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Get ready to learn about, taste and discuss the wines of Northern Italy – March 2-4 – at the 31st annual Wine Festival of Colorado Springs, while supporting the Colorado Springs Conservatory, the only performing arts conservatory of its kind in the Pikes Peak region. “I am so proud to have seen the festival grow from a one-night affair into a multi...

Virtually every major American city has its own Italian neighborhood. Some of the most well-known, such as Manhattan's Little Italy, Boston's North End, and Federal Hill in Providence, Rhode Island, lie on the East Coast. San Francisco has North Beach, while farther inland, Chicago has University Village, per AFAR. Missouri, however, is special. It...

The staff behind Green Russell wants to breathe some new life into an old corner. Last week, Bonanno Concepts opened Salita, a new Italian cocktail lounge, in the former Lou’s Food Bar space at 701 Grant St. in Governor’s Park. It will be staffed with the beverage team from the former Larimer Square bar, which closed on the last day of 2022. “We’d...

If you want great Italian food in Des Moines, you’re spoiled for choice! It seems like a new beloved pizzeria or pasta house crops up every year – and most of them stick around! That’s because classic Italian food stands the test of time, which is why Iowa has countless Italian-American restaurants that have been around since the mid-20th century....

Illycaffè, a leader company in sustainable high-quality coffee from Trieste, Italy, announced today a partnership with The Snow Lodge, an influential supper club and entertainment venue located inside the St. Regis Aspen Resort, where the company will be hosting six weeks of activations beginning February 13th through March 24th. Each year since 20...

Sabatino’s Italian Ristorante located in downtown Rapid City is owned by Alessio Sabatino and Jimena Scarfone. Alessio is from Rome, Jimena from northeast Italy, and they moved to Rapid City two years ago and opened the restaurant that features authentic Italian cuisine. “We are proud to make everything fresh in the restaurant,” Alessio said. “The...

Tony Maucieri was chasing a dream when he moved his family — including his daughter, Dawn, who was 8 at the time — from Chicago to Crosslake in January 1974 to buy Echo Ridge, a small resort with a supper club that was located where Zorbaz is now. “He always wanted to own a restaurant,” Dawn Maucieri, 56, said. “So they came up and looked at it, an...

A taste of Italy has arrived in Oskaloosa (IA), thanks to a woman with a vision of bringing Italian culture and cuisine to the heart of the Midwest. Paola Cipollina grew up in Genoa, Italy, an entire ocean away from small town Iowa. Her career, first in the fashion industry, then in film making, has led her to Milan, Italy; Los Angeles, California;...

A New York City-based pizzeria is finally making its way to the Hawkeye State! We have quite a few big pizza chains here in the state of Iowa: Little Caesars, Happy Joe's, Pizza Hut, Domino's, Casey's, Papa Murphy's, Papa Johns - but one place we don't have is Grimaldi's Pizzeria... yet! Thanks to a new article from the Corridor Business Journal, w...

Running Scalzotto Italian Restaurant, a trio of Italian restaurants in three different Front Range zip codes, might seem like a tough gig to pull off for a family with three kids younger than age 21. Combine that with scratch-made sauces just like real Italian mammas still make and hand-crafted pasta served in charmed small-town surroundings — all...

Craving some authentic style Italian Pizza? Marco's Pizza announced in a press release Thursday that it will be opening a new location in Ballwin. The new restaurant will be located at 15003 Manchester Road near Holloway Road. Marco's Pizza has several locations in the state, including Florissant, Wentzville and St. Peters. According to a press rel...

When it comes to picking out where to eat in my family, there are always the big 3. Do we get Mexican, Chinese, or Italian food? If for some reason we cannot choose from any of those options, then we will branch out and search for cuisine from other parts of the world. I, for one, am a sucker for Italian food. Pasta, pizza, breadsticks... Bring on...