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A new restaurant that captures the flavors of Southern Italy is now part of Campbell’s bustling downtown district scene. Doppio Zero, located at 220 E. Campbell Ave. in the heart of downtown, recently opened its doors, offering homemade pasta and wood-fired Neapolitan pizza. The restaurant includes a full bar and indoor and outdoor seating for cust...

Travelers who want to visit Italy may dream of perusing famed Renaissance artworks or glimpsing the Colosseum. The iconic sights are some of the best in the world, and the food is second to none. Though, like any place you've never visited, you may have myths and misconceptions in mind about the lovely Italia. These rumors could compel even the wel...

The wine produced in Italy’s Franciacorta, the bucolic agricultural area known for its sparkling wines just outside of Brescia, is not Prosecco. This was the first thing that I learned during my time with the Franciacorta Consortium, the local economic and agrotourism board, who invited me to the area for a three day tour of wine tasting throughout...

If you’re day dreaming about visiting an Italian café, but a European getaway isn’t in the cards, it’s time to swing by Café Gran Milan in the outer reaches of Richmond. You won’t be disappointed. The Italian eatery may have an elusive location nearby the Pacific East Mall, but what it lacks in convenience, it makes up for with delicious eats and e...

The Hazleton Chapter of UNICO granted their annual scholarships to four successful applicants on June 13. Each successful applicant was awarded $1,500 to be used for their tuition. Two technical school scholarships were awarded to Bruce Hopeck and Brianna Novotnak, and two academic scholarships were awarded to Sophia Lombardo and Madison Lizbinski....

It's impossible not to love the millennia-old history of this special land that is Sardinia, a place that has its roots in the myths and legends of the ancient island of Atlantis, and which combines the beauty of the sea and nature with an unparalleled cultural heritage. Not to mention the sense of identity perfectly expressed by the flag of the Fo...

Robert DeLeo was working in southern Florida when an opportunity came up. At the time, he had no idea how a move to Charleston would change the trajectory of his life and career. He met his wife, Breana, shortly after settling in the Holy City to lead the dining concepts at The Restoration Charleston on Wentworth Street. Nine years later, the husba...

It’s not so very long ago that Puglia was off the tourist map, judged as the poor southern relation to culturally rich northern Italy. In the last decade or so, tourists, particularly Italian holidaymakers, have cottoned on to the region’s charms – lovely beaches and the small, cone-shaped dwellings known as trulli have perhaps been its biggest dra...

Located in the Marche region of Italy, Fabriano is a city with a history rooted in Neolithic times as evidenced by archaeological finds at the Attidium site. Fabriano’s best-known feature is its ancient tradition in papermaking, which has earned it the title of UNESCO Creative City, in the category of Crafts, Arts and Folk Traditions, due to its pa...

The Madison Italian Workmen’s Club was listed on the State Register of Historic places, announced the Wisconsin Historical Society on Friday. The clubhouse located at 914 Regent St. was added to the register on May 24 and was presented with a certificate by State Historic Preservation Officer, Daina Penkiunas. The Workmen’s Club was formed by 42 or...

Americans’ love affair with Italian food, wine, culture and art isn’t lost on Marzia and Nico Candelora. The husband-and-wife team of Italian restaurateurs opened their second Punta Gorda establishment—Fresco. Fresco is located at 321 Taylor St., next door to their full-menu Italian restaurant, Pizza Gorda, which opened in August 2020. Several doze...

The first time I stepped into the world of Bussana Vecchia, I was a child and I don’t retain a real memory of it. It’s more of a blurred image, a cloud of colors, of alleys going uphill, and of my father’s arms on which I clung for help in climbing those alleys. I remember the large church with no ceiling as if it was a temple from another world, a...