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Lucca Ravioli Co., the 94-year-old Italian deli in San Francisco’s Mission District, will close on April 20. Business is still brisk at the deli, which specializes in sandwiches, fresh pasta and imported goods. But owner Michael Feno wants to retire, said the deli’s manager, who gave his name as Jim. “We’re still busy as hell,” the manager said. Lu...

Un italiano comanda alla Casa Bianca. Non è il presidente degli Stati Uniti ma il suo ruolo è ugualmente se non più importante per le migliaia di bambini poveri a cui ogni giorno regala un piatto di pasta ben condita. Si chiama Bruno Serato, ha 62 anni e la sua White House (chiamata così perché assomiglia alla residenza dei presidenti Usa) è un ris...

The annual Winter Fancy Food Show by the Specialty Food Association was back in the Bay Area, as the largest marketplace devoted to specialty foods and beverages on the West Coast kicked off, on January 13. It was 1952 when, for the first time, New York City hosted the just born not-for-profit trade association. Today, with two annual editions betw...

The owners of Little Italy’s Civico 1845 are revealing more about their newest restaurant project that’s opening at the corner of 5th and Laurel in Bankers Hill. Brothers Dario and Pietro Gallo, who run the successful India Street eatery that features dishes from their native Calabria, Italy, will partner with a father and son chef duo who have a M...

Vinitaly International’s first mission for its 2019 tour took some of the best Italian wines to San Francisco, California, where the 44th edition of the Winter Fancy Food Show was in full swing from January 13th to 15th at the Moscone Center. For the third year in a row, Veronafiere and Vinitaly International spread the gospel of Italian wine cultu...

Vinitaly International in collaboration with Veronafiere are working on the finishing touches of the Los Angeles edition of the VIA Italian Wine Ambassador certification course next February andenrollment is still open. The re-formatted, tasting-intensive Italian wine course is taught by VIA Faculty Sarah Heller MW and Henry Davar, both experienced...

When it comes to finding a slice of Europe in San Diego, locals commonly look to the city's Little Italy neighborhood. From the traditional cuisine of pizza and pasta to new favorites setting up shop in the area, the neighborhood has its share of old and new to please visitors. But a big part of the area's charm is its Italian ambiance, in both the...

Un importante accordo che presto vedrà protagonista il progetto Gustoso negli USA. Nel suo ristorante di Los Angeles, considerato da Food&Wine uno dei dieci migliori chef degli Stati Uniti, porta le tradizioni e i sapori della Sicilia. Oggi la costellazione dei ristoranti della famiglia Drago a Los Angeles è fatto da 13 locali: tra i più noti Drago...

Principale appuntamento nella città californiana è stata l’annuale manifestazione fieristica Winter Fancy Food Show che ha visto la partecipazione, in collaborazione con ICE, Federalimentare, Cibus, Tuttofood e Vinitaly, di oltre 50 società italiane attive nel settore agro-alimentare. Domenica 13, accompagnato dal Console Generale Ortona e dal Dire...

Mona Fresh Italian Food, a casual restaurant offering pasta, Italian sandwiches and chopped salads, will open in downtown as part of the Understory culinary marketplace in the 35-story Capitol Tower opening this year. Mona, an Italian concept from chef Sidney Degaine that opened last year off the Katy Freeway, will join the previously announced Eas...

Il Padiglione Italia e' la grande attrazione del Winter Fancy Food 2019, il maggiore evento commerciale dedicato alle specialità alimentari della West Coast, in programma dal 13 al 15 gennaio al Moscone Center di San Francisco, alla presenza dell'ambasciatore italiano negli Stati Uniti, Armando Varricchio. Alla manifestazione partecipano 52 aziende...

Vino lovers, mark your calendars for the first festa of 2019. Taste up to 20 Italian wines and enjoy countless food pairings throughout our marketplace during the Winter Wine Festa on January 25. From 5:30-8 p.m. during the Winter Wine Festa, sip your way through a multitude of regional Italian wines paired with traditional Italian bites. But that’...