NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

As an Italian-American and borderline wino (I mean, aficionado), I’ve had Eataly on my short list of must-visits for a few years. Earlier this month, my dream of plates piled with fresh pasta and cannolis the size of a boot came to fruition when my family and I made the easy journey to Eataly, 43 E. Ohio St. Eataly is a chain of large Italian food...

Wednesday November 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST. Shelby Township Library – Legacy Room (52610 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township MI). This intriguing talk is open to all. Free Admission & No advance registration required. The Com.It.Es Detroit, a non-profit Italian organization representing Italians living abroad, is pleased to present Steve Lehto, the aut...

Last spring, we sat down with Sarah and Zak Baker, the husband and wife team behind Ca’Lucchenzo Pastificio & Enoteca, a West Side mecca for housemade pasta and regional Italian dishes. Our conversation centered around their culinary backgrounds and the experiences that made opening their own restaurant possible. But we promised to bring them back...

Tom Izzo insists he has no plans to call it a career anytime soon. The Hall of Fame coach, who turns 68 in January, is entering his 28th season in charge of Michigan State's program and his energy level hasn't missed a beat. “When it’s time that I don’t enjoy it, when it’s time I can’t take a red-eye (flight) from Vegas to Orlando, it will be time...

Those recently inspired by Emma D’Arcy’s favorite cocktail — a negroni sbagliato with prosecco in it, if you missed that buzz — will have a new place to try it this coming week. Amara, the third project from Rule No. One Hospitality, officially opens for “aperitivo hour” and dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 670 N. Midvale Blvd. inside Hilldale shoppi...

Cleveland’s Little Italy is rich in culture, cuisine, and good times. There are so many great things to do in Cleveland’s Little Italy, and this neighborhood crawl is the best way to see its top attractions. Grab a group of your friends, take a selfie (be sure to follow Only In Cleveland on Instagram, where you can tag us in your pics), and start p...

The Consorzio di Tutela Vini d'Abruzzo is pleased to announce its return to the US with multiple occasions to taste its signature wines and learn about them from some of the best wine educators of the country. Two of the masterclasses in the program are part of Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour which will have among its protagonists a selection of...

If you're a fan of Italian cuisine, you should check out these local restaurants in Ohio. Ezio's Italian RestaurantSince 1973, this restaurant has been serving fantastic Italian cuisine. Customer recommendations include the chicken marsala over gnocchi, lasagna (which is made with homemade pasta, Italian sausage, ricotta, pecorino, mozzarella, and...

Having weathered the pandemic through grit and determination after opening barely a month before it began, Finuccio & Sons Italian Deli & Catering just outside Schaumburg has now doubled its size with the addition of a specialty grocery store. Located at 1612 E. Algonquin Road, in a strip mall in unincorporated Cook County, the Italian grocery stor...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, in collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit and with the support of the Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation, has scheduled three interesting events to celebrate Italian Language Week. “L’italiano dei giovani degli anni 2020 [duemila venti o venti venti?] tra standard, neostanda...

Il Pellicano officially opened on Friday, Sept. 23, said Massimo Tabacco, who co-owns the restaurant with Matthew Balk. The restaurant, located at 1460 Post Road, serves a selection of small plates and appetizers, such as charred octopus, burrata, meatballs, and rice balls stuffed with mozzarella. Guests can also choose from a variety of pasta dish...

A celebration of Italian heritage and appreciation of membership. This members-only, no cost event is on Sunday October 23, 2022  from 2:30 – 5:00 PM. in Priori Hall at Holy Rosary Church, 520 Stevens St., Indianapolis IN. While a hot dish, water and soft drinks will be provided, each attendee is asked to bring a dish, salad, dessert or other bever...