NEWS FROM : EAST  

When: Sat, November 19, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST - Where: History of Italian Immigration Museum 1834 East Passyunk Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19148 Birth of New Biccari in Philadelphia is a bilingual book (Italian & English) that tells the story of a select family of Italian immigrants from the Comune di Biccari (Italy - Region of Puglia; Pro...

New Jersey may be one of the smaller states in the country, but we pack a pretty big punch when it comes to culture. Between our food, beaches, lushes hiking trails, rich history and so much more it's really no surprise that I'm always finding out about new and interesting things to do! Of course, New Jersey's food culture is second to none. Whethe...

On the occasion of the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington present the exhibition FOOD HEROES. The photographic display is dedicated to some regional emblematic and successful stories of virtuous personalities of the Italian food and wine scene. From beekeepers in Friuli-Ve...

If we had to describe the 47th edition of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Gala in a few words, we could not find a better way than “it was a memorable celebration at many, if not all, levels.” Washington DC became the place to be for Italian Americans in the US on October 29th, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, when NIAF put together one...

Luiss Guido Carli crossed the Atlantic with the aim of "strengthening that virtual bridge existing between Italy and the United States that is supported on skills, relationships and new business opportunities, but also strategic assets of what is defined as a new economic diplomacy of education." An important appointment, a meeting that took place...

Italian restaurant Pastina is making the move from Albany to Delmar. Owner and chef Mike Pietrocola said they are currently moving into the former Twisted Vine Wine & Tap space at 384 Kenwood Avenue in Delmar. Pastina opened at 11 Colvin Avenue in Albany in December 2020. Pietrocola has been a chef since the 1980s, working around the area at restau...

The Delaware Valley Italian American Herald is proud to present the First Publisher’s Wine Tasting and Gourmet dinner featuring Count Sebastiano Capponi of Villa Calcinaia in Florence, Italy. The dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at Margaret Kuo’s Kitchen in the  Promenade at Granite Run in Media, Pa. A Knight of St. Stephen and a medal-holder...

A new Italian American specialty market is setting up shop in Bayville, NJ. Located in Heritage Square, home of Bud, the Bayville dinosaur, Cucina Fresca said on social media that it will open sometime the week of Nov. 7. The new market will carry a variety of Italian delicacies, from grocery staples like canned tomatoes and pasta, along with fresh...

On October 28th and 29th, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law (Catholic Law) hosted the National Italian American Bar Association’s (NIABA) annual meeting of its board of directors. Francis Donnarumma '78, serves as NIABA’s current president leading a board of 38 lawyers from across the United States, Canada, and Italy. Also a...

What do a charismatic mob boss, an Italian-American boy being brought up in a law-abiding family, and Bill Mazeroski have in common? They all factor into actor, writer, director and producer Chazz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale.” Before it was a movie, it was a one-man stage play and the 70-year-old Palminteri is bringing it to Pittsburgh’s Byham Theat...

Massimo Sola, who once earned a Michelin star for a restaurant in Italy, is now the executive chef at Felina, the award-winning Italian restaurant on East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood. He has replaced Carlos Valdez, who had a short stint at Felina, which opened in 2019 with founding four-star chef Anthony Bucco. "I’m putting all my skills into a b...

Dining at the recently under new ownership, Nunzio by Chef Michael DeLone in Collingswood, is no ordinary night out. In fact, Owner and Executive Chef Michael DeLone won’t serve his patrons chicken parm and fettuccine Alfredo. Instead, they should expect classic Italian dishes with a sophisticated twist. The name Nunzio may sound familiar to locals...