietrini and Head Pizza Master son Landon Pietrini, in a...

With things finally opening up in our communities, we are happy to see people out and about (taking prop-er precautions, of course). At Amici House, we are excited to reopen and bring back our diverse programs. This month provides a variety of events and initiatives for you to engage with your community and give back to our causes that benefit the...