NEWS FROM : Food & Wine  

by Michael Klein   Amid the stalls and shops of the Italian Market, word has been spreading of the impending retirement of Sonny D'Angelo, whose grandfather opened the family butcher shop on Ninth Street just south of Christian Street in 1910. When D'Angelo, 67, hangs up his apron at the end of the month after a half-century of work, D'...

Alla scoperta dell'America e alla sua conquista, più come una family Groove aquilana che come emigranti in fuga. Partire è un po' morire, «chi è felice non si muove» (Thomas Mann), è vero, ma Michele Morelli e Stefano Biasini del Gran caffè dell'Aquila non scappano, piuttosto inseguono un sogno americano, un american dream, in cerca di un'altra pos...

There are two chefs working side-by-side at Belmont restaurant Tavola this week. One of them is Vivetta Cintelli, who is here on a chef exchange from Charlottesville's Italian sister city, Poggio a Caiano.   Through translator Caterina Martane, Cintelli said she's excited to be in America. "It's a new experience in a totally different k...

At Mangialardo and Sons (1317 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) you'll often see police cruisers, firetrucks and ambulances double-parked on the street out front during lunchtime.   Inside the shop, there's usually a standing crowd of people waiting with numbered tickets in their hands: construction crews in blue hard hats, painters in speckled pants an...

If you're of Italian heritage or if you are marrying someone whose ancestors came from Italy, you may want to incorporate some Italian dishes in your wedding dinner menu.   If so, choosing the right mixture of Italian and American foods can help to make a statement about who you are as a couple in addition to being delicious.   Read m...

Rita's, famous for its Italian ice and frozen custard, will hold a fundraiser for the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice at its Sparta store at 25 Centre St., Sparta Theatre Centre, from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20.   "We appreciate this generous offer on the part of the Rita's owner in Sparta, Joe Toscano, to donate a portion of the evenin...

PHL CVB Ti dà il benvenuto al 1° Corso di Formazione on line "Philadelphia Expert"   Benvenuto nel primo corso di formazione on line su Philadelphia dedicato agli agenti di viaggio.   Passo dopo passo ti faremo conoscere il cuore della East Coast, alla scoperta della città dove è nata la storia degli Stati Uniti d'America, simbolo di...

"Truffles & Treasures of Italy" is an exclusive culinary tour, which will focus on Italy's celebrated white truffles, exquisite regional cuisine, and artistic treasures in Umbria, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany. Mirepoix USA, a leading online purveyor of specialty gourmet foods, has announced that the company's tour is confirmed for October 20 – No...

New Jersey Italians invites you to attend our inaugural OPERA APERITIVO! June 26, at Spuntino Winebar in Clifton, New Jersey - 7:00 – 10:30 PM Meet friendly people and make new connections! Practice your Italian and La Dolce Vita Enjoy a live performance by the Montclair Opera Group!NJ Italians, in collaboration with the Montclair Oper...

by Vicky Cruz   Inspired by family, Alice Woodson will open a new biscotti bakery and restaurant called Ambrosi Biscotti in Danville's River District. Since her position as marketing coordinator for Outback Steakhouse was eliminated during a corporate downsize in 2013, Woodson has dedicated the majority of her time to family.   I...

by Kit Waskom Pollard   About three times a year — and always just before Christmas — Ron Frezzo, his wife, Camille, and their family, including grown daughter Cristina, travel from Silver Spring to Baltimore, where they raid the aisles at Trinacria Italian Deli on North Paca Street before heading to lunch in Little Italy.   "We buy o...

Katie Parla is living her dream in Rome, The Eternal City. She grew up in an Italian-American household in Princeton Junction, where her parents worked in various food businesses. Papa now owns Clydz restaurant in New Brunswick (known for game and specialty cocktails), while her mother, Jo Ann, gives popular cooking demos at the West Windsor Commun...