NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

Although the heart of Napa Valley food is Italian, a number of favorite Italian family restaurants have closed of late, notably Villa Romano and Ca’ Momi here, Bosko’s and D’Amici in Calistoga. Now Calistoga is getting a new Italian restaurant that promises to restore that missing food and ambience. Mangia Mi is coming to the back half of the old A...

The idea behind it is that of an Italian-style 'street party': a 5-kilometre mini-marathon open to all, "to gather around June 2 and our flag all the communities in the area." In an interview with LaPresse, Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles – a city home to some historic Italian communities as well as to the new ‘immigrants', ma...

When the annual I Madonnari street-painting festival returns to the Old Mission this weekend after two years of operating online, participants and attendees will celebrate more than just la dolce vita, Santa Barbara–style. From its beginning, this iconic expression of collective effervescence has had its roots in the year-round activities of the Ch...

Poor House Bistro & Little Italy San Jose hope you will join us and officially celebrate our partnership and Italian Independence Day on Sunday June 5th. Tickets are $10 and include a fantastic lineup of Jazz, Italian, and Zydeco music, a Full Bar and Italian & New Orleans food. Jay Meduri and Poor House have been the go-to venue for Live Music in...

Enjoy an evening watching the 2021 National League West Division champs with their record 107 wins for the season beating out the dreadful Dodgers. Seats are located in Premium Lower Box Section 126. Price per ticket is $55 and it includes an Italian Heritage T-Shirt. To book your seats please contact the Museo ItaloAmericano at info@sfmuseo.org or...

The 37-year-old is leaving after 17 years with Juve and, after his final home match, suggested he is likely to leave Europe. Chiellini has won nine Serie A titles with Juve as well as the Coppa Italia on five occasions. He also reached the Champions League final twice. He has made 560 appearances for the Bianconeri, which places him third behind Al...

ITALIAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE FILM: THE VILLAGE – Life In New Haven's Little Italy. Sunday, June 5 @ 2:00 pm / Doors open at 1:30 at the Italian Center, Carmichael (6821 Fair Oaks Blvd, 95608 CA) Admission $10. Around 5 million Italians arrived in the United States during the “Great Migration” in the years between 1880 and 1930. They were preceded by...

When: Sat, June 4, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT - Where: Nonna + Zucchero, 1735 India Street, San Diego, CA 92101 A thrilling adventure through time from the late 19th century and the coming of Italians to San Diego to today's modern-day renaissance. Expert tour guide Anthony M. Davi will guide us through hidden architectural landmarks, archiv...

Nearly a decade ago, about an impressive then-new restaurant called Crossings, which was located at 1010 Mission St. in South Pasadena, I wrote this: “Situated in an historic South Pas red brick building adjacent to a Metro Gold Line Station, this spacious New American has chef Lalo Sanchez (from nearby Parkway Grill) in the kitchen turning out ups...

Recently, Toronto restaurateur Jen Agg tweeted something so succinct and deathly sharp, it was like a sashimi knife straight to the heart. She wrote out a list of what “every restaurant right now” seems to have as its menu template, including roasted carrots, beet salad, crudo and “cacio e pepe (many forms).” “Every restaurant” means your average h...

On Dec. 15, 2021, Sergio Davì motored away from his home port of Palermo, Sicily, on an inflatable boat. On May 20, a group of Italian Americans is spearheading a greeting for him when he arrives at 955 Harbor Island Drive in San Diego, his last layover before completing his nearly 10,000 nautical-mile voyage from Italy to Los Angeles with multiple...

Chianti “red” denomination is the biggest one in Tuscany and Italy, and one of the territories, but also the Italian words, best known in the world. Thanks to the beauty of its landscapes, the success of its wines, but also to the many cinematographic quotations. Very famous is the one in which Professor Hannibal Lecter, in “The Silence of the Lamb...