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A campaign ad that portrays a congressional candidate as Snooki from the “Jersey Shore” reality TV show is being slammed as a bigoted and a slap at Italian-Americans. New Jersey Italian American Heritage Commission chairman Robert J. DiBiase wants Republican David Richter to pull his “Snooki ad” that compares rival Kate Gibbs to Nicole Polizzi, a c...

A chef from northern New Jersey is gearing up to compete against seven others in a national pasta competition. If Robbie Felice wins the contest at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival, he'll not only win the title of USA Master of Pasta, but will also represent America at the 9th annual Barilla Pasta World Championship next fall in Italy. During...

New Jersey has some of the largest Italian-American communities in the country. And New Jersey residents are V proud of their top-notch Italian American delis. There are not only Italian specialties, such as imported prosciutto, mortadella, or pear-shaped knobs of provolone, but also plenty of American favorites — like huge hunks of roast beef and...

On the 500th anniversary of Raphael Sanzio's death, on February 16 the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington D.C. inaugurated “Raphael and his circle”, an exhibition with drawings by Raphael and his most distinguished pupils – Giulio Romano, Perino del Vaga and Polidoro da Caravaggio – and some of the best engravings by the main interpreters...

Home for Good Dog Rescue is finalizing details for its popular annual Taste of Italy, a Spaghetti & Meatballs Dinner and Tricky Tray taking place on Saturday, March 7, at the Long Hill Community Center in Stirling, NJ.  At this 11th annual event, everyone will enjoy luxury prizes, notable guests and festive entertainment. This year, the event will...

Vico Magistretti was one of the most prolific industrial designers of his generation. His pieces, from lamps to chairs, to sofas and kitchens, grace homes and offices around the world. And he was not just a designer, but also a highly influential architect and a generous teacher. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Magistretti’s birth, and...

Friday, March 6, 2020. 5.30 pm - 7 pm Light Snack (Appetizers & beverages), Networking, and Presentation. History of the Italian Immigration Museum - 1834 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19148. The event is $15 for all Filitalia members and $20 for non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online.‌Join Angela Cacciarru and...

For his airy Neapolitan trattoria in Columbia Heights, Napoli Pasta Bar owner Antonio Ferraro was on the search for a new chef who could recreate authentic Italian flavors from his native Naples. He ended up going with Andy Clark, a local chef and Maryland native without an Italian bone in his body. The fit may seem surprising from Clark’s side as...

Thursday March 26 | 5:30pm. Milton & Betty Katz JCC, 501 N Jerome Ave., Margate, NJ 08402. A delicious Kosher Italian Pasta Meal and presentation by Eleanor Foa, author of Mixed Messages: Reflections on an Italian Jewish Family and Exile. In post-World War II America, who ever heard of an Italian Jew? Author, Eleanor Foa born in Italy raised in Ame...

The IACC's 2nd annual International Specialty Food Summit (ISFS) will be held on March 10-11, 2020, at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. Co-organized with the Academy of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University, the ISFS is an exclusive forum for food industry executives to explore emerging and future trends, merchandising technique...

Touch of Italy is known throughout Delaware’s Cape Region, Ocean City, Md. and Wilmington for authentic Italian ingredients imported from Arthur Avenue in the Bronx! But this Delaware landmark is a lot more than that: Touch of Italy’s Italian Marketplace features hard-to-find imported items and one-stop-shopping where guests can purchase TOI-brand...

How absolutely magnificent was the Primo Mercato dining experience? Dare I say it was extraordinary? Yes, that’s the most accurate way to describe it. Nestled in the Mall at Short Hills, Primo Mercato is a market that combines sensational fresh food, a friendly bar and extensive wine list, and tasty live jazz music, all of which feeds the soul. (Th...