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Some holiday elves at Tramonti Restaurant in Seabright have built a little Italian Christmas market in their outdoor seating area. The small plywood chalet is decorated with nutcrackers, a Christmas tree and a train set racing through a winter wonderland. Inside, it’s stocked with important Italian treats, all in beautiful packaging — advent calend...

From December 9 to December 13. Locations: AERO THEATRE - 1328 Montana Ave Santa Monica, CA 90403; LOS FELIZ THEATRE - 1822 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027. Co-presented by Cinecittà. Few Italian filmmakers since Fellini have paired sumptuous visual style with piquant social commentary as effectively as Paolo Sorrentino, who also brings a barbe...

Sun, Dec 5, 2021 at 11:00 AM - Orsi Family Vineyards, 2306 Magnolia Dr, Healdsburg, CA, 95448. Join us for our first annual Christmas Markets at Orsi! Admission is free. Sip on unique Italian varietals while you stroll our marketplace. From beautiful, artisan produced items from Italy and our own homegrown and treasured artisans right here in Sonom...

The Castro's newest Italian restaurant Vico Cavone officially opens this weekend in the former Firewood space at 4248 18th Street, after two weeks of a soft opening. Co-owner Alessandro Raimondi tells Hoodline that Vico Cavone will be hosting a grand opening on Sunday from 11 a.m until 3 p.m. Hoodline broke the news in June that Vico Cavone would b...

Many restaurants are cautiously returning to business after pandemic-related economic consequences. But one local Italian chain is expanding and they are setting up shop in a part of town that has had its history of troubles. "So the cool thing about that pasta machine you can put on different cutters, or different dyes,” said Shawn Cronin, M’Tucci...

Eni is pleased to announce that it opened its first "Open Innovation Outpost" in San Francisco today. Innovation has always been a strategic factor for Eni: with the new challenge of Digital Open Innovation, Eni hopes to stress its interest in and dedication towards protecting innovation ecosystems, with the aim of discovering emerging trends that...

A portion of East Sacramento will officially be known as “Little Italy” after the Sacramento City Council approved the new nickname on Tuesday. 49th to 59th streets and J Street to Folsom Boulevard is the area that will adopt the nickname of Little Italy.  Sacramento City Councilmember Jeff Harris requested the resolution that would re-name the are...

Rose Pizzeria, a hotly anticipated pizza and wine spot from two seasoned industry veterans, is set to open Wednesday on University Avenue in Berkeley. The new restaurant is making a calculated risk by bucking a couple big trends, Gerad Gobel, who co-owns Rose with his wife, Alexis Rorabaugh, told Nosh. First, Rose will not serve takeout or delivery...

After a two-year hiatus, the 9th edition of the beloved Mercatino di Natale will be held at the Museo Italo Americano again! Museo Italo-Americano - Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123. FREE ADMISSION. Masks and proof of vaccination required at the Museo. Inspired by Christmas Markets in Northern Italy and throug...

Anne Rudin, the first woman to be elected Sacramento mayor, died last Thursday from complications of pneumonia, her family said. She was 97.  “Sacramento has lost a champion of the people and trailblazer for women and girls across our region,” Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D–Sacramento) said in a statement Sunday. “Her impact will be forever felt in...

This fall, Chapman Italian Studies students combined their linguistic training with a transcultural investigation in a wide range of disciplinary contexts: Italian immigration to North America, Anglo-American expatriate experiences in Italy, the history and future of tourism on the peninsula, and Italian language as the embodiment and expression of...

The Sciasia Lectures at San Francisco belongs to the calendar of Sciasian Lectures in the world. It is promoted by the National Committee for the Centenary of Sciascia, chaired by Senator Emma Bonino, and by the Amici di Leonardo Sciascia Association, in collaboration with the Università per Stranieri di Perugia and the Institute for the Italian En...