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There is no need to fly to Italy to enjoy what the country is known for — the food. LaFavorita Fine Foods Market Place in Oyster Bay has everything one might need to cook or eat a premade delicious Italian meal. The offerings, and there are so many, are made from ingredients imported from the country fondly referred to as “Bel Paese.” Among the lar...

It's always fun to try and a new restaurant and we found one in Westchester that real foodies will be sure to love with lots of traditional fare such as burgers, but with lots of new American/Italian cuisine with a twist as well.  For those who haven't visited the newly opened 179 Bar & Grill in New Rochelle, they are in for a real treat with such...

In December, Galioto’s delicatessen opened in the heart of Little Italy on Mulberry Street. Brought to you by the team behind the NYC staple Jajaja Plantas Mexicana, the deli serves Italian sandwich classics such as The Meatball Parm (Impossible meat) and The Caprese (roasted tomato, basil, mozzarella, and garlic spread) with a plant-based twist. I...

From the Family of Charlies DeMonte: It is with very heavy hearts we say goodbye to our very dear and loved father, Charles DeMonte, who passed on January 18th, 2021. Words cannot express what he meant to his children and family. We know many people would like to say their goodbyes to Charles, AKA Charlie D, but given the unprecedented times the fa...

On January 25,  Italian Chef, Instructor and Food Writer Viola Buitoni will host a virtual discussion on the wonders of Italian olive oil. The event is part of “Food for Thought,” a new event program created by The Museum of Food and Drink and WNYC radio's Greene Space in New York City. “I like to speak to people who cook every day. Teach them how...

Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada paints a portrait of Williamsburg tradition and devotion that predates $30 brunches. Lifeblood of the Parish is a detailed ethnographic account of Italian American Catholicism and masculinity at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, called OLMC. Maldonado-Estrada, focusing on the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel a...

Thanks to the hard work of Italian Enclaves society member and major contributor, Michael Grillo, we now have a living document that can showcase the Italian American businesses in South Brooklyn that supports our popular hashtag: #SupportItalianAmericanBusinesses. As we begin to embark on the cold days of winter during these unprecedented times it...

The perfect pick-me-up for the coldest month of the year is almost here. Next week, over 100 Italian restaurants will participate in New York City's annual Restaurant Week. This year's lineup of Italian restaurants represents all five boroughs and an array of cuisines, from Milanese fine dining at Casa Lever to family-style Southern Italian spreads...

È stato avviato un protocollo d’intesa tra il Premio “Penisola Sorrentina” e l’ente del terzo settore “Exordium” di Buonalbergo, in provincia di Benevento. L’iniziativa nasce per volontà di Giuseppe Leone, artista sannita, già docente all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli e animatore instancabile del fortore sannita e non solo. l 2021 segnerà il nu...

After a short hiatus, members of the Fratelli della Santa Fede (Brothers of the Holy Faith) got back into the swing of things and celebrated the Feast of San Felice di Nola and Sant’Ilario di Poitiers at Joe’s of Avenue U (287 Ave. U), an old-school Sicilian eatery in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Our first get-together in 2021 (outside of Mass, of course),...

It’s said that the third time works the charm, a phrase that proved true during the recent presidential election: For the third time, a woman ran for the vice presidency, and for the first time, a woman won. U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) made history in November 2020 by being chosen the country’s first woman vice president. In her acceptance s...

"Brooklyn Mike" of TBMSRadio.com interviewing Singer & Entertainer  "Jimmy Alleva" is a gifted tenor with a style similar to the distinguished voices of Andrea Bocelli, Jimmy Roselli and Mario Lanza. Alleva is creating a buzz, particularly in the tri-state area where after every performance he leaves the audience standing on their feet and wanting...